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Report crime or anti-social behaviour

Report crime

In an emergency phone 999​. Only use this number when a crime is happening or when an immediate response is required as someone is in danger.

Non-emergency reporting of crime

Contact Merton Borough Police on 101

Report online

Report crime anonymously

To report crime anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.​

How to report suspected terrorist activity

To report suspected terrorist activity call 0800 789321.

Report anti-social behaviour

Telephone: 020 8274 4901


How to report anti-social behaviour

The information you provide will be given to the appropriate agency or passed to a multi-agency group who deal with anti-social behaviour.

Community Trigger: ask for a review of an anti-social behaviour case

If you feel that no action has been taken over an issue you’ve reported three times in the last six months to us, the police or a registered housing provider, you can ask for a review of your case. This is called a "community trigger".

You can either:

  • fill out the Community Trigger form and email it to with the subject heading 'Community Trigger', or
  • post the completed form, or write a letter to the Community Trigger Panel, Safer Merton (ASBU), Civic Centre, Morden SM4 5DX, or
  • telephone 020 8274 4907 and say you wish to activate a Community Trigger.

You’ll need to provide:

  • details of each time you complained
  • details of who you complained to (name, organisation and/or reference number)
  • information about the anti-social behaviour

We’ll acknowledge receipt of your form within three working days and pass your case to a community trigger panel of representatives from local agencies. The panel will let you know within ten working days whether your case meets their criteria for review. If it does, you’ll be told what action they plan to take to resolve the issue.

If it doesn’t you’ll be told why and you case will continue to be dealt with by the agency you have reported it to.

Annual report on Community Trigger

YearNumber of applications  receivedNumber of times the threshold for review was not metNumber of case reviews carried outNumber of case reviews that resulted in recommendations being made
​April 2020 – March 2021 ​94​5​5​
​April 2019 – March 2020 ​3​1​2​2
​April 2018 - March 2019​3​2​1​1