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Crime Reporting

Volume 448: debated on Wednesday 5 July 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether arrangements are in place (a) in Redbridge, (b) in Waltham Forest and (c) in England and Wales for the public to report a crime to the police online; and if he will make a statement. (78554)

The national police portal ( provides the facility for members of the public to report ‘non-emergency’ crime and hate crime/incidents online. Event specific forms are available that seek information from the public. The information is then sent to the force in whose area the alleged crime is committed.