About reporting a crime
When reporting a crime you need to decide whether it is an emergency situation or a non-urgent issue.
This page will help you to choose how to report. You should report:
- if life or injury is being threatened
- if property is being threatened
- a crime that is in progress, being witnessed or just committed
- a domestic violence incident
- anti-social behaviour.
Report an emergency
In an emergency you should call 000.
Find out more about when to call 000.
Report non-urgent incidents
You should call 131 444 to talk to a police operator. This is a 24-hour hotline.
A non-urgent incident could be:
- suspicious activity
- damage or graffiti
- nuisance or disturbance
- stolen vehicles
Contact Crime Stoppers
You can report information that may help solve a crime to Crime Stoppers:
- by calling 1800 333 000
- online at the Crime Stoppers NT website.
You don’t need to give your name or address and you can remain anonymous.
Last updated: 20 April 2020
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