Contact us

For general enquiries, email the Contact HMIC inbox, which is monitored during office hours, Monday to Friday. You can also telephone on 020 3513 0500 or fax on 020 3513 0650.

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.

Press Office

The HMIC Press Office is open for enquiries from members of the press and media on Mondays to Fridays between 8.30am and 5.00pm on 020 3513 0600. Outside of these times, a contact number is available for the press and media only. Please call 07836 217 729 if your query is urgent. Note, this number cannot receive text messages.

You can also email us. The HMIC Press Office email inbox is regularly checked during opening hours and enquiries will be responded to as quickly as possible.

How to find us

HMIC has offices located in Birmingham, Wakefield and London.

Head Office, National Team and Eastern Region

HM Inspectorate of Constabulary
6th Floor
Globe House
89 Eccleston Square

HMI: Stephen Otter QPM

HMIC National Team deals with the following forces:

  • Metropolitan Police Service
  • City of London Police
  • British Transport Police
  • The National Crime Agency (NCA)
  • HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)
  • Civil Nuclear Constabulary
  • Ministry of Defence Police and Guarding Agency
  • Guernsey
  • Gibraltar
  • Jersey
  • Isle of Man
  • Other forces by invitation

HMI: Zoë Billingham

HMIC Eastern Region deals with the following forces:

  • Bedfordshire
  • Cambridgeshire
  • Derbyshire
  • Essex
  • Hampshire
  • Hertfordshire
  • Kent
  • Leicestershire
  • Lincolnshire
  • Norfolk
  • Northamptonshire
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Suffolk
  • Surrey
  • Sussex
  • Thames Valley

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Northern Region

Unit 2
Wakefield Office Village
Fryers Way
Silkwood Park

Telephone: 01924 237 700

Fax: 01924 237 705

HMI: Mike Cunningham QPM

HMIC Northern Region deals with the following forces:

  • Cheshire
  • Cleveland
  • Cumbria
  • Durham
  • Greater Manchester
  • Humberside
  • Lancashire
  • Merseyside
  • Northumbria
  • North Yorkshire
  • Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI)
  • South Yorkshire
  • West Yorkshire

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Wales and Western Region/Cymru a Rhanbarth y Gorllewin

4th Floor
5 St Philips Place
B3 2PW

Telephone/Ffon: 0303 444 4700

Fax/Ffacs: 0121 200 3113

HMI: Dru Sharpling CBE

HMIC Wales and Western Region inspects the following forces:

  • Avon and Somerset
  • Devon and Cornwall
  • Dorset
  • Dyfed-Powys
  • Gloucestershire
  • Gwent
  • North Wales
  • South Wales
  • Staffordshire
  • Warwickshire
  • West Mercia
  • West Midlands
  • Wiltshire

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