Welcome to Leeds
Welcome to the Leeds Policing District. Please click on the map above or links above right to find your local Partnership Working Area page.
The local Partnership Working Area pages contain all the latest news from your local Neighbourhood Policing Teams, they also feature NPT contact details, forthcoming contact opportunities and events as well as Caught on Camera CCTV appeals, and locally agreed Policing Priorities.
Quick Contact Info
Telephone 999 in an emergency where there is a danger to life, or a crime is in progress.
Telephone 101 for non-emergencies where police attendance is required, to report a crime or to report any other incidents.
Elland Road Police Station
Killingbeck Police Station
8:00am - 4:00pm - 7 days a week
Full disabled access
Leeds Central Police Station
Closed until further notice
Disabled access to front enquiry desk.
Otley Police Station
Morley Police Station
10am - 6pm Mon - Tues
Full disabled access
Help Desk - Telephone 0113 2382017
Morley NPT Office :
Pudsey Police Station
Rothwell Police Station
No public help desk
Rothwell NPT - Telephone 0113 3970640
Stainbeck Police Station
8:00am to 10.00pm 7 days a week.
Full disabled access.
Weetwood Police Station
Wetherby Police Station
No Public Helpdesk
Full disabled access and hearing loop
Telephone 0113 285 5360
Answerphone 0113 285 5374
The West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, West Yorkshire Police Service and the Leeds Police District are committed to providing world class front line policing services. Working closely with our Partners such as Leeds City Council we share buildings, information, budgets and other resources to enable dynamic problem solving activity to support a shared ambition of keeping people safe and feeling safe.
Leeds district covers an area of approximately 213 square miles with a population of 750,000, made up of 130 different nationalities (17% B.M.E). The Policing District consists of three Locality Working Areas in the North West, North East and South, within these localities are eleven Partnership Working Areas which are sub divided into thirty four Neighbourhood Policing Teams. The police budget accounts for 37% of the overall force budget. It also accounts for 36% of the total crime recorded in West Yorkshire.
There are 1,287 Police Officers, 642 Police Staff and 294 Police Community Support Officers. The new District Police Headquarters are situated at Elland Road, opened in April 2014, this is a state of the art, purpose built facility, incorporating a 40 cell custody suite and the district control room. There are approximately 1020 police officers and police staff working from this location.
Outside of London, Leeds is the largest legal centre in the UK. Leeds has attracted a number of top class stores and has excellent shopping facilities at White Rose Centre and Trinity Leeds. There is also an increasing commercial and leisure sector with new sports complexes, retail parks, leisure centres, cinemas and night-clubs being attracted to the area.
Public transport, rail and road communications networks in the region are focused on Leeds, incorporating the M1, M62, M621, A1(M) motorways and Leeds City Train Station. Based out in the North West of the city at Yeadon is Leeds/Bradford International Airport, which is continuing to expand in both international and domestic air traffic.
The District has one of the largest student populations in the country with over 250,000 students, bringing a large youthful student population. It is served by three universities at the University of Leeds, Leeds Metropolitan University and Leeds Trinity University. There are also further education facilities within Leeds City Colleges.
Leeds has one of the country’s leading teaching hospitals operating from Leeds General Infirmary and St James’ Hospital. The city’s football team, Leeds United play at the Elland Road ground. Headingley Stadium is home to Yorkshire County Cricket, Leeds Rhinos Rugby League, Leeds Carnegie Rugby Union and the population is boosted regularly by the large influx of people visiting these sporting events throughout the year. The district houses one of the largest remand prisons in the country at HMP Leeds.
All these factors contribute to making Leeds a very busy district to police with demanding and diverse issues. The district is looked upon as a beacon of good performance, the officers and staff are amongst the most committed, engaged and responsive within the West Yorkshire Police Service. At the forefront of everything we do is the aim to ensure that our communities and visitors are safe and made to feel safe.