File an Online Police Report

File an Online Police Report


Welcome to the Alton Police Department Citizens Online Police Reporting System. If this is an Emergency please call 911. Using the online citizen police report system allows you to submit a report immediately and print a temporary copy of the police report for free. Please confirm the following to find out if online citizen police report filing is right for you:

  • This is not an Emergency?
  • This incident occurred within the Alton Police Department City limits?
  • Are you 18 years of age or older?

If you answered yes to all of the above questions, you are ready to file your report online. Please make sure to turn off your pop-up blocking software before filing the report. If you answered no to any of the questions 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.
  • Be able to print a temporary copy of the police report to keep for your records.

Please Note:

  • 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 Alton Police Department Online Citizen Reporting System you can report incidents such as:

Custody Order Violation, Harassing Phone Call, Hit and Run, Minor Vehicle Accidents, Identity Theft, Lost Property, Theft, Traffic Complaint/Violations, Criminal Damage to Property/Vandalism/Graffiti, and Vehicle Burglary.

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 selections list, please call the Alton Police Department (emergency 9-1-1; non-emergency 618-463-3505) to file your report.

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