Welcome to the South Bend Police Department Citizens Online Police Reporting System. If this is an Emergency please call 911. Using this online citizen police report system allows you to submit a report immediately, and upon approval, you will receive instructions on how to purchase a copy of your report if you desire. Please confirm the following to find out if online citizen police report filing is right for you:
This is not an Emergency
This incident occurred within the South Bend Police Department City limits
There are no known suspects
This did not occur on a State Freeway
If you checked all of the above, 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 aren’t checked or if you have questions, please look at our Online Citizen Police Report Frequently Asked Questions section.
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.
Upon approval, be given a police report case number.
Upon approval, be able to purchase a copy of the police report to keep for your records.
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.
Using the South Bend Police Department Police Online Citizen Reporting System you can report the incidents such as:
Harassing Phone Call(s), Lost Property, Minor Vehicle Accident, Miscellaneous Reports, Theft, Traffic Complaint, Vandalism, Vehicle Larceny, Vehicle Tampering,
Please be sure to review the entire list with definitions and examples on the following page. Please click on "Select Incident" to begin.
If your incident is not listed in the category selection list, please call the South Bend Police Department (emergency 9-1-1; non-emergency 574-235-9201) to file your report or for assistance in doing so.