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Home > Contact us > 111 TXT registration > Using 111 TXT > Emergencies > What is a police emergency?
Police emergencies when you should text 111 are when any of these things are happening now or have just happened:
If you need to report something that's not urgent, you should visit your nearest police station.
Examples of non-emergencies are when you find out today that your bike was stolen yesterday or someone put graffiti on your fence last night.
If you're not sure if it's an emergency, text 111 and ask. We'll help you work out what to do.