Alston Police Station at Townhead has no public reception and is by appointment only. Please telephone 101 to make an appointment with an officer. However, Brampton Police Station, Longtown Road, Brampton, is open from 9am until 1pm Monday to Saturday.
Durranhill Police Station, Brunel Way, Carlisle is open from 8am till midnight on all of these dates.
Please use the number above if you need to speak to an officer.
In an emergency always dial 999.
Please contact the Police on 101 if you can be of any help.
Many thanks - Paul Crabtree - Alston Police
Cumbria Community Messaging
Cumbria Community Messaging is a new free service which enables you to stay up to date with the issues that matter to you in the community. You can receive information about crime, trading standards, fire safety, emergency incidents and much more direct to you via email, text or phone.
The service is completely free and very simple to sign up and use.
The system is completely flexible: you are in charge of how, when and which information you receive. You can decide what information you want to receive, if you want alert about scam callers or traffic incidents you can choose. You can choose how and when you receive information.
Brampton Policing Team circulate monthly NPT newsletters via CCM to everyone registered in our policing area to keep them up to date with current crime trends, problems affecting the area, security advice, community engagement, contact numbers including names and faces of the officers who are policing your area.
We send out crime alerts keeping you updated about crime in your area, details of suspicious vehicles and people in your area and whom we need to trace. We provide details of operations we are conducting in your area to deal with issues you have raised such as anti social driving operations. We also publish details of any public meetings we are holding that month.
Register on line at www.cumbriacommunitymessaging.co.uk
Registration is quick simple and free. If you don't have internet access a friend or family member can register on your behalf or pick up a registration form from your local police station Operations.
If you would like any crime prevention advice or are interested in joining any of the ‘Watch' schemes in operation please contact 101 and ask to speak to your local PCSO.