Individuals in some municipalities can file online police reports under certain circumstances. In the District of Columbia, for example, a Citizens Online Reporting Tool allows citizens to file reports with the Metropoli... More »

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Many county and city police departments make their reports available online for viewing or download on the department website. These reports usually cover all traffic accidents or crime reported within the jurisdiction o... More »

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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 »

Some municipalities offer police blotter and call log information online, but to view and obtain police reports, it is typically necessary to request a copy and pay a fee to the department, notes the City of Boulder and ... More »

Many county and city police departments make their reports available online for viewing or download on the department website. These reports usually cover all traffic accidents or crime reported within the jurisdiction o... More »

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It typically takes approximately three to five days to obtain a police report. However, it often takes longer than this time frame if an investigation is pending. More »

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 »