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CLARK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

707 W 13th St VANCOUVER, WA 98666

(360) 397–2211

Welcome to Public Safety Citizens Service Portal


Welcome to the Clark County Onli

Welcome to the Clark County Online Reporting System. If this is an Emergency please call 911 immediately. Using this online citizen police reporting system allows you to submit a report immediately to the Clark County Sheriff's Office. The following conditions must be met to be eligible for online reporting.

If you answer NO to all of the following questions, you may file your report online.

 

• Is this an emergency? If so, dial 911.
• Did the incident happen within the Clark County Sheriff’s Office Jurisdiction?
• Unsure if you are in the Clark County Sheriff’s Office Jurisdiction <Click Here>

• Do you know the suspect(s) or where to find the suspect(s) who committed the crime?
• Do you know the license plate number of the vehicle the suspect(s) were in?
• Did the incident occur on a state freeway, highway or route?
• Did the incident involve firearms (used by a suspect or taken in a theft)?
• Did the incident involve theft of a motor vehicle or licensed trailer?

 

If you answered YES to any of the questions, please refer to our frequently asked questions for more information on filing a report.

Does the incident you are reporting correspond to one of these categories?

 

• Burglary of an open garage
• Burglary of an unattached garage or shed
• Vandalism, Graffiti or tagging
• Hit and run - unattended property or vehicle
• Identity theft or fraud
• Lost property (NOT to include a firearm or material threatening to public safety)
• Malicious mischief
• Telephone harassment
• Theft (NOT to include a firearm or material threatening to public safety)
• Vehicle prowl
• Vehicle prowl - Motor home


If you answered YES to all of the above questions and the crime falls within one of the listed categories, you are ready to file your report. If the answer is no to any of the above questions or it does not fall within one of the listed categories, please dial 311 for a Clark County Deputy to be dispatched.

Upon completion of this process you will:

 

• See the words: "Your online police report has been submitted" showing that your report is complete.
• Be given a police report reference number.
• Be able to print a copy of the police report to keep for your records.


Please Note:

 

• All cases filed through the Online Crime Report System will be reviewed by Clark County Sheriff’s Office personnel.
• In some cases the report may be returned to you for clarification or minor changes needed.
• In some cases the report may be rejected and you will be contacted by an on duty deputy to complete the report.
• After the report is approved a case number will be assigned.
• Upon review, if further investigation of your case is needed, you may be contacted by an on duty deputy.


Filing a false police report is a crime
A person who knowingly makes a false or misleading material statement to a public servant is guilty of a gross misdemeanor. "Material statement" means a written or oral statement reasonably likely to be relied upon by a public servant in the discharge of his or her official powers or duties. (RCW 9A.76.175)

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT FILING A CRIME REPORT

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


If this is an emergency, call 911. For non-emergency law enforcement assistance, please call 311. Dispatchers will prioritize your call and forward it to the best response unit.

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 area patrolled by the Clark County Sheriff’s Office please dial 311 to be directed to the appropriate agency. If the crime occurred in the city of Washougal, please follow this link to their online crime reporting system.

What if this happened on a state freeway, highway or route?


If this took place on a state freeway, highway, or route, please call the Washington State Patrol.


