Online crime reporting

This online police report system allows you to submit a police report immediately and print a copy for your records, free of charge. 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 Menlo Park city limits
  • This did not occur on a state freeway
  • This was not a hit and run collision
  • This was not an assault or violent crime 
  • This was not a crime involving fraud
  • I don't know who the suspect is
If you answered yes to all of the above questions, you are ready to file a report online. If you answered no to any of the questions, please look at our frequently asked questions.


You can report the following incidents using the online system:
  • Harassing phone calls
  • Lost property
  • Theft
  • Vandalism
  • Vehicle burglary
  • Vehicle tampering

Upon completion

Upon completion of this report process 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

Additional information

  • All cases filed 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