Think first then dial
 
Triple Zero
Police, Fire, Ambulance
in an emergency
 
131 444
Police Assistance Line
for non-urgent police assistance
 
1800 333 000
Crime Stoppers
report crime anonymously

Key contacts

Police Emergency 000

Dial Triple Zero in an emergency.

Police Assistance 131 444

Dial 131 444 for non-urgent police assistance.

Emergency+ app

Download the free Emergency+ app for iOS and Android devices which:

  • provides you with information about when to call Triple Zero
  • provides you with information about who to call in non-emergency situations
  • assists you to dial the relevant number
  • displays the GPS coordinates of the phone's location that you can read to the emergency operator.

Services for the hearing impaired

TTY users

Emergencies: dial 106 in an emergency and ask for the police.

Police assistance: dial 133 677 then ask for 131 444.

Crime stoppers: dial 1800 555 677 then ask for 1800 333 000.

Speak and listen users

Police assistance: dial 1300 555 727 then ask for 131 444.

Crime stoppers: dial 1800 555 727 and then ask for 1800 333 000.

Internet relay users

Go to the Internet relay website then type in the emergency services information number that you need.

Video relay users

Contact nrs.videorelay Skype then ask for the number of the emergency services information number that you need.

Or send a SMS to the National Relay Service on 0423 677 767 including:

  • the number of the emergency services information number that you need
  • a short message for the emergency services information number.

Video relay is available:

Monday to Friday except national public holidays.

  • 7.30 am to 6.00 pm - first Sunday in October to first Sunday in April.
  • 6.30 am to 5.30 pm - first Sunday in April to first Sunday in October.

Visit the National Relay Service website for more options for hearing and speech impaired users.

Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000

Call 1800 333 000 or make a report online if you have information:

  • that may help solve a crime
  • about criminal activity.

Calls to 1800 numbers are free for fixed phones users.

Make a report to Crime Stoppers online

Email sapol.crimestoppers@police.sa.gov.au

Local police stations

Find your local police station

South Australia Police Headquarters

Location:
100 Angas St, Adelaide

Postal address:
GPO Box 1539
Adelaide SA 5001

External research requests

Research requests are only considered for post graduate research.  The Researcher Information Pack contains a template that outlines the required information to be provided when lodging a research application.

The Research and Survey Coordination Committee meets four times a year.  Research applications for consideration must be lodged one month prior to the following meeting dates:

  • 19 March 2015
  • 11 June 2015
  • 3 September 2015
  • 4 December 2015.

Feedback

Complete the feedback survey to tell South Australia Police (SAPOL) about a recent experience using our services.

General contacts

Services

Anti Corruption (08) 7322 3023

Dog Operations (08) 8207 4173

Drug Investigation (08) 8172 5400

Electronic Crime (08) 8172 5030

Internal Investigation (08) 7322 3308

Licencing Enforcement (08) 7322 3342

Major Crime (08) 8172 5480

Major Fraud (08) 7322 3354

Mounted Operations (08) 8207 4111

Police Academy (08) 8207 6666

Police Security Services (08) 8207 4008

Serious Organised Crime Branch (08) 8172 5201

Sexual Crime Investigations (08) 8172 5555 business hours

Transit Police (08) 8303 0500

Water Police (08) 8242 3466

Information and enquiries

Demerit point enquiries 13 1084

Expiation notice enquiries (08) 8463 4388, expiationsbranch@police.sa.gov.au

Exhibit, general and other property (08) 8207 4231

Fine enquires (08) 8463 4388, email expiationsbranch@police.sa.gov.au

Firearms enquiries (08) 7322 3346, email sapol.firearmsbranch@police.sa.gov.au

Freedom of Information (08) 7322 3347

Licencing enforcement (08) 7322 3342

Ottoway exhibit storage yard (08) 8207 4232

Part payment enquiries 1800 659 538

Police checks, National Police Certificates (08) 7322 3347, SAPOLRecordsRelease@police.sa.gov.au

Police report copies (08) 7322 3347

Vehicle impound northern metropolitan area (08) 8250 9153

Vehicle impound southern metropolitan area (08) 8382 3804

Media enquiries

All media enquiries should be directed to the SAPOL Media Section, telephone (08) 7322 3848 or email sapol.mediasection@police.sa.gov.au

Community Services

Band of SA Police (08) 8207 4106

Blue Light State Coordinator (08) 7322 3296

Children's Road Safety School (08) 8207 6585

Crime prevention: see your local 24 hour police station

Historical enquiries (08) 8207 4099

Watch SA (08) 7322 4043

Traffic

Major Crash Investigations (08) 8207 6559

School and traffic education programs (08) 8207 6585

Road safety and traffic enquiries (08) 8207 6586

Traffic complaints 13 1444

Police Security Services Branch

Administration (08) 8207 4008

Security Control Centre (08) 8116 9230, 24 hours

Career opportunities (08) 7322 3353

Corporate

Accounts payable (08) 8462 1320

Business services (08) 7322 3819

Commissioners Support Branch (08) 7322 3808

Human resources (08) 7322 3246

Recruiting (08) 7322 3353, sapol.recruiting@police.sa.gov.au

Shared Services SA (08) 8462 1320

Complaints

Police Ombudsman

You can make a complaint about the police to the Police Ombudsman, known before as the Police Complaints Authority.

Phone (08) 8226 8677
Email policeombudsman@agd.sa.gov.au
Web www.policeombudsman.sa.gov.au

The Police Ombudsman is an independent statutory body that answers directly to Parliament. The Ombudsman is independent of the South Australia Police and none of the staff are police officers.

Independent Commissioner Against Corruption

You can report suspected corruption, misconduct or maladministration in public administration to the Office for Public Integrity.

Phone (08) 8207 1777 or 1300 782 489 for country callers
Email admin@opi.sa.gov.au
Web www.icac.sa.gov.au