How do I contact Exeter police?

How do I contact Exeter police?

For non emergencies – CALL 101 or EMAIL 101@dc.police.uk.

What’s the number for the police UK?

Contact the police by calling 999 to report emergencies or by calling 101 for non-emergencies.

How many police officers are in Exeter?


Devon and Cornwall Police
Headquarters Middlemoor, Exeter, Devon
Police officers 3,593 (March 2021) 549 special constables (March 2021)
PCSOs 320 (March 2021)
Police and Crime Commissioner responsible Alison Hernandez (Conservative)

Do you have to talk to police UK?

You don’t have to answer any questions the police officer asks you, unless the officer suspects you are linked to an offence. The fact that the police may have stopped someone does not mean they are guilty of an offence.

Why would the police come to your house UK?

In general the police do not have the right to enter a person’s house or other private premises without their permission. However, they can enter without a warrant: when in close pursuit of someone the police believe has committed, or attempted to commit, a serious crime, or. to sort out a disturbance, or.

How do I text the police UK?

Simply by sending an SMS message to 999, you can call for help and the emergency services will be able to reply to you. A relay assistant will speak your SMS message to the 999 advisor, their reply will be sent back to you as an SMS message.

What does DS mean in police terms?

Detective Sergeant (DS or Det Sgt) Detective Inspector (DI or Det Insp) Detective Chief Inspector (DCI or Det Ch Insp)

Can you be rude to a police officer UK?

There is no specific offence of swearing at a police officer, and in fact it is not a specific crime of swearing in public, only of causing “harassment alarm or distress” under the Act mentioned above. This requires some evidence of an individual being, or being likely to be, offended by the language used.

Can police search your phone UK?

Typically, no, unless the police use legal search powers. For example, the police may use a piece of law called Section 49 of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA) which makes it an offence if you refuse to provide access to your phone.

Do police send text messages?

The national public warning system may send voice messages to landline telephones and text messages to mobile telephones within a specific area defined by the emergency service organisation issuing the warning message, about likely or actual emergencies such as fire, flood, or extreme weather events.

Can I message police?

If you have a hearing or speech impairment, use our textphone service 18000. Or text us on 999 if you’ve pre-registered with the emergencySMS service .

What does PC stand for in British police?

(in Britain and Canada) Police Constable.