Report a crime
Welcome to our citizens online reporting system
This online system allows you to submit a report immediately and print a copy for free.
Please read all instructions before starting your report.
If this is an EMERGENCY, call 911!
This online reporting system is for Mesa County, Colorado ONLY.
Steps to file an online report
- Choose the type of report you wish to file from the list of categories.
- Fill out the form as completely and accurately as possible.
- Include detailed information, such as a serial number and the value of the lost or stolen property.
- If reporting more than one type of crime or multiple crimes, you must submit a separate report for each one.
Upon completion of this report
- You will see the words: "Your online police report has been submitted," showing that your report is complete.
- You will be given a reference number until a case number is assigned.
- Print a copy of the report to keep for your records.
Please be aware
All cases filed using the Citizens Online Reporting System will be reviewed. You may be contacted if further investigation of your case is needed.
Law enforcement reports are a matter of public record. Reporting a false crime or lying on a report is a punishable crime. All violators will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.
Ready to file your report online?
ALL of the following MUST apply:
- This is NOT an Emergency.
- This incident occurred within unincorporated Mesa County.
- You don't have any suspect information.
- No weapons were involved or stolen.
- You have a current email address and check it regularly.
Don't meet all of the requirements?
You must file your report with a deputy. Call 970-242-6707 .
Select the type of report you wish to file
Unauthorized charges have been made using your financial accounts, someone has used your personal identification information to obtain credit, goods, or services, or someone has signed your name without permission, and you have no suspect information. Your cards/information was not physically lost or stolen.
Example: An unknown person has made charges to or withdrawn money from your account(s) without your permission or knowledge, signed your name without permission, or obtained credit, goods, or services by unauthorized use of your personal information.
If you know the person who committed the crime, or the business where your credit card was used is located in Mesa County, you will need to fill out a fraud packet and file your report with a deputy.
Call 970-242-6707 to start the report.
If an unknown person has dumped rubbish, waste material, refuse, garbage, trash, debris, or other foreign substances onto your property, you can report the littering online. (Note: The property owner is responsible for the removal of the material and any associated costs.)
Example: An unknown person has dumped rubbish, waste material, refuse, garbage, trash, debris, or other foreign substances onto your property.
Professionals required by law to mandatory report non-emergency instances of suspected abuse and/or neglect.
For any immediate safety risk or emergency, please call 911.
Example: You work with an at-risk adult who arrived at your facility wearing dirty clothes that smelled of urine. They appear to be neglected while at home.
Unknown persons have contacted you online or on the phone with the intent to trick you into providing them with money and/or personal identifying information. If you have not provided information or money please complete a Suspicious Activity Report.
Example: Someone has contacted you via phone and tricked you into sending them money for a benefit you have not received.
Heavy vehicle or foot traffic continuously or at odd hours, unknown person(s) behaving suspiciously, or scams in which no goods, services, money, or personal information has been exchanged.
Example: Possible drug activity people coming in and out of a residence at all hours. Information on suspects of theft.
You have observed traffic problems in a specific area, and you would like the police to know about it so they can enforce the traffic laws in that area when available.
Example: People are speeding on the residential streets in your neighborhood or ignoring a stop sign creating a hazard for other motorists.
Frequently asked questions
- If you are having trouble starting the report or you can’t see the report page once you click “Start Report”
- Check your pop-up blocking settings.
- Set it to allow pop-ups on this page.
Still having issues?
Here are a few examples as to how to enter an address into the online reporting system.
If the address is located on a highway, you should list the name of the highway under the St. Name and leave the St Type field blank.
- If you need to report your license plate lost or stolen, please file the report under Theft.
- Please also include a copy of your most recent car registration form as well.
- You may attach it to the report by clicking "Attach/Detach Documents and Photographs" when prompted.
If your incident is an emergency, call 911.
If it’s not an emergency, call 970-242-6707 to file a report
Can I file a report using this online citizen reporting system?
- There is no save feature available for this online reporting system.
- You must have all of your information gathered when you submit a report.
- You are NOT allowed to start the process and return to the report.
- If you don’t have all of the information:
- Gather the information.
- Start the report again.
- If the report asks you questions you don’t know the answer to,
- It is OK to leave it blank.
- Write an explanation in the narrative section of the online report.
If your incident is an emergency, call 911.
If it’s not an emergency, call 970-242-6707 to file a report with a deputy.
You will not be able to use this online reporting system.