Report a Crime Online

You can file some reports online through the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's online reporting platform. This page lets you submit a police report now and print a copy of the report for free. Please turn off your pop-up blocking software before you file a report. Filing a false police report is a crime. If this is an Emergency please call 911.

How to report a crime online

(Note: You must provide an email address to report a crime online)


What happens after you file a crime report online

  • This message will appear on your computer: "Your report has been submitted".
  • You will be given a temporary report number.
  • You will be able to print a copy of the temporary police report to keep for your records.
  • To provide additional information about a previously submitted report, call 311 and ask for the CMPD Non-Emergency Police Services. If you are calling 311 from outside Mecklenburg County, dial 704-336-7600.
  • For Harassing Phone Calls
    1. After you submit your report, contact your phone service provider using the contact information provided in your billing statement.
    2. Give your provider the Report Number and follow their instructions.
    3. If you continue to receive calls, keep track of:
      • The number of calls you receive. Note: You do not need to report the date and time of the calls.
      • The phone number they are from (if you have caller ID)

To report any of these crimes by phone

Call 311 and a representative will connect you to the CMPD Non-Emergency Police Services. If you are calling from outside Mecklenburg County, call 704-336-7600.