Welcome to the Lincoln Police Department Citizens Online Police Reporting System.


If this is an emergency, please call 911.

Online Reporting

Using this online citizen police report system allows you to submit a report immediately and print a copy of the police report for free.

Types of reports that can be filed online

  • Identity theft
  • Lost property
  • Theft from an unlocked vehicle
  • Theft of property
  • Vandalism


All reports filed online must meet the following criteria. The incident being reported must:

  • Not be an emergency
  • Have occurred within the Lincoln city limits
  • Not have any known suspects
  • Not occur on a State freeway

File a report online

If your report meets all of the criteria above, you are ready to file your report online. Please make sure to turn off your pop-up blocking software before filing the report.

File a report online

Please note:

  • All cases filed using the Citizens Online Police 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.


Once your report is submitted:

  • You will see the words “Your online police report has been submitted.”
  • You will be given a police report case number.
  • You will be able to print a copy of the police report for your records.
  • You will receive an email confirmation with a tracking number.
  • Within approximately ten business days your incident will be reviewed by Lincoln Police personnel.
  • An official copy of the report and case number will be delivered to your email when the report is approved.

Reports are reviewed and assigned to officers or detectives for follow-up based on investigative leads, severity of the crime, investigative staffing and the District Attorney's case filing guidelines.


If you have questions regarding your report, please contact the Investigations Unit at 916-434-3276. Please have your report number available when you call.

Other non-emergency police reports

If your non-emergency incident does not meet the criteria for reporting online, please call the Lincoln Police Department non-emergency line at 916-645-4040 to file your report.

For emergencies, always call 911.