Frequently asked questions
Do you have a general question? You may find the answer in this section of our website.
The frequently asked questions (FAQs) aim to help you find the answers to your questions directly – without having to call Thames Valley Police to ask for the information. They contain answers to a wide selection of nationally-asked questions. Information that is specific to Thames Valley is being added to some answers, where appropriate.
How to find an answer
- Click on a letter in the A to Z index to find a topic – for example, 'A' for anti-social behaviour.
- Click on a topic and you will then see a list of questions related to that topic. Click on a question to see the answer to that question.
- Or use the FAQ search to search for a question. Search by typing a keyword into the search box – for example, enter the word ‘dogs’ if you are interested in the police dog section.
If you cannot find the answer to your question in this section and still need an answer, please call 101, the 24-hour Thames Valley Police non-emergency number. You can also give information to Thames Valley Police on this number. Always call 999 in an emergency.
The FAQs in this section are from the ‘Ask the Police’ website (opens new window). Produced by the Police National Legal Database team, ‘Ask the Police’ is an official police site approved by the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO).