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This page contains details of telephone numbers, addresses and email addresses for contacting the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS).

Warning: This is archived material and may be out of date. The Metropolitan Police Authority has been replaced by the Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime (MOPC).

See the MOPC website for further information.

Contacting the Metropolitan Police Service

Contacting the MPS

Metropolitan Police Service
New Scotland Yard

Tel: 020 7230 1212
Fax: 020 7230 4276

Anti Terrorist hotline: 0800 789 321


Crimestoppers is an independent UK-wide charity working to stop crime. If you have information about any crime you would prefer to offer in confidence and anonymously, call free on 0800 555 111.

Borough web pages

All Borough Operational Command Units (BOCUs) have their own pages on the MPS website.

Please note: The City of London Police are a separate force and not part of The Metropolitan Police Service.

Reporting crime

The MPS has guidance and a service on their website for reporting crime.

Careers at the MPS

As London’s biggest employer, MPS people come from all walks of life, have all manner of skills and experiences and carry out all sorts of different roles. As well as the officers out on the policing frontline, the Met also employs 14,000 members of police staff who are involved in everything from answering emergency calls to training horses, keeping our accounts in order to working at the cutting-edge of IT.

Because the MPS is committed to creating a police service that fully reflects London’s diversity, it’s essential that all applicants have a genuine respect and sensitivity for working effectively with the capital’s many different communities.

The sheer size and diversity of the MPS brings unique challenges but it also brings unique rewards. Benefits include good salaries, excellent career prospects, a superb pension and the unparalleled sense of pride that comes with helping to make London safer.

To find out more about any of the following roles (except ACPO rank experienced officers), please visit


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