Reporting a NON-Emergency Crime; you can do it yourself!
(If this is an Emergency, please dial 9-1-1)

The City of Mesa Police Department appreciates the opportunity to serve you. As part of our goal for providing better and faster service, we are providing all citizens that reside in or visit the City of Mesa the opportunity to file their own Crime Reports on-line.

This service is to be used for specific types of crime (explained below) that are of a NON-Emergency nature.

If your NON-Emergency crime does not meet the following criteria, please contact the City of Mesa Police Department at 480-644-2211, option 2. If this is an Emergency, please dial 9-1-1.

General Criteria for creating your own NON-Emergency Crime Report: in addition to the specific Crime Type Criteria listed in the chart below, the crime you are reporting yourself:

  1. Must have occurred within the City of Mesa city limits, except for Identity Theft. Identity Theft crimes can be reported at any Law Enforcement agency in the United States.
  2. Is a NON—violent crime.
  3. Has no obvious physical evidence that was left at the scene of the crime.
  4. Is being reported by a person that is at least 18 years of age.
  5. For adding additional information to an existing report, please have ready the original report number and the Officer’s name.

Chart of Crimes Types and Criteria for creating your own NON-Emergency Crime Report:

Crime Type Criteria: You can create your own Crime Report for these specific types of crimes as long as the ABOVE 5 general criteria is met and…
Shoplifting 13-1805A1: A person commits shoplifting if, while in an establishment in which merchandise is displayed for sale, the person knowingly obtains such goods of another with the intent to deprive that person of such goods by removing any of the goods from the immediate display or from any other place within the establishment without paying the purchase price.
  1. The crime is NOT in progress. If the crime is in progress, please dial
    (480) 644-2211, option 2.
  2. You do not know the suspect involved in the crime.
  3. The total value of the loss is less than $250.
Theft13-1802A1: A person commits theft if, without lawful authority, the person knowingly controls property of another with the intent to deprive the other person of such property.
  1. You do not know the suspect involved in the Crime.
  2. The value of the items taken is less than $250.
Identity Theft13-2008A: A person commits taking the identity of another person or entity if the person knowingly takes, purchases, manufactures, records, possesses or uses any personal identifying information or entity identifying information of another person or entity, including a real or fictitious person or entity, without the consent of that other person or entity, with the intent to obtain or use the other person's or entity's identity for any unlawful purpose or to cause loss to a person or entity whether or not the person or entity actually suffers any economic loss as a result of the offense, or with the intent to obtain or continue employment.
  1. After completing an Identity Theft Crime Report and after the report has been approved by a Mesa Police Officer, the person reporting the crime must also complete a Mesa Police Fraud Packet.
Hit and Run28-662A1: The driver of a vehicle involved in an accident resulting only in damage to a vehicle that is driven or attended by a person shall immediately stop the vehicle at the scene of the accident or as close to the accident scene as possible but shall immediately return to the accident scene.
  1. The crime is NOT in progress.
  2. You do not know the suspect involved in the crime.
Lost Property00-5050: Property is missing or lost and cannot be found.
  1. Property is Missing or Lost.

Steps for creating your own Crime Report:

  1. Indicate the Type of Crime that is being reported.
  2. Indicate whether this Crime Report is an original (new) report or is additional information that is to be added to an existing report (supplemental).
  3. Indicate whether you are reporting the crime as a business or as an individual.
  4. Complete the screen that asks for all your contact information.
  5. Answer the questions that appear on all screens. These questions gather the details concerning the crime.
  6. Once all information is submitted, reviewed and approved, a copy of the unofficial report will be emailed to a valid email address provided.


Placing a “check” in the following check-box means you have read and understand that the reporting of a crime that is false or malicious is punishable by law and that all violators will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law and by checking the box you attest to the truthfulness of the crime report. By checking the box you also acknowledge and understand that police reports are subject to public records laws and are/may be released.

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