UPDATE: Issues with 101 in Derbyshire have been ‘stabilised’

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Engineers are currently on-site fixing the non-emergency 101 number in Derbyshire.

Derbyshire Constabulary is working hard to resolve the issues with its 101 non-emergency number.

The issues have been stabilised and engineers are currently on site working to resolve the problems that callers to the 101 number have been facing such as experiencing a delay in getting through to call handlers, or are being cut off during the conversation.

Assistant Chief Constable Chris Haward apologises to anyone affected by the issues. He said: “I would ask for your patience while we do everything we can to resolve the problem as quickly as possible.”

The force is offering the following advice:

Only call 101 if you need to. Are you calling about a police matter? Our Contact Us page can signpost you to the correct organisation

The website askthe.police.uk can be used to ask questions about a range of policing matters

Do you want to speak to an officer of staff member? Consider using the online contact form, available here to leave a message for an officer or member of staff to call you back.

In an emergency, please call 999. This number is not affected.