852-COPS is the Suffolk County Police Department’s non-emergency telephone number to be used to report incidents requiring a police response. Use of this number helps to ensure emergency calls receive priority handling, and that non-emergency calls are appropriately routed to call takers as they become available.
Please dial 852-COPS to report the following incidents:
- Loud parties
- Parking complaints
- Prior incidents
- Barking dogs, loud noise, and other disturbances
- All other non-emergency situations that require a police officer respond.
852-COPS is not appropriate for the following incidents, as 9-1-1 should be called for:
- Crimes in progress
- Life-threatening emergencies
- Fire or medical emergencies
- Other actual emergencies
Requests for general information:
Please do not call precinct desks for matters that require a police officer respond. Instead dial 9-1-1 in an emergency, or 852-COPS for non-emergency police response. Requests for general information (not requiring a police response) should be directed to precinct desks (Click here for Phone Directory) or by calling (631) 852-6000.
Report tips regarding crimes previously committed by dialing 1-800-220-TIPS. Rewards may be available!