Suffolk Police News
Ipswich Town 2-1 Coventry City - We...
Wes Burns' superb banana shot helps promotion-chasing Ipswich Town beat Coventry City at Portman Road.~ Sat, 02 Dec 2023 19:28:57 GMT
Met Office issue ice weather warnin...
Residents in the East of England are being warned to take care.~ Sat, 02 Dec 2023 16:12:11 GMT
A14 Orwell Bridge reopens after ins...
One carriageway of the A14 was closed earlier at Ipswich due to a broken down vehicle on the bridge.~ Sat, 02 Dec 2023 10:42:32 GMT
Nuclear plant 'building relationshi...
Sizewell C says it is "offering things that are fun", but campaigners say that is ironic.~ Sat, 02 Dec 2023 07:24:09 GMT
Ipswich couple light up home in mem...
Julie and Neil Stout's 28-year-old daughter died two days after giving birth.~ Sat, 02 Dec 2023 07:07:32 GMT
Ipswich Town Women name Maria Boswe...
Blues defender Maria Boswell takes the armband as Blue Wilson departs the club.~ Fri, 01 Dec 2023 13:11:38 GMT
Ipswich waterfront to gain new rest...
The council says the redevelopment of a derelict building will be a "fantastic addition" to Ipswich.~ Fri, 01 Dec 2023 12:52:06 GMT
Suffolk police launch Christmas dri...
The annual campaign aims to highlight the dangers of driving under the influence of drink and drugs.~ Fri, 01 Dec 2023 07:39:00 GMT
Road gritting team prepare for wint...
Suffolk Highways will grit 2,000 miles of road across the county as temperatures fall.~ Fri, 01 Dec 2023 07:06:00 GMT
Framlingham flood-damaged pub reope...
The Railway Inn at Framlingham flooded during Storm Babet with damage "not covered" by insurance.~ Fri, 01 Dec 2023 06:30:59 GMT
Westhorpe is part of the Neighbourhood Watch Scheme. Notifications received from Suffolk Police are continuously updated on this site and residents are prompted to check the site regulary for any updates. See ALERTS & NOTIFCATIONS on the right hand side of this page.
Help keep our village safe by reporting any suspicious activity or incident to Suffolk Police using any of the following on-line or contact methods:
- via Westhorpe's Safer Neighbourhood Scheme
- Report a crime to Crimestoppers anonymously
- Report a fraud
- Report a missing person
- On line crime reporting form
When to dial 101
You can now dial 101 (avaiable 24 hours, 7 days a week) to talk to police about urgent issues. NOTE: It is NOT for emergencies - see When to Dial 999.
The system will determine your location and connect you to the police force covering Westhorpe. A recorded message will announce which police force you are being connected to (it will give you a choice if you are on a boundary between two or more forces). Police call handlers in the local force contact centre will then answer the call and respond appropriately. Use this service to report non-emergency crimes, disorder or anti-social behavior or speak to your local police officers, e.g.
- a vehicle has been stolen
- property has been damaged
- suspected drug use or dealing
- you want to give police information about crime in your area
- you would like to speak to a local police officer
When to dial 999
You should only dial 999 when life is threatened or people are injured, or if there is a crime in progress or an immeidate police response is necessary, i.e.
- life is in danger
- a serious offence is in progress
- a suspect is at a scene
- an alleged offender is identified at any location
- there is an imminent likelihood of violence/damage to a person's property
- there is a serious road traffice collision