Online Crime Reporting System

The Online Crime Reporting System is designed to make it easier and more convenient to file a police report without leaving home; however, not every crime can be reported using this system.

In the event of an emergency, if a crime is in progress or someone is hurt or threatened, 911 should be called or texted immediately.

The following incidents can be reported on the Online Crime Reporting System:

Property Damage- Accidental
Property Damage- Criminal Intent
Supplemental Report
Petty Theft
Theft From Vehicle
Bicycle Theft
Lost Property

Users who can answer "yes" to any of the questions below may call 216.621.1234 to file a report or visit the FAQ's for more information.

  • Did the crime or incident occur outside Cleveland City limits?
  • Was someone injured as a result of this crime or incident?
  • Is there information about the person, even if vague, who might have committed the crime (description, name, license #, etc.)?
  • Is the license plate number known for the vehicle the suspect was or may be in?
  • Did the crime involve the use or threat of a weapon (gun, knife or other)?
  • Did the crime involve drugs in any way?
  • Are there serial numbers for stolen items?
  • Was there house or garage break-in?
  • Was this a motor vehicle accident?

Filing a false police report is a crime. Users must be 18 or older to use the Online Crime Reporting System. Prior to beginning the online filing, user should have a valid email address, pop-up blocking software should be turned off, and all the information related to the incident should be available.

Once the report is complete, the following words will appear: "Your online police report has been submitted." The report filer will then be given a police report case number and be directed to print a copy for their records. Upon review, if further investigation is needed, the filer will be contacted via email. A final confirmation with a permanent report number will be emailed to the email address provided. should be added to email contacts so the report does not get rejected as spam. This email address cannot receive emails.

Reports can be filed here