Whether you are a victim or witness, the Self Evident app is the smart way to report crime and provide evidence to the police.Repeatedly rated a top app. *****
Self Evident is a convenient and effective way for people to engage with the police and help reduce crime. With over 16,000 registered users already and in successful use every day, it is what you have been waiting for. Get yours now.
The app gives you confidence and makes it easy for you to
- safely store photo and video evidence of the crime,
- record a reliable statement,
- validate the evidence you have captured
- file a crime report with the police from your smartphone.
The app now has extra features for repeat and vulnerable victims and for hate crime. These enhancements have been brought to you by The Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime in London and the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner. Launching the new build, Boris Johnson welcomed Self Evident as it "will help increase reporting even further, boosting confidence, reducing repeat offences and helping victims get the support they need".
You can also use the app to send evidence you have recorded on a camera, CCTV, dashcam or phone. Read more...
Watch the BBC News report on the app to see how Self Evident makes reporting crime less daunting.
Contacting the police with Self Evident
When you tap Send on the app, an email link to your crime report is sent automatically to the right police team in England & Wales. Click here to read how the police will respond to your report.
The image below shows a Self Evident report about a burglary with validated evidence.
To find out how the app can help you - whether as a victim or witness - report a range of crimes, click on the following links: anti-social behaviour, burglary, car crime, child abuse, criminal damage, domestic violence, forgery, fraud, harassment, hate crime, mugging, police misconduct or complaints, rape, robbery, sex crime, stalking, street violence, terrorism or theft.
Please use the app in a responsibly - see the Terms of Service.
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.