For emergency police attendance call Triple Zero (000) for police, fire or ambulance.
Please call Triple Zero (000) when an immediate response is required, to contact police while a crime is happening or if someone is in immediate danger.
Information About Emergency Assistance
Non-emergency crime incidents
Contact your local police station via phone or in person to report non-emergency crime incidents, except for crime types detailed below.
Details of how to contact your local police can be found in the Your Local Police section of this site.
Please be aware you cannot report crime via the Victoria Police website.
Reporting crime or hoon behaviour
If you have any information regarding a crime, criminal activity, or hoon behaviour you can contact Crime Stoppers Victoria online or by calling on 1800 333 000 and confidentially report what you know.
Common types of cybercrime include attacks on computer systems (hacking), online scams or fraud, identity theft, online stalking (including cyberbullying) and illegal or prohibited online content. The Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN) is a secure reporting service for cybercrime incidents that may be in breach of Australian law. Certain reports will be directed to Australian law enforcement and government agencies for further investigation.
National Security and Terrorism
The National Security Hotline is the single point of contact for the public to report possible signs of terrorism. It also provides information to callers on a wide range of national security matters.
Visit http://www.nationalsecurity.gov.au or call the National Security Hotline on 1800 123 400.
State Security and Terrorism
For information regarding state security and terrorism in Victoria, please click here.
Other Emergency Services
For more information on other emergency services and assistance, visit the Emergency Portal.
Victoria Police Centre Switchboard
Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm
Phone: (03) 9247 6666
Victoria Police Centre
G.P.O Box 913
Melbourne, VIC, 3001
Recruiting Services processes all applications to join Victoria Police as general duties police and Protective Service Officers. We provide recruiting advice and support for applicants going through the recruiting process.
To find out more about a career with Victoria Police visit http://www.policecareer.vic.gov.au
Police Record Checks
To make an appointment to have your fingerprints taken, or you are wishing to check the status of a submitted record check, please contact Public Enquiry Service.
Office hours are from 8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.
Phone: 1300 881 596
Firearms and Weapons
Licensing Services Division is responsible for regulating and providing information regarding firearm and weapon related queries, including licensing, forms, permits and general enquiries.
Private Security Industry
Licensing Services Division is the regulating authority of the private security industry in Victoria and can provide information about licensing, forms, permits and general enquiries. Issues involving security guards, crowd controllers or investigators should be forwarded to this Division.
Police Behaviour or Actions
The Police Conduct Unit is responsible for actioning compliments and complaints about behaviour of members of Victoria Police.
Visit the Compliments or Complaints webpage.
Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC)
IBAC is Victoria's first anti-corruption body with responsibility for identifying and preventing serious corrupt conduct across the whole public sector, including members of Parliament, the judiciary and state and local government.
IBAC also has a broad oversight role in relation to police personnel misconduct and an important education function to proactively assist public sector agencies to improve their systems and processes to prevent corrupt conduct.
Phone: 1300 735 135
Fax: (03) 8635 6444
Post: IBAC, GPO Box 24234, Melbourne, Victoria 3000
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