Join LS4 CPSF
Options to report a case:
1. Call 10111
ENSURE you receive a reference number
2. Visit a Police station
Ensure you have all the relevant information with you, including:
The name of the individual involved
Or a very clear description
Exact location of the incident
As close as possible timeframe of the incident
A full description of what happened
Detail of eyewitnesses if any
What information to provide when reporting suspicious activity
Refer to the below graphics to guide you in the information that can help in acting on the incident faster:
When reporting any incident answer the following questions for yourself and provide this information to the person taking your call:
WHO - Identify yourself to the person your report incident too
WHAT - Be specific with what is happening or happened
WHERE – Be specific and precise on the location of the incident
WHAT - What help or assistance is required
WHY - Why is this help needed
HOW - Give detail about the incident and how you want it to be handled
Identify a suspicious person
Some points to look out for determining a person is or act suspicious:
Same person walks past the same house around five times in a short period of time
Same person is sitting on the same area for 30 minutes or more
People are looking into houses without having any reason to.
What does not count as suspicious:
People walking in the street. They have the right to.
People taking pictures in the street. It is a public space and is allowed to take pictures.
To report a suspicious person
First ensure that the person actually do something that is suspicious based on the guidelines.
When reporting, ensure you provide the follow:
WHY IS THE PERSON SUSPICIOUS?
The clothes the person is wearing, referring to the guidelines provided under What information to provide when reporting Suspicious activity.
Exact time you observed the suspicious behaviour
Exact location you observed the suspicious behaviour