File a Police Report Online

If you are in danger, having a medical emergency, or observing a crime in progress, immediately dial 9-1-1.

Online reporting is an efficient, quick, and convenient way to file an official police report. This system was designed to allow members of our community to report various situations to the police department which do not require that an officer respond to your location. 

Not every crime can be reported online.

Warning: It is a crime to make false statements, misuse electronic communication, or misrepresent facts on official government documents. Violators will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. 

Every online police report will require some of your personal information. The information you provide is safe and no PGPD police data is ever sold to a private business, entity, or organization. 

Here are a few tips to make filing an online police report a smooth process. 

  1. In order to file an online police report, the incident must have occurred within Prince George's County, Maryland. Please have the location of incident handy as you will need to provide that.
  2. Please be ready to provide the date(s) and time(s) of the incident.
  3. You must provide a valid email address. Confirmation messages will be sent to your email address. 
  4. Incidents involving domestic violence, hate / bias events, where evidence of a crime was left behind, or where you are not the victim or property custodian cannot be filed online. 

To file an online police report, please review the below descriptions to find the most appropriate crime type. Once you have identified the correct crime type, please click on "File Police Report Now" to file your report. 

Incident Type

Fraud - Identity Theft

Identity Theft is when a person wrongfully obtains, and uses another person's personal information including their name, date of birth, Social Security Number, address, or driver's license number without the consent of the owner. Examples include an unknown suspect using the victim’s information to open credit cards or bank accounts without the victim’s knowledge or permission.

Lost Property

Lost Property involves the unintentional misplacement of an item of significance and no theft has occurred or is suspected. Examples include lost / misplaced driver’s license, passport, social security / credit / banking cards. Reporting persons should take all efforts to locate lost items prior to filing an official report.

Telephone Harassment

Telephone Misuse (Harassment) involves the intentional act of annoying and harassing conduct involving a telephone. Examples include repeated unwanted calls, texts, or unsolicited images without a threat or a demand for goods, services, or money.

Theft of a Package / Parcel

Theft of a Package/Parcel involves the illegal and intentional taking or stealing of an item, which was shipped and delivered, by an unknown suspect.

Theft of a Purse / Bag / Tote

The Theft of a Purse / Bag / Tote involves the act of an unknown suspect grabbing / snatching / theft of a purse / bag / or tote from the physical possession of another person without any type of threat(s), violence, injury, or confrontation to a victim by a suspect. During this incident, the victim cannot have sustained any injury.

Trash Dumping

Trash Dumping involves the illegal and intentional dumping of unwanted items on personal property by an unknown subject without the consent of the property owner. Littering does not constitute trash dumping. Examples include the dumping of furniture, construction materials, or unwanted home appliances.


A Vandalism involves the intentional act of damaging or defacing public or private property. Examples include damaged fences, keyed or scratched vehicles, throwing rocks through windows, etc.