If you suspect or believe a child, young person or adult is suffering or is likely to suffer Significant Harm, including any form of mistreatment or abuse – or if you are concerned about your own behaviour and need advice or support you should contact the British Forces Social Work Services or the Service Police.

BFSWS Overseas

If you would like some support, advice or guidance in relation to social care issues, please contact BFSWS Overseas.

Contact Us

Phone Number: 
0044 (0) 808 168 3111

Office hours:
Monday to Friday
08-30 - 17:00


Out of Hours

We provide our support 24/7, if you need to contact us out of hours please call the phone number above.


Royal Military Police (RMP) - Emergency Numbers

In the case of an emergency the Military Police have the following dedicated emergency numbers.

  • Paderborn – 79 2222 (From a civilian telephone: 05254 982 2222)
  • RMP Crimeline: 0800 184 2222 (Freephone from German numbers)

RMP Non-Emergency Numbers

For non-emergencies you can contact your local Military Police Station on the following numbers:

  • Paderborn: 79 - 2223 (From a civilian telephone: 05254 982 2223)

Both the Emergency and Non-Emergency numbers will be answered 24 hours a day.