Welcome to the Chico Police Department Online Crime Reporting System. If this is an Emergency please call 911. This 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 report filing is right for you:
- This is not an Emergency
- This incident occurred within the Chico City limits
- There are no known suspects
- The property taken does not include stolen firearms or stolen vehicles.
- This did not occur on Highway 99 (CHP jurisdiction)
After filing a report
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 temporary police report case number.
- Be able to print a copy of the police report to keep for your records.
- All cases filed using the Online Crime 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.
What you can report
Using the Online Crime Reporting System you can report the following incidents:
- Add additional information to a prior online report (aka a Supplement Report)
- Fraudulent Use of ATM/Debit Card and/or Credit Card
- Harassing Phone Calls
- Hit and Run
- Identity Theft
- Lost Property
- Non-Injury Traffic Accident
- Vehicle Burglary
|What do I do if online incident reporting is not right for me?||If your incident is an emergency, call 911. If not an emergency, call 530-897-4900.|
|What if this happened in another city, can I file a report using this system?||No, if a crime took place outside of the City of Chico Police Department jurisdiction, please call the law enforcement agency for that location.|
|What if this happened on a state Freeway; i.e., Hwy 99?||If this took place on a state Freeway, please call the California Highway Patrol Office nearest you.|
|What is a known suspect?||A known suspect is when you or someone else knows the person or where to find the person who committed the crime or the license plate number of the involved vehicle.|