What happens after you have reported a crime to us?
An officer will normally contact you within five days of a development in the investigation of your case and in some cases, if you are eligible, within one day; other updates will be provided at regular intervals following discussion between you and the officer in your case.
We are dedicated to placing you at the centre of our service. We will conduct a thorough investigation and do our best to bring criminals to justice.
Our aim is to keep you and your community safe from harm. Even if our efforts do not lead us to a suspect straight away, police officers often link current suspects to old investigations. If this happens, your case may be reviewed and the suspect interviewed. You will be kept informed of all developments should they arise.
Download our booklet which provides you with information about the support you are entitled to and useful contact details of other supporting agencies you can access.