Welcome to the Downey Police Department Citizens Online Police Reporting System. If this is an Emergency please call 911. Using this online citizen police report system allows you to submit a report immediately and print a copy of the police report for free. Please confirm the following to find out if online citizen police report filing is right for you:
Please make sure to turn off your pop-up blocking software before filing the report. Please look at our Online Citizen Police Report Frequently Asked Questions section.
Upon completion of this report process you will:
- See the words: "Your online police report has been submitted" showing that your police report is complete.
- Be given a police report case number.
- All cases filed using the Citizens Online Police Reporting System will be reviewed.
- Upon review, if further investigation of your case is needed, you may be contacted.
- Filing a false police report is a crime.
Using the Downey Police Department Police Online Citizen Reporting System you can report the incidents such as:
- Bicycle Theft
- Custody Order Violation
- Lost Property
- Supplemental reports for property crimes only
Please be sure to review the entire list with definitions and examples on the following page. Please click on "Select Incident" to begin.
If your incident is not listed in the category selection list, please call the Downey Police Department (emergency 9-1-1; non-emergency 562-861-0771) to file your report.
Frequently Asked Questions
If your incident is an emergency, call 911. If non-emergency call 562-861-0771.
What if this happened in another city – can I file a report using this online police citizen reporting system?
No, If a crime took place outside of the City of Downey please call the police department for that city.
If this took place on a state Freeway please call the Highway Patrol Office nearest you.
A known suspect is when you or someone else knows the person or where to find the person who committed the crime or the license plate number of the vehicle the suspect(s) were in.