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Welcome to the Santa Cruz Police Department Online Police Reporting System. If this is an Emergency please call 911. Using this online citizen police report system allows you to submit a report immediately and print a copy of the police report for free. Please confirm the following to find out if online police report filing is right for you:
You have a valid email address to receive a copy of this report
If you answered yes to all of the above questions, you are ready to file your report online. Please make sure to turn off your pop-up blocking software before filing the report. If you answered no to any of the questions please look at our Online Citizen Police Report Frequently Asked Questions section.
Upon completion of this report process you will:
See the words: "your online police report has been submitted" showing that your police report is complete
Be given a police report case number
Be able to print a copy of the police report to keep for your records
All cases filed using the Online Police Reporting System will be reviewed.
Upon review, if further investigation of your case is needed, you may be contacted.
If filing a vandalism report, you may submit digital photos with your report.
Filing a false police report is a crime.
Using the Santa Cruz Police Department Police Online Citizen Reporting System you can report the following incidents (please choose one):