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Policing and public safety

Information about public safety, including hate crime, antisocial behaviour and youth offending.

Hate crime

Report a hate crime and see what we are doing to stop it.

Neighbourhood watch and help preventing scams

We can give you advice and support on setting up a Neighbourhood Watch scheme, as well as advice on preventing scams or support if you have been the victim of a scam.

Our public health approach to reducing violence

Find out about our approach for reducing violence in the borough.

Violence against women and girls (VAWG)

Get support if you are experiencing gender-based violence or want to report it.

Youth offending

We work with the community and local agencies such as the police and schools to help keep young people aged 10–17 out of trouble. 

Antisocial behaviour

Report antisocial behaviour and see what we are doing to tackle it.

Emergencies

Find out what to do in an emergency, what help is available and how you can prepare for an emergency.

Restorative justice

Find out about restorative justice meetings for people affected by community issues such as crime, antisocial behaviour or problems with a neighbour.

Lewisham Prevent programme

Information about the borough-wide initiative between us, the police and other key agencies and communities to deter extremism and support vulnerable people.

Pledge to victims of crime

Read our pledge to create a community of support for people in the borough.

CCTV cameras in the borough

​How we use closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras in the borough and a list of their locations.

Useful websites about policing and public safety

Get more information on policing and public safety