Police Department Online Crime Report


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)

File Report Online

If all of these statements are true, you are ready to file your report online. Please make sure to turn off your pop-up blocking software before filing the report. If any of these statements are NOT true, please look at our FAQ at the bottom.

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.

Please Note:

  • 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
  • Fraud
  • Graffiti
  • Harassing Phone Calls
  • Hit and Run
  • Identity Theft
  • Lost Property
  • Non-Injury Traffic Accident
  • Theft
  • Vandalism
  • 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

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