Houghton and Hetton

Local area news

Long-serving cop who first joined Force at inception retires
16 Jul 18 14:00 PM
Police thank public after Tall Ships in Sunderland hailed a success
16 Jul 18 11:00 AM
The Tall Ships arrive in Sunderland for five-day festival
11 Jul 18 08:00 AM
Prolific Sunderland car thief banned from areas of the city
05 Jul 18 10:00 AM
Police gear up to The Tall Ships Races 2018 in Sunderland
21 Jun 18 09:00 AM

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Your Local Police Station


Dairy Lane, Houghton le Spring. DH4 5BL

Telephone: 101
Opening hours: 10am – 2pm (5 days a week)

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Our Commitment

Northumbria Police is committed to tackling crime in your area.

We want to know what your issues are and how we can help solve them.

You can view our commitment to you here.

You can contact us via the 'Feedback' link or you can call the police on:

Call 999 if there is any danger or risk to life or a crime in progress.

Call 101 for non-emergencies.
This is a general number to contact the police and request information or advice.

Text 07786 200 814 for non-emergencies.

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