File a Police Report

If this is an Emergency or a police officer response is needed, please call 911 or the non-emergency number 651-291-1111.

Welcome to the St. Paul Police Department online police reporting system. Using this online police report system allows you to submit a report immediately and later print a copy of the police report at no cost.
You must have a valid email address to file an online police report.

An online police report can only be completed for the following crime types:

  • Burglary of detatched garage (do not report theft of vehicle or license plates)
  • Damage to property
  • Fraud & Forgery
  • Harassing phone calls
  • Illegal dumping
  • Information report
  • Lost property
  • Theft
    (for vehicle theft or robbery, where force or threat of force was used, call for an officer response)
  • Theft from Auto
    (for theft of license plates, call for an officer response)

Should I fill out a Police Report?

If this is an Emergency or police officer response is needed, please call 911. If this is not an emergency please respond to the prompts below to file an online police report. 

Did the incident occur within the city of Saint Paul?

Did this occur on an Interstate Freeway?

Are you 18 or older?

Do you have an Email address?

Is this a crime motivated by bias?

Is this crime regarding a stolen vehicle or stolen license plates? 

Does this incident involve a stolen firearm?

Is this incident a hit and run or vehicle crash?

Please make sure to turn off your pop-up blocking software before filing the report. If you answered no to ANY of the crime types or report conditions, please look at our Frequently Asked Questions section or call 651-291-1111 to have an officer respond. Remember, you must have a valid email address to file an online police report.

Victims Report If you meet the guidelines above and want to file an online report.

Supplemental Report  If you already filed an ONLINE report and you want to ADD information.  You will need your case number (numbers ONLY, you may not use your tracking number that starts with "T". )

What happens after I submit my report?

  • You will receive a temporary tracking number.  This is not your police case number.
  • Your report will be reviewed and assigned to an investigator.
  • If your report is approved, a permanent police case number will be assigned.  This is the number to report to your insurance company, bank, etc. if needed.
  • A copy of your police report will be emailed in a printable PDF format.
  • Depending on the circumstances of your case, you may be contacted by an investigator.

Please check your e-mail regularly, including the spam or junk e-mail file.

Please note: this system in NOT monitored 24/7.

If you have questions about the status of your report, please call the Online Reporting Unit at 651-266-5701.

Please note: Filing a false police report is a crime. M.S.S  609.505