Suffolk Police News
Council may reintroduce chemical we...
Suffolk County Council says natural alternatives have been unable to meet its requirements.~ Wed, 28 Feb 2024 17:22:29 GMT
Beer connoisseur drinks 72-year-old...
Greene King brewed the beer in 1952 to commemorate the coronation of Elizabeth II.~ Wed, 28 Feb 2024 16:08:49 GMT
Seizure crash officer has 'full sup...
Paul Sanford says PC Karl Warren has been "paying a heavy price" for his medical condition.~ Wed, 28 Feb 2024 14:17:08 GMT
Potholes in Suffolk increased ‘by 8...
Suffolk County Council responds to a petition denouncing the state of the county’s roads.~ Wed, 28 Feb 2024 11:33:00 GMT
PC cleared of misconduct after fail...
PC Karl Warren says he has no memory of the collision involving a patrol car and an Audi.~ Wed, 28 Feb 2024 08:02:05 GMT
Pothole repair petition passes 1,00...
Phil Robson is calling for the council to implement "comprehensive repairs" to its roads.~ Wed, 28 Feb 2024 06:42:17 GMT
'More staff' needed to improve coun...
More than £4m will be spent in Suffolk on psychologists and clearing the backlog of annual reviews.~ Wed, 28 Feb 2024 06:39:59 GMT
Head teachers frustrated by Raac cl...
More than 200 schools across England have been affected by crumbling concrete.~ Tue, 27 Feb 2024 18:38:09 GMT
Cinema employees 'really hurt' by c...
Omniplex acquired their Ipswich site in December after Empire Cinemas fell into administration.~ Tue, 27 Feb 2024 13:46:02 GMT
'I'll be world champion' says boxer...
Eilish Tierney is not short on confidence following her first win as a professional.~ Tue, 27 Feb 2024 09:01:01 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