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
Burglary Open Garage An unknown person entered your attached open garage intending to commit a crime such as a theft. You left the rollup door of your attached garage open all night and someone stole your lawn mower.
Burglary Outbuilding An unknown person broke into your unattached garage or shed intending to commit a crime such as a theft. ** Not a storage facility. An unknown suspect broke into your shed and stole your lawn mower.
Graffiti/Tagging An unknown person causes damage to your property by painting graffiti on it or tagging. An unknown suspect does damage to your fence by painting on it.
Hit/Run Unattended An unknown person collided with your parked unoccupied car or property and did not attempt to locate your or leave a note. An unknown suspect crashed into your fence and damaged it and left without contacting you in any way.
Identity Theft/Fraud An unknown person uses your Credit Card number or other personal identifiers to gain services or merchandise without your consent. You found unauthorized charges on your credit card or somebody is using your social security number.
Illegal Dumping The depositing of rubbish, waste matter, or garden refuses in City streets in any manner other than those authorized by Clark County Placing appliances on a street where the individual does not live or during any time other than a neighborhood pickup day, dumping green waste or other household garbage on roadways
Informational Report You have miscellaneous information you want the police to know and are not concerned about documenting the information in a report for others to know about. You have information that your neighbor may be involved in criminal activity and you are not concerned for your safety or the neighbor knowing you reported this to the police.
Lost Property You have property that was misplaced or inadvertently left in a public place and cannot be found. You left your laptop on the top of your car and drove to your destination. The laptop was lost on the way.
Mail Theft Theft of US mail from a mailbox or receptacle. Letters, bills, etc. stolen from a mailbox or receptacle. Note: If any of your personal information or checks were used after the mail theft, please include this in the narrative portion of your report.
Telephone Harassment An unknown person is calling you on the phone with the intent to harass, intimidate, torment or embarrass you. An unknown person calls you repeatedly or at an extremely inconvenient hour, whether or not conversation ensues.
Theft When property is taken without your permission that is valued at $5000.00 or less. This does not include someone physically taking something from your person Items such as a bicycle from a yard, purse from shopping cart, taking property from a building/residence by someone that had permission to be there and took the property without owner’s permission. Lost property is not a theft.
Theft – Shoplifting Your property is taken without your permission during business hours. Items such as alcohol, groceries and other goods are stolen from your business during business hours or by someone that had permission to be there and took the property without owner’s permission. Lost property is not a theft.
Theft from Vehicle Property is stolen from your locked/unlocked vehicle. Items such as clothes, books, purse, garage door opener taken from inside your locked or unlocked vehicle.
Vandalism An unknown person causes actual damage to your property. This does not include vehicle damage caused by another vehicle. An unknown person causes actual damage to your property. This does not include vehicle damage caused by another vehicle.
Type Burglary Open Garage
Example You left the rollup door of your attached garage open all night and someone stole your lawn mower.
Type Burglary Outbuilding
Example An unknown suspect broke into your shed and stole your lawn mower.
Type Graffiti/Tagging
Example An unknown suspect does damage to your fence by painting on it.
Type Hit/Run Unattended
Example An unknown suspect crashed into your fence and damaged it and left without contacting you in any way.
Type Identity Theft/Fraud
Example You found unauthorized charges on your credit card or somebody is using your social security number.
Type Illegal Dumping
Example Placing appliances on a street where the individual does not live or during any time other than a neighborhood pickup day, dumping green waste or other household garbage on roadways
Type Informational Report
Example You have information that your neighbor may be involved in criminal activity and you are not concerned for your safety or the neighbor knowing you reported this to the police.
Type Lost Property
Example You left your laptop on the top of your car and drove to your destination. The laptop was lost on the way.
Type Mail Theft
Example Letters, bills, etc. stolen from a mailbox or receptacle. Note: If any of your personal information or checks were used after the mail theft, please include this in the narrative portion of your report.
Type Telephone Harassment
Example An unknown person calls you repeatedly or at an extremely inconvenient hour, whether or not conversation ensues.
Type Theft
Example Items such as a bicycle from a yard, purse from shopping cart, taking property from a building/residence by someone that had permission to be there and took the property without owner’s permission. Lost property is not a theft.
Type Theft – Shoplifting
Example Items such as alcohol, groceries and other goods are stolen from your business during business hours or by someone that had permission to be there and took the property without owner’s permission. Lost property is not a theft.
Type Theft from Vehicle
Example Items such as clothes, books, purse, garage door opener taken from inside your locked or unlocked vehicle.
Type Vandalism
Example An unknown person causes actual damage to your property. This does not include vehicle damage caused by another 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 provided 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 Occured:

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:


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.

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.



Description:


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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.