Crime prevention

Tips to stay safe online

  • Watch out for scam messages: Don’t click on the links or attachments in suspicious emails, and never respond to unsolicited messages and calls that ask for your personal or financial details.

  • Shopping online: If you’re making a purchase from a company or person you don’t know and trust, carry out some research first, and ask a friend or family member for advice before completing the purchase. If you decide to go ahead with the purchase, use a credit card if you have one, as most major credit card providers insure online purchases.
    Visit Action Fraud for more information on how to shop online safely

  • Protect your devices from the latest threats: Always install the latest software and app updates to protect your devices from the latest threats. Information on how to update your devices.

Further information


In an emergency, always dial 999.

If it isn’t an emergency call Surrey Police on the 101 non-emergency number or report online.  

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