Online Crime Reporting System

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With our Online Crime Reporting System you can:
  • Submit a report online - 24/7
  • Submit a report immediately
  • Print a free copy of the police report
Who can use the Online Crime Reporting System?
As long as you can answer NO to the following questions, you can use the Online Crime Reporting System:
  • Is this an emergency?
  • Did your incident happen outside of San Mateo city limits?
  • Do you know who the suspect is?
  • Did your incident happen on a state highway or freeway?
If you answered YES to any of the above questions, review our Frequently Asked Questions to see how you should proceed.

What happens when I complete the Online Form?
  • After you complete the online form and click the SUBMIT button, you will:
  • See the words: "Your online police report has been submitted" showing that your police report is complete.
  • Be given a police report case number.
  • Be able to print a copy of the police report to keep for your records.
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Report Your Crime Online

Our Online Crime Reporting System allows you to report the following crimes:
Supplement to Existing Burglary Report
Add Property to a Burglary Report
Already Filed with an Officer

Share a Crime Tip
  • 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.