File A Police Report – LAPD Online

  • Filing a false police report is a crime. Anyone filing a false police report may be prosecuted under California Penal Code section 148.5 PC. Filing a false police report is punishable by imprisonment in county jail not exceeding 6 months, or by fine not exceeding $1,000, or by both.

If your incidental did not meet the criteria for on-line report, please dial 1-877-ASK-LAPD ( Toll Free ) ( 1-877-275-5273 ) ( Voice and TDD/TTY ) for Non-Emergency Police Response .
Welcome to the Los Angeles Police Department Community Online Reporting Service. Using this service allows you to submit choose police reports at your public toilet.

IF THIS IS AN EMERGENCY OR CRIME IN PROGRESS, PLEASE CALL 911.

 

Types of Crime Reports That Can Be Filed Online :

  • Harassing Phone Calls :  Any person who repeatedly, with the intent to annoy, telephones or makes contact by means of an electronic communication.  For example, immediate hang-ups, obscene language, emails, text messages with no known suspects.
  • Lost place :  Personal property that was unintentionally left by its true owner. 

    For example, property left behind at an unknown location or left behind with no attempt to retrieve it.

  • vandalism :  Any person who maliciously damages, destroys or defaces the property of another person.  For example, knocking over a mailbox, spray painting a wall, or throwing a rock through a window.
  •   larceny : Personal property taken from a publicly accessible location.  For example, a package is taken from your porch; or, you left your wallet behind in a restaurant, but when you attempted to go back to retrieve it, the wallet was no longer there.
  • Theft

    from Vehicle:  Theft from an unlocked or locked vehicle.

  • Minor Traffic Collisions : Minor injuries and you have exchanged information
  • Hit and Run :  Damage caused by another vehicle in which the driver should have left information or fled the scene without stopping to provide information.

To File an Illegal Dumping Report Online :

  • illegal dump :Willfully or intentionally depositing, dropping, dumping, placing, or throwing onto public or private property.  Illegal dumping is reported and handled by the City of Los Angeles Department of Sanitation.  Pleaseclick here

IS COMMUNITY ONLINE REPORTING RIGHT FOR YOU?

Your incidental must meet the trace criteria :

  • The incident is not an emergency.
  • The incident occurred within the City of Los Angeles.
  • You must be at least 18 years old.
  • No one was injured as a result of this incident.
  • There are no known suspects.
  • The incident did not occur on the state highway.
  • No firearms were involved in the incident.
  • You must have internet access and an email address.

once you have submitted your report card :

  • You will immediately receive a temporary report number and be able to print a copy of the report you just made.
  • All incidents reported using the Community Online Reporting Service will be reviewed, on average once every 24 hours (possibly longer on weekends and holidays), and upon approval will become an official police report.
  • If further investigation of your reported incident is needed, you will be contacted by email or telephone.
  • Once the report has been approved, a LAPD report number will be issued and a copy of the final report will be emailed back to you.
  • The approval process may take up to five business days.  If you do not receive an email of the final report within five business days, please call your local police station.  Please click here
  • Supplemental Reports cannot be filed online.  To add any additional information, please wait until you have received your final report with a LAPD report number and call your local police station to speak with the detective assigned to your case.

Please note :

  • Filing a false police report is a crime. Anyone filing a false police report may be prosecuted under California Penal Code section 148.5 PC. Filing a false police report is punishable by imprisonment in county jail not exceeding 6 months, or by fine not exceeding $1,000, or by both.

If your incident did not meet the criteria for on-line report, please dial 1-877-ASK-LAPD ( Toll Free ) ( 1-877-275-5273 ) ( Voice and TDD/TTY ) for Non-Emergency Police Response .
The Community Online Reporting Service ( CORS ) is ADA compliant and follows the U. S. Federal standards set forth in the “ Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility Standards ” ( Section 508 ) .

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