File A Police Report Online

Welcome to the Chino Police Department’s Online Reporting service. This service allows you to submit police reports for certain types of non-emergency incidents at your convenience.

IF THIS IS AN EMERGENCY OR A CRIME IN PROGRESS, PLEASE CALL 9-1-1.

Is Online Reporting right for you?

The incident that you wish to report must meet all the following criteria to be reported online:

  • The incident is not an emergency;
  • The incident occurred within the City of Chino;
  • No one was injured as a result of this incident;
  • There are no known suspects or physical evidence (e.g. gloves, pry tools, etc.);
  • The incident did not occur on a state highway or freeway;
  • If reporting a theft, the incident does not involve the theft of a vehicle, license plate or firearm; and
  • The reporting party must be at least 18 years old and must have internet access and an active email address.
For anonymous crime tips, please contact wetip.com. Should you have additional questions about the Chino Police Department's online reporting service, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.


Types of Crime Reports That Can Be Filed Online

Lost Property:  Personal property that is missing and can no longer be found. Note: Property taken without your permission should be reported as a “THEFT”.

Theft:  Property stolen from your yard, driveway and/or porch, or from common shared areas in apartment complexes such as garages and laundry rooms. This does not include someone physically taking something from your person.

ID Theft:  Someone opens accounts (e.g. credit card; utility; auto leases; etc.) using your personal identifying information (e.g. SSN; driver’s license; etc.).

Vandalism:  The act of changing, modifying or defacing public or private property. For example, knocking over a mailbox, spray painting a wall, or throwing a rock through a window.

Vehicle Burglary:  Theft of property from a motor vehicle using forced entry. Theft of property from an unlocked vehicle should be reported as a “THEFT”.

Vehicle Tampering:  Tampering with a motor vehicle (e.g. keying; broken windows; or attempts to removed parts from the vehicle).

Please note: Filing a false police report is a crime (CA Penal Code Section 148.5).

After filing your report

You will receive an email confirming that the Chino Police Department has received your report submission.
Your submission will be reviewed, typically within 48 hours, to ensure that it is complete and meets the requirements for online submission.
Once the review process is completed, you will receive an additional email indicating whether your submission has been accepted and what the next steps are.

Should you have any questions, please contact the Chino Police Department Records Division at (909) 334-3001 during normal business hours (Monday thru Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.).

FAQ'S


FAQs – ONLINE REPORTING

What do I do if online incident reporting is not right for me?

If your incident is an emergency, please call 9-1-1. If the incident is not an emergency, please call 909-628-1234.

What if the incident occurred in another city?

Only crimes that occurred within the City of Chino city limits may be reported online. If the crime took place outside of the City of Chino, please contact the police department for that jurisdiction.

What if this happened on a state highway or freeway (e.g. SR-60; SR-71)?

If the incident took place on a state highway or freeway, please contact the Highway Patrol office nearest you. In the Chino area, the nearest Highway Patrol office is located in Rancho Cucamonga and can be reached at 909-980-3994.

What is a known suspect?

A known suspect exists when you or someone else knows the identity of person that committed the crime, or knows where to find the person who committed the crime, or knows the license plate number of the vehicle the suspect(s) was/were in.