Keeping safe on the road: reporting crime to the police

The national police service of Ireland guidance on reporting crime.

How to report a crime

In case of an emergency always call 999 or 112

If you are a victim or a witness to a crime you should report this to An Garda Síochána. You can do this by visiting any Garda station, or by contacting the Crimestoppers line on 1800 250025.

To speak to the Gardaí in complete confidence ring the Garda Confidential Telephone Number 1800 666 111.

An Garda Síochána are there to help you and want to hear from you to help make Ireland safer. By reporting incidents, together we have a better chance of helping catch those responsible and stopping them from repeating the same behaviour in the future

If your bike has been stolen, the Police are likely to request the following information when you report a crime

  • Make, model and registration number of vehicle
  • Was a tracker activated on the vehicle?
  • Where it was stolen from?
  • Are there any distinctive features of the vehicle?
  • Can you describe of any suspects and what they wore?
  • Do you have any relevant video/CCTV footage?

Remember, in the event of a theft put your safety first and never confront a thief.

You can report theft of property not exceeding the value of €1000 using the form here: