British Transport Police

We are the national police force for the railways. Every day, we police the journeys of over six million passengers. Our aim is to keep you safe and make you feel secure while you travel.

Latest news

Scottish devolution response Scottish devolution response ›

Announcement that policing of the railways in Scotland is to be devolved.

Fraudster who posed as soldier jailed Fraudster who posed as soldier jailed ›

A man who posed as a soldier to deceive people into donating money has been jailed.

Advice and information

British Transport Police officerAdvice for travellers

How you can keep yourself and your possessions safe while travelling.

How we tackle crime
Find our how we are helping to keep the railways safe and secure for passengers and staff.

Victims of crime
What to do if you've witnessed or become a victim of crime on the railways.

Stop and search survey
Have you been stopped and searched by BTP? We would welcome your feedback.

Latest appeals

Father and son assaulted 21 Jan 2015 Father and son assaulted ›
Round-up of our latest appeals 15 Dec 2014 Round-up of our latest appeals ›

Contact Us

To report a crime or incident, call

0800 40 50 40

or text 61016

In an emergency call 999

How are we doing?

Crime on London transport at lowest ever level

Victims of luggage theft in 2013/2014 30%
Crime on TfL’s transport system from 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2014 11%
Crime stats

Crime maps and stats

If you’re looking for more information about crime in your area, visit our Crime maps and statistics site.

Crime Maps and Stats site ›

My local team

Find out what we're doing in your local area to help you travel safely

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