For general enquiries or non-emergency situations:

  • call our police assistance line on 131 444 (open 24 hours/7 days)
  • visit your local police station
  • call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit to report information about a crime anonymously
  • contact Tasmania Police from an interstate location on 1800 POL TAS (1800 765 827)
  • email

Are you deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment?

If you are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment, you can contact Tasmania Police:

  • via the National Relay Service
  • by texting Tasmania Police’s radio room on 0439 131 444 (non-emergency situations only).

National Relay Service

TTY users:

  • in an emergency – call 106
  • for non-emergencies – call 133 677 and ask for 131 444

Speak and Listen users:

  • in an emergency – call 1800 555 727 and ask for 000 (Triple Zero)
  • for non-emergencies – call 1300 555 727 and ask for 131 444

Internet relay users:

Find out more from the National Relay Service website:

Text service for hearing and speech impaired: 0439 131 444 (non-emergency situations)

A non-emergency situation is one that is not life-threatening or time-critical.

Depending on what your text message says, a police officer will either text back, dispatch a unit to your location, or call you back using the National Relay Service.

The text service is designed to provide a convenient line of communication with police officers for hearing and speech impaired people.

To send a text message to police, text your written message to 0439 131 444.

Are you a non-English speaker?

If you need an interpreter, call 13 14 50.

Immediate phone interpreting is available 24 hours, every day of the year for people with limited or no English who need to use an interpreter over the phone.

Find out more from the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) website:

Do you need to contact a Tasmania Police support area?

Contact one of our Tasmania Police support areas directly via the details below:

Crash Reports/Traffic Offence Reports

Criminal History Services

  • call 6173 2928 for queries about past criminal convictions
  • email
  • postal address: Tasmania Police Criminal History Services, GPO Box 308, HOBART TAS 7001

Firearms Services

Operational Information Services


  • call 1800 628 680 toll free from landlines within Australia
  • email
  • address: Tasmania Police Academy, 151 South Arm Highway, Rokeby TAS 7019

Traffic Liaison Services

  • call 6173 2963 for ticket/infringement notice information
  • email
  • postal address: Tasmania Police Traffic Liaison Services, GPO Box 308, HOBART TAS 7001