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How do I update my address in Police records?
What are the rules around taking photos or filming in a public place?
I have lost my file/event number for a crime I reported. What should I do?
My ex has taken things from our place that didn't belong to them. What can I do?
Someone I know 'borrowed' an item of property and won't give it back. What can I do?
When should I call 111?
I was a victim of a crime while I was visiting New Zealand. What do I do?
While visiting New Zealand I reported a crime/lost property to a police station. How do I find out what happened?
I am, or someone I know is, a victim of domestic/family violence. What should I do?
Can I text 111?
Can I find out online what's happened to a report I made at a police station/over the phone?
Can I report a crime online?
I phoned in about an incident I saw. How can I find out what's happened?
I, or someone I know, is the victim of rape or sexual abuse. What do I do?
How can I report that my car has been stolen?
What services are available to victims of crime?
How can I help victims of crime?
Am I entitled to compensation as a victim of crime?
What rights do victims have?
How do I get on the Victim Notification System?
Can I get a copy of a police report (Police Acknowledgement Form) for insurance purposes?