A police report is a document detailing a crime or incidence. In most cases, a victim or witness of a crime advises local police, who generate a report to start an investigation. More »

Each county police department handles the release of reports differently. A member of the public can always request the police report of any incident or accident for which the time and location is known; a form for reque... More »

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The official websites of local newspapers and of a state or a city police department, as well as crime-mapping websites, provide local police reports. The local dailies take the information from the police blotter while ... More »

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When filing a police report, visit the police station nearest to where the crime took place, accurately report the incident and truthfully answer all of the officer's questions. The police investigate the events before h... More »

The process for filing a police report depends on the city and the type of crime. For instance, in Los Angeles, California, it is possible to report some crimes by phone, but others require an in-person report, explains ... More »

The police are referred to as "5-0" based on the title of an elite police unit in the popular crime drama "Hawaii 5-0". The show ran from 1968 to 1980. The "5-0" crime-fighting team was well-recognized and popular with v... More »

To write a police statement, list your contact information, specific details about the crime, such as the time and location of the incident, and names and contact information of the people who were involved, if possible.... More »