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Frequently Asked Questions

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Through our frequently asked questions section we aim to help you find the answers you need without having to call us to ask for information. We've provided answers to questions on a range of topics which are regularly asked of police forces up and down the country.

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USEFUL WEB SITES

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www.addaction.org.uk - Drug and alcohol addiction - 0207 251 5860

www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk - Alcohol addiction help - 0845 769 7555

www.bbc.co.uk - Information on numerous subjects

www.citizensadvice.org.uk - Citizens Advice

https://www.gov.uk/consumer-protection-rights - Consumer Rights - 0345 404 0506

www.counselling-directory.org.uk/ - Directory of counsellors

www.crimestoppers-uk.org - Help solve crimes - 0800 555 111

www.cyberstreetwise.com- Online Safety

www.direct.gov.uk - A - Z of Public Services

www.defra.gov.uk - Dept of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - 08459 335577

www.dvla.gov.uk - Driver and Vehicle Licensing

www.dwp.gov.uk - Dept of Work and Pensions - D.S.S.benefits etc

www.fco.gov.uk - Foreign and Commonwealth Office - 020 7008 1500

www.hmrc.gov.uk/ - Customs and Excise

www.hypnotherapy -directory.org.uk/articles/ptsd .html - useful information relating to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

www.immobilise.com - Website to register all property with serial numbers

www.inlandrevenue.gov.uk - Tax

www.nationalrail.co.uk - Train services

www.nationalexpress.com - Bus services (national) - 08705 808080

www.ncdv.org.uk/- National Centre for Domestic Violence

www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk - N.H.S. - 0845 4647

www.nspcc.org.uk - N.S.P.C.C - 0808 800 5000

http://www.everybodyplays .co.uk/parents-guide-to-games - A parental guide to children staying safe online

www.rapecrisis.org.uk - Rape Counselling/advice

www.relate.org.uk - Relationship counselling - 08451 30 40 16

www.rspb.org.uk - Protection of Birds - 01767 693 690

www.rspca.org.uk - R.S.P.C.A. - 0300 1234 999

www.samaritans.org.uk - Samaritans - 116 123

www.sane.org.uk - Mental illness help - 0845 767 8000
https://www.solicitors.com/ - Resource for finding solicitors throughout the UK - Legal support and advice

www.talktofrank.com - Drugs advice - 0800 77 66 00
thisisabuse .direct.gov.uk/ - information on abuse

https://www.tradingstandards.uk/consumers/support-advice - Consumer Protection

www.ukna.org - Narcotics Anonymous - 0300 999 1212

www.gov.uk/government/organisations/hm-passport-office - Passport Service - 0870 521 0410

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