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The Firearms Registry administers NSW firearms legislation and issue firearms licences and permits. Their site also allows you to verify a Firearms Licence / Permit or Permit to Acquire.
Security Licensing & Enforcement Directorate
The Security Licensing & Enforcement Directorate site allows you to apply for a security licence or CAPI licence, verify an existing licence and more.
Triple Zero (000)
Call Triple Zero (000) to report emergencies.
If you need police, fire or ambulance in an emergency call Triple Zero (000). Always call Triple Zero (000) in situations where a life is in danger, a crime is taking place, or in time critical situations.
In NSW, there are four ways for a person to report a crime:
- In a life threatening or time critical emergency, call Triple Zero (000).
- For non-urgent crime, phone the Police Assistance Line on 131 444 who will take a police report and if necessary, arrange for police to attend.
- Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 operates 24hrs a day, 7 days a week and allows members of the community to anonymously report criminal or suspicious behaviour or activity. It's a free call and rewards of up to $1,000 are offered for information that leads to an arrest.
- You can visit your local Police Station to report a crime.
Report a Missing Person
Find out how you can report a missing person.
The Criminal Records Section allows you to apply for a National Criminal History Record Check (NCHRC) for visa, adoption, paid employment and some occupational licensing purposes, amongst other services.
All NSW Police Force enquiries can be directed to the Police Assistance Line on 131 444, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If the Police Assistance Line can not directly assist you with your enquiry, they can refer you to the appropriate person or section who can.