Welcome to the Raleigh Police Department Citizens 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 citizen police report filing is right for you:

  • This is not an emergency?
  • This incident occurred within the Raleigh city limits?
  • There are no known suspects?
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.

What happens after you file a crime report online:

  • This message will appear on your computer: "Your report has been submitted"
  • You will be given a temporary report number.
  • You will be able to print a copy of the temporary police report for your records.
  • To provide information about a previously submitted report, call the Crime Reporting Center at 919-996-3335.
Please Note:
  • All cases filed using the Citizens Online Police Reporting System will be reviewed.
  • Upon review, if further investigation of your case is needed, you may be contacted.
  • Filing a false police report is a crime.

Using the Raleigh Police Department Police Online Citizen Reporting System you can report the following incidents (please choose one):

Harassing Phone Call Lost Property Stolen Property
Damage to Property Damage to Vehicle Theft From Vehicle
Hit and Run


To report a Crime Tip
If you want to report a tip regarding a crime, call CrimeStoppers at 919-834-help (4357)