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NEVADA COUNTY SHERIFF

950 Maidu Avenue NEVADA CITY, CA 95959

(503) 265-1471

Welcome to Public Safety Citizens Service Portal


If this is an Emergency, please call 911. Filing a false crime report is a crime.

Welcome to the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office crime reporting system. This service is provided so that you can submit
a crime report for specific types of incidents at your convenience without visiting the Sheriff’s Office. Every report
will be reviewed by Sheriff’s Office personnel and you will be contacted if additional information is needed. Please call
(530) 265-1471 if you have questions or would like to talk to a deputy.

Criteria for using this system:
• If you have an emergency, call 911.
• The incident must have occurred in unincorporated parts of Nevada County.
• If the incident occurred within the city limits of Grass Valley, Nevada City, or Truckee, please contact the police department for that city.
• For any traffic related incidents occurring within the unincorporated areas of the County, please contact the California Highway Patrol (916)-861-1300.
• If you believe you know the name of the suspect do not use this system. Call the Sheriff’s Office at (530) 265-1471.

If you submit a report that does not meet these criteria it will be rejected.
Upon completion of this process:
• You will see the words “Your report has been submitted”, showing that your report is complete
• Your report will be assigned a tracking number
• You will be able to print a copy of the report to keep for your records
• Within a few days you will be notified that your report has either been accepted or rejected
• You may be contacted by the Sheriff’s Office for more information

When you are ready to begin, click the Next button at the bottom of this page.


What are you Reporting?


Please SELECT from the list below by clicking the row that best reflects the type of report you want to file.

After selecting the report type you can move to the next tab by clicking next or by using the tabs on the top of the screen.

Select Report Type Definition Example Property Vehicles Media MoreNames RequireProperty RequireVehicle
Custody Order Custody Visitation Order Violation. Willful disobedience of custody terms outlined in a court order. Failing to meet at predetermined public area to exchange custody of child(ren) or consistently arriving late at predetermined exchange location.
Harassing Phone Call Unwanted phone calls of an annoying, harassing or threatening nature. Immediate hang-ups, obscene language, etc. with no known suspects.
Lost Property When property is missing or lost. Property that is missing, leaving items in restaurant, or missing from home.
Suspicious Activity An event or activity out of the ordinary that appears our of the ordinary and may lead to a crime. This activity has already occurred and is no longer in progress. Examples may be finding a broken house key in your front door, receiving strange phone calls, receiving strange letters, etc…
Theft Your property is taken without your permission. Property known to be stolen and missing may be reported. Lost property is not a theft.
Vandalism The act of changing, modifying or defacing public or private property. Graffiti, knocking over mail box, throwing rock through windows, etc.
Vehicle Burglary Property is stolen from a motor vehicle. Stolen equipment or belongings from a vehicle.
Type Custody Order
Example Failing to meet at predetermined public area to exchange custody of child(ren) or consistently arriving late at predetermined exchange location.
Type Harassing Phone Call
Example Immediate hang-ups, obscene language, etc. with no known suspects.
Type Lost Property
Example Property that is missing, leaving items in restaurant, or missing from home.
Type Suspicious Activity
Example Examples may be finding a broken house key in your front door, receiving strange phone calls, receiving strange letters, etc…
Type Theft
Example Property known to be stolen and missing may be reported. Lost property is not a theft.
Type Vandalism
Example Graffiti, knocking over mail box, throwing rock through windows, etc.
Type Vehicle Burglary
Example Stolen equipment or belongings from a vehicle.

Who is Making this Report?


Please provide your information below.

Information that is required to complete this tab are marked with a red label.

Personal Information:

First Name:

Middle Name:

Last Name:

Sex:

Race:

Date Of Birth

DL Number:

DL State:



Contact Information:

If possible, please provide the following:

  • The best address to contact you at.
  • The best phone number for each one listed.
  • The best e-mail address to reach you at.

Address :

Apt #:

City:

State:

Zip Code :


Home Phone :

Cell Phone :

Work Phone :

Email Address :




If you are reporting for a business enter the Business Name:







Where did the Incident Happen?


Please let us know where the incident occured.

Information that is required to complete this tab are marked with a red label.

Location:

Address :

Apt #:

City:

State:

Zip Code :

If the location of the incident is the same as the address entered on the previous page, click here.


Time Occurred:

When did the incident take place? Please provide the closest time when the incident occurred.

If you know how long the incident lasted, please enter that as well.

If you cannot provide a timeframe, please use the current time.


Manual Input Range Selector

Start Date:

End Date:

Start Time:

End Time:

AM/PM:

AM/PM:


Are you able to identify someone involved?


If you are able to provide any information on a suspect, enter any valid information below.

Information that is required to add a person are marked with a red label.

Identification Information:

Involvement:

First Name:

Middle Name:

Last Name:

Sex:

Race:

Date Of Birth

Age:

Description:





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Was Personal Property Involved?


If any Personal Property was involved, please describe each item below.
You can enter as many items as necessary.
Information that is required to insert an item are marked with a red label.

Property Information:

Reason for Report:

Type of Property:

Quantity:

Reported Value :

Brand Make :

Model:

Color:


Serial Number:

Applied Number:

Description of Item:

Comment:





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Vehicle Information


If any Vehicles were involved, please describe each item below.
You can enter as many items as necessary.
Information that is required to insert an item are marked with a red label.

VIN and License Plate Number are marked as required, however only one of them needs to be entered to be able to save the vehicle.

Vehicle Information:

Make:

Model:

Vehicle year:

License Plate Number:

LP State:

Vin Number:

Vehicle Style:

Vehicle Type:

Damage Amount:

Color Top:

Color bottom:


Description of Item:





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Tell Us What Happened


Please describe the crime and provide as much detailed information as you can about the case and any other information that you feel is important to the investigation of the case.



You will have an opportunity to put more detailed information about vehicles and property later in the report.



Description:


Upload Images


If there are any images that can be associated with this report, the images can be included by clicking the Choose File button.

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Summary of Incident


Please review the summary of the case, and verify that the information is correct.

If any information is not correct, click the edit button above the information you want to edit.

If you start a new report without submitting this one, you will have to re-enter the information.

If all of the information shown is correct click the "Submit Report" button. You will be shown your case reference number and be able to print the report.



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Your report has been successfully submitted and will be reviewed by the agency. If you would like a printed copy of the preliminary report please select the "Print Report" button.