Do the right thing. It's Self Evident.

Whether you are a victim or witness, the Self Evident app is the smart way to report crime and provide evidence to the police.

Report Crime with Self Evident

 ***** Repeatedly rated a top app.*****

Self Evident is the convenient and effective way for people across England & Wales to engage with the police for free. With 20,000 registered users already and in successful use every day, it is tried and tested. Click here to get yours now.

You can show when and where you were and attach photos

Its really helpful you can describe the event and capture the emotion of what happened

It gives you confidence. It’s almost like having a witness with you

The free app makes it easy for you to

  • file a crime report with the police from your smartphone
  • send the police photo and video evidence,
  • record a reliable statement,
  • keep a secure record of your report and evidence, and
  • validate the evidence you have captured.

The app also helps the police identify repeat and vulnerable victims and support victims of hate crime - features backed by The Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime in London and the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner. When welcoming the app as mayor, Boris Johnson said it "will help increase reporting even further, boosting confidence, reducing repeat offences and helping victims get the support they need" and new mayor Sadiq Khan continues to back the app.

Watch this Police video on how easy the app is to use:

Click here to watch the BBC News feature on the app.

As a means to report non-emergency crime, the Self Evident app is not only free but also better.  Click here to read how the police will respond to your report.

The image below shows a Self Evident report of a burglary with validated evidence. This is how reports and evidence appear to the police and also how they are managed in your account.

Report Burglary with Self Evident

The app is a simple, secure and smart way for victims and witnesses to make a report and help the police to cut crime, whether it's anti-social behaviour, burglary, car crime, child abuse, criminal damage, domestic violence, forgery, fraud, harassment, hate crime, mugging, police misconduct or complaints, robbery, sex crime, stalking, street violence, terrorism or theft.

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Witness Confident and Just Evidence

The App and the Service are provided by Just Evidence, a social enterprise. You can find out about how the service operates, how the validation works, how your privacy and security are protected and other free reports by visiting JustEvidence.org.  Witness Confident promotes the crime reporting functions and benefits of the app.

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