Crime and law enforcement
If you are a victim of crime, please do not suffer in
silence. In a serious emergency telephone the Police,
Fire or Ambulance services on 999.
Where is my Nearest Police Station?
The main police stations in Cheshire
can be found on the Cheshire
Police website and you can notify the police of non emergency minor crimes
Who can help me?
What Other Help is Available?
- Cheshire Victim Support helps
to provide confidential support and information to victims of
crime, including how to apply for compensation and
information about crime prevention, the criminal justice
system and going to court. The police should give
your details to Cheshire Victim Support unless you ask them
not to and Victim Support will contact you.
If you have concerns about a child's welfare, further
information is available on our Child Abuse web pages or you may contact
our Social Care Team.
If you are a victim of child abuse and need someone to talk to,
contact ChildLine or
For information on Domestic Violence visit
our Domestic Violence webpages or visit
the GOV.UK domestic
The Council provides information on Drug and Alcohol
, together with links to other
organisations. The Cheshire Drug Intervention
Service (DISC) provide support to young people who are
experiencing difficulties because of their own or someone else's
Information about identity theft can be obtained from Action
British Transport Police can be contacted on the following
- General non-emergency 0800 405 040
- Switchboard 0300 123 2299
- Emergency number for Birmingham 0121 254 8904 and for London
0207 222 2724
Our Youth Offending team works with
children and young people aged between 10-17 who break the law and
subsequently become subject to the youth justice system. Visit
Offenders webpages for more information.
Information about prisons can be found
on the Justice website.