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Silent Solution for Domestic Violence

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Threatened and need police assistance but unable to speak? 


1. Call 999

2. Listen to the questions from the 999 operator

3. Respond by coughing or tapping the handset if you can

4. Listen for the prompt then PRESS 55

Pressing 55 when prompted lets the 999 call operator know it is a genuine emergency and you will be put through to the police.

Who to contact

Call 999 and PRESS 55

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Slough Family Information Service website and Slough Borough Council cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations