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There is a North Yorkshire Police office at the North York Moors National Park Authority at The Old Vicarage in Bondgate, Helmsley. The nearest Police Stations are at – Malton & Pickering.

PCSO Sean Simpson

PCSO Sean Simpson

PCSO Sean Simpson

Sean was an RAF Police Officer and a Landlord before joining North Yorkshire Police as a PCSO in January 2007. He has worked in some challenging areas of York and had been working in The Groves area before transferring to Ryedale. Sean is looking forward to bringing his experience and skills to Ryedale as well as learning some new ones as he gets to grips with his new role. He works from Helmsley Police Office and can be contacted on sean.simpson@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

Sean covers the wards of Helmsley, Kirkbymoorside, Ampleforth, Dales & Sinnington.

Contacting the police

You can contact North Yorkshire Police by phone, post, email or in person.

Telephone
Call 101 – for all non-emergencies
For general enquiries (for example, to contact an officer or police station) or to report an incident that does not require immediate attention, dial 101. Calls are charged at 15p.

After dialling 101, you will be given three options:

  1. Press 1 to report a crime, incident, or to provide information.
  2. If you know the name of the person or department you want to speak to, press 2.
  3. To speak to a custody suite, press 3.

To contact North Yorkshire Police from outside the force area, call 01904 618691.

If you are calling us from outside the UK, dial +44 1904 618691. Make sure you dial the international prefix first (so in most European countries, dial 00 44 1904 618691, or in North America, dial 011 44 1904 618691).

Call 999 – in an emergency
You should only dial 999 if:

  • There is danger to life
  • There is the use, or immediate threat of use, of violence
  • There is serious injury to a person and / or serious damage to property
  • A crime is, or is likely to be serious, and in progress
  • An offender has just been disturbed at the scene
  • An offender has been detained and poses, or is likely to pose, a risk to other people
  • A road traffic collision involves, or is likely to involve, serious personal injury
  • A road is blocked after a road traffic collision, or there is a dangerous or excessive build up of traffic

(Emergency health services in York and North Yorkshire will respond to drug overdose calls for help without routinely notifying the police).

Email enquiries
Send enquiries to general.enquiries@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk – please include as much detail as possible in your message, including your home address and preferred method of contact if we need to get in touch with you.

If you prefer, you can email your local Safer Neighbourhood Team directly.

Email addresses for specific requests – for example those relating to Freedom of Information or firearms information – can be found on this website. You can search or use the sitemap to quickly find what you are looking for.

Accessibility
Textphone 18001 101 – for all non-emergencies
To contact an officer, police station, or to report an incident that does not require immediate attention or for general enquiries. This service is provided by the RNID Text Relay service and is suitable for people who have a hearing or speech impairment.

Textphone 18000 – in an emergency
If there is a crime in progress or if there is a threat to life. This service is provided by the RNID Text Relay service and is suitable for people who have a hearing or speech impairment.

EmergencySMS
The emergencySMS service lets deaf, hard of hearing and speech-impaired people in the UK send an SMS text message to the UK 999 service where it will be passed to the police, ambulance, fire rescue, or coastguard. Register your mobile phone now; don’t wait until you need the emergencySMS service.

Postal enquiries
North Yorkshire Police Headquarters
Newby Wiske
Northallerton
North Yorkshire
DL7 9HA

Crimestoppers

North Yorkshire Crimestoppers is dedicated to fighting crime across North Yorkshire.

North Yorkshire Crimestoppers is dedicated to fighting crime across North Yorkshire.

We help to promote the charity in communities across the region, to let people know that Crimestoppers is there for them as an anonymous route to pass on information about crime. Crimestoppers guarantees anonymity, which means that no-one can ever find out who passed on information about crime.

To pass on information about crime anonymously, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or fill out our secure, encrypted online Giving Information Form.

Call us on 01751 430 116 or 07875 018888