Police and Neighbourhood Watch

In an EMERGENCY dial 999.

Click on latest news items below:

For non-emergencies, and to contact your local station:

Dial the new country wide number 101 (all 101 calls cost 15p no matter how long or whether land line or mobile) – more information.

The website address for local info and contacts is:


The email address to alert the local police neighborhood team to non-urgent police matters is ladywood@west-midlands.pnn.police.uk

Dial 0800 555 111 to report crime anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers. Click here for more information on Crimestoppers 

For people with hearing difficulties or speech impairments:

  • Minicom:             0121 626 4114
  • Register for emergencySMS service -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.Simply by sending an SMS message to 999 you can call for help and the emergency services will be able to reply to you.You will need to register your mobile phone before using the emergencySMS service, click on the Registering your phone link above for more information.

Community Involvement Opportunities

You can volunteer to help the police in various ways – visit

Police and Community Tasking Meetings

The purpose of these meetings is “to understand the issues across Ladywood that affect local residents, businesses and visitors”.

If anyone is interested in representing KEW at the meetings please contact me using an email form so that I can help coordinate volunteers.

Details are given below (Click for larger view):

Police and Community Tasking Meetings-1 Police and Community Tasking Meetings-2

Hate Crime Reporting:

West Midlands Police definition: Hate crime is any criminal act committed against a person or property that is motivated by the offender’s hatred of people because of their gender, race, religion, disability or sexual orientation.
Click on Reporting hate crime to find out more.

Follow Birmingham City Centre Police on Twitter:

For an insight to what’s happpening now – Click on http://twitter.com/#!/brumpolice

Neighbourhood Watch:

If you are interested in setting up a Neighbourhood Watch Scheme, contact:
Ladywood Neighbourhood Team 1
Summerfield Police Station
Icknield Port Road
B16 0DX
Tel: 0345 113 5000 Ext: 8878 6020