Police and Personal Safety

A safe University is everyone's responsibility.  Contained within this site you will find suggestions about keeping yourself and your personal property safe. The information provided here will not only make your years in St Andrews safer but will also serve you in the years to come.

Should you require any information regarding police or personal safety matters, please do not hesitate to contact St Andrews Police Station on Pipeland Road, or phone (Non-emergency number - 101). You can find contact information for Police services online, including local Police Stations and online reporting forms.

For information on policing in St Andrews, you can look at the East Fife Police website.

Information on policing in other areas of Scotland can be found on the Your Community page of the Police Scotland website.

Police Scotland have advice pages on a range of topics available on their website. You can access this ifrmation through their Advice and Information page.

Online Reporting

You may report incidents to the police via an online reporting form, which can be found on the Police Scotland website.

Incidents that can be reported using this form include: 

  • Domestic Abuse
  • Hate crimes
  • Stalking 
  • Harassment

In an emergency, you should call the emergency services by dialling 999.

Third-Party Reporting

If you have been the victim of, or witness to, a Hate Crime, you may feel more comfortable reporting this through a Third Party Reporting Centre.

You can find your local Hate Crime Third Party Reporting Centre on the Police Scotland website.