Each area across Essex has an allocated neighbourhood specialist officer who listens to local concerns and looks into ways of tackling them with the help of a team of other police officers and PCSOs and in partnership with residents and other local agencies



  • a serious offence is in progress or has just been committed
  • someone is in immediate danger or harm
  • property is in danger of being damaged
  • a serious disruption to the public is likely

If you have a hearing or speech impairment, use our textphone serviceÿÿ18000.

Or text us onÿ999ÿif you?ve pre-registered with theÿemergencySMS service.

British Sign Language (BSL) users please use ourÿvideo relay serviceÿwhere an interpreter will help you report the crime to us.

Silent 999 calls

If you’re in danger but you can’t talk on the phone, you should still callÿ999, thenÿfollow these instructionsÿdepending on whether you’re calling from a mobile or a landline.


Callÿ101ÿfor non-emergency enquiries.

If you have a hearing or speech impairment,ÿuse our textphone service onÿ18001 101.



Anti-terrorist hotline0800 789 321

Call the UK Anti-Terrorism Hotline onÿ0800 789 321ÿif you’ve seen or heard something that you think could suggest terrorist activity.

Location & Contact Details


Southend Police Station

Victoria Avenue





01702 423181