Welcome to The Austin Police Department's online incident reporting system for non-emergency incidents. This system will allow you to report certain criminal incidents to the police department. The entries into this system are for incidents that are no longer in progress, when the suspect(s) are no longer on scene or in sight, or when there is no immediate threat to life or property.  

Examples of reports that can be filed through this system are:

  • Crashes that do require towing, when there are not injuries, both drivers have proof of insurance and a driver’s license, and when neither driver is impaired. 

  • Assault or Threats

  • Threats (Terroristic Threat and Assault by Threat)

  • Burglary

  • Criminal Mischief

  • Fraud

  • Harassment

  • Incident involving a motor vehicle

  • Lost Property

  • Theft

 

In an emergency, please call 9-1-1

If any of the following criteria exists, please call 911 to report your incident: 

  • If there is an immediate threat to anyone’s life where the suspect is on-scene or currently enroute to your location  
  • The incident occurred outside the city limits of Austin  
  • You are not at least 17 years of age  
  • You do not have a valid drivers license or state ID card 
  • You do not have a valid email address Your incident involves family/dating violence  

Filing a Report

Remember, filing a false report is a crime!  Before you begin making your non-emergency report, please be sure to have all necessary information gathered and ready to enter. (Addresses, person's information, contact information, property descriptions including serial numbers, etc.)

Submit a Report       Submit Tips

If you believe you were a victim of a hate crime, click Submit a Report, then click the offense that best applies. During the sequence of questions, you will be asked if you believe you were a victim of a hate crime and why you feel you were. 

WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER FILING A REPORT:

Once you submit your report online, you will receive an email notification with a Temporary Report Number.   The report will then be reviewed by Central Records and it will either be accepted or rejected.  If your report is accepted, you will be given a permanent APD Case Number and notified of any follow-up action.  If your report is rejected you will be given the reasons by email indicating the reasons for the rejection.

En Espanol:

Si necesita ayuda para reportar un crimen que no sea una emergencia, llame a “Tu Voz”: Una línea telefónica de información y referencia para la comunidad hispana. 3-1-1, 512-974-5000
Si tiene una emergencia, llame al 9-1-1 

Translation:
If you need assistance in reporting a crime that is not an emergency, call “Your Voice”: An information and referral hotline for the Hispanic Community. 3-1-1, 512-974-5000
If this is an emergency, call 9-1-1