City of Berkeley Police Department Online Crime Reporting SystemReport Writing Syto

Welcome to the City of Berkeley Police Department's Online CRIME Reporting System. This system allows you a quick and easy way to submit a police report, anytime, day or night, documenting a variety of crime incidents:

You can use this system so long as:

If you are reporting an emergency or an in-progress crime, please call 9-1-1 or 510-981-5911 from your cell phone


Incident Type   Definition   Examples
Harrassing Phone Calls    Repeated, Unwanted phone calls of an annoying or threatening nature.  For more information Immediate hang-ups, obscene language with no known suspect.
Identity Theft    Obtaining someone else's personal identifying information and using it to get credit, goods or services.  For more info/resources Someone obtains a credit card using your SSN or gets phone service using your personal information.
Theft  Your property is taken without your permission
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Property known to be stolen and missing may be reported. Lost property is not a theft.
Theft from Vehicle and Auto Burglary 

Property is stolen from a unlocked motor vehicle or car broken into and items stolen.
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Property is stolen from a vehicle. An auto burglary may be reported if the vehicle was locked, entry was made, whether or not anything was taken.
Vandalism The act of defacing, changing or modifying public or private property. For more information/resources Graffiti, knocking over mailbox, throwing rocks through a window etc. Permanent damage.
Vandalism to Vehicle   Tampering with a vehicle. For more information Keying, breaking window, side mirror or wipers.


Upon completion of the online reporting process:

Please note: