Welcome to the Chicago Police Department’s Online Reporting System.

You can use the system to make an immediate report of a crime in which you are the victim.

IF THIS IS AN EMERGENCY, PLEASE CALL 911.

Is this an emergency? (If yes, please call 911 immediately)

Emergencies should be reported immediately by dialing 911 on your telephone instead of submitting a police report online.

Do you know who committed this crime?

If you know who committed the crime, you should call 311 to file a report instead of submitting a police report online.

* If you have answered NO to the above questions, please continue.

Note: Filing a false police report is a crime! (720 ILCS 5/26-1(4))A person commits disorderly conduct when he/she knowingly:(4) Transmits or causes to be transmitted in any manner to any peace officer, public officer or public employee a report to the effect that an offense will be committed, is being committed, or has been committed, knowing at the time of such transmission that there is no reasonable ground for believing that such an offense will be committed, is being committed, or has been committed.

Violation of this section is a Class 4 Felony which can result in fines and/or imprisonment.

Do you understand that filing a false police report is a crime?

It is required that you understand that filing a false police report is a crime if you would like to submit a police report online.

Did the incident occur within the Chicago city limits?

If the incident did not occur within the Chicago city limits, you should contact the city or county where the incident occurred instead of submitting a police report online with the City of Chicago.

Are you eighteen (18) years of age or older?

If you are under the age of eighteen (18) years of age, you cannot submit a police report online. Please have a parent or guardian submit the police report for you.

Do you have an email address? (A valid return email address is required in order to file an online report.)

A valid return email address is required in order to submit a police report online so that we can email you your temporary police report number and a copy of the police report to keep for your records.

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