A NEW WAY TO REPORT CRIMES AND INFORMATION ACROSS SUSSEX
Published: 16 April 2019
The police non-emergency phone number 101 remains available if personal
contact is required. However, using SOH significantly reduces wait times for
those reporting crimes or incidents, or if you simply wish to provide some
information to the police. Reporting online via SOH is easy and effective. It
has been positively endorsed by a number of Neighbourhood Watch members who
have had the opportunity to use it.
The new portal can be found on the home page of the recently updated
Sussex Police website www.sussex.police.uk. In addition to the
Report area, here you will find a new box “Tell us about …”. There is a drop
down from which you can select, for example, “Something you’ve seen or heard”.
If reporting a crime or incident which has occurred in Sussex, SOH is
available directly via https://sussex.police.uk/contact-us/report-online/.
You can scroll further down that page to see other options.
SOH should NOT be used for an emergency – dialling 999 remains the means
of contact if there is danger to a person or if a crime is being committed.
All reports submitted via SOH will receive an immediate acknowledgement
message. Reports are reviewed in live time, and within 48 hours Sussex Police
will provide a personal response from a named staff member.