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IF THIS IN AN EMERGENCY PLEASE CALL 9-1-1

Welcome to the Miami Police Department online incident reporting system. This system allows victims of certain non-emergency crimes to file a police report without waiting for a police officer.

TYPES OF CRIMES THAT CAN BE REPORTED

The crime types that are able to reported online include:

  • Thefts: Theft of private property where the offenders did not gain entry into a structure.
  • Retail Theft: Theft of property from an open business or commercial location.
  • Theft from a Motor Vehicle: Theft of property that was located inside of a vehicle. This does not include the theft of the actual motor vehicle.
  • Criminal Mischief/Vandalism: Intentional damage to a person’s property. This includes damage caused by graffiti.
  • In addition to the above listed crimes, citizens are able to report items as lost solely for documentation purposes.

REPORTING CRITERIA

Before you file your report online, please make sure that:

  • This is not an emergency.
  • You are the victim of the crime or an authorized representative of a business reporting a crime.
  • The incident occurred within the boundaries of the City of Miami.
  • There are no known suspects or evidence left at the scene.
  • The total value of the stolen or damaged property does not exceed $2,000.
  • The property stolen does not include a firearm of any type.
  • The stolen property does not include a motor vehicle, a lost or stolen license plate (tag), or a license plate decal.

If you can answer yes to all of the above criteria, please continue with online incident reporting process. If you answered no to any of these questions, please call 9-1-1 to report the crime.

AFTER SUBMITTING THE REPORT

For Crimes:

Once the report has been submitted you will receive an on-screen prompt advising you that the report has been submitted along with a temporary case number. A representative of the Miami Police Department will then review the case within 5 business days. Upon approval, you will be notified by email that the case has been approved and be given the permanent case number.

If the case is rejected by a Miami Police Department representative, you will be notified by email of the reason for the rejection and what further action is needed on your part.

For Lost Items:

Once the report has been submitted you will receive an on-screen prompt advising you that the report has been submitted along with an incident number. No further action will be taken by the Miami Police Department.

REMINDER: Under Florida State Statute 817.49, filing a False Police Report is a First Degree Misdemeanor punishable by a fine up to $1,000 and/or imprisonment not to exceed one (1) year.

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To access your Incident On-Line Reporting account, click Here.