Bedfordshire Police

Telephone: 101

About Bedfordshire Police

The force team have provided the following description of their work:

Bedfordshire Police is dedicated to protecting people and fighting crime together.

At 477 square miles and with 664,500 people Bedfordshire is one of England’s smallest, yet most diverse, counties and faces complex crime challenges more usually seen in large metropolitan cities.

More than half of its residents live in its largest towns, Luton and Bedford, which have diverse and often transient communities, alongside smaller market towns and rural parishes.

Bedfordshire is a hub of transport link with London Luton Airport, the UK’s fifth busiest, the M1 and A1(M)motorways which traverse the county, and two principle railway lines that connect people with the heart of London in less than an hour.

Bedfordshire has a complex mix of volume crime, serious crimes, drugs, gangs and terrorism threats.Every day our officers meet threats, harm and risks like those in large cities.

Despite our relatively small size, we lead joint protective services which include Armed Policing, Dogs, Roads Policing and the Major Crime, for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire and are the lead force for the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit – a co - ordinated approach from seven forces in the region to tackle serious and organised crime and terrorism.

Neighbourhoods within Bedfordshire Police

The Bedfordshire Police includes the following policing neighbourhoods:

You may click on any of the neighbourhoods to view their contact details, information about the neighbourhood priorities, and so forth. Data courtesy of See our Data Sources page for more information.