How to Report Someone to the Police Online
29 SEP 2017
As the world becomes "wired," many services that once demanded face-to-face interactions can now be performed online. Among those is filing police reports. The reasons why a citizen would want to file a report online vary. Some people appreciate the time saved by an online report. Others feel a sense of anonymity. Still others believe that they can express themselves better by writing their reports rather than giving them orally to a police officer. you can now report someone to the police online throughout the world.
1 Obtain the website
Obtain the website of the local police department. Almost every police department's site includes an online report form.
2 Find out incidents
Find out which incidents can be reported online in each locality; some departments request oral reports for incidents that others will accept through an online report.
3 File the report
File the report. Insure that the relevant information is included: details of what happened, details of when and where it happened, identifying details of the person who is being reported and report writer's identifying details.
4 Obtain a reference number for the report
Obtain a reference number for the report. You will need this number for any future updates or progress checks.