Reporting a Crime

  1. Reporting
  2. Indicators
  3. Descriptions
  4. False Reports

How to Report a Crime

  1. Call the police.
  2. Identify yourself by your name, address, and telephone number.
  3. Give the exact location of the incident.
  4. Report the information.
  5. Stay on the line with the communications dispatcher until they have gotten all the information.

Reminders for Reporters

When reporting a crime, please keep the following in mind:

  • Do not confront the situations yourself. Wait for the police to arrive.
  • Remember emergency calls get first priority, all other calls are on a lower priority basis.