For general enquiries:
- telephone on 020 3513 0500;
- email the Contact HMIC inbox; or
- fax on 020 3513 0650.
Please note: these channels are only staffed during office hours, Monday to Friday.
HMIC is not a police force and therefore does not investigate crime. In the case of an emergency, please dial 999. To report crimes and concerns that do not require an emergency response please call 101.
Complaints and misconduct
HMIC does not investigate individual complaints or incidents, these will be looked into by your local police force or the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC).
To read more about how complaints about the police are dealt with, please visit Our role in handling complaints and misconduct.
The HMIC Twitter Policy lays out guidance on how HMIC uses Twitter.
The HMIC Press Office is open from 8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday. If you have a media enquiry, please:
- telephone on 020 3513 0600; or
- send an email to the HMIC Press Office email inbox
Out of hours media enquiries
If you are a member of the press and media with an urgent query outside of normal Press Office working hours, please call: 07836 217 729.
Please note: this number cannot receive text messages.