Report a Crime

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Welcome to the City of Carlsbad Police Department online crime reporting system. If this is an emergency please call 9-1-1. You can use this online crime reporting system to report certain crime types, listed below. Other non-emergencies can be reported by calling 760-931-2197. Using this online crime reporting system allows you to submit a report immediately, get a report case number, and print a copy of the police report at no charge.

These conditions must be met in order to file an online crime report:

  • This is not an emergency
  • This incident occurred within the City of Carlsbad
  • There are no known suspects and no known evidence
  • This did not occur on State Route 78 or I-5 Freeway

Please note:

  • All cases filed online will be reviewed
  • You may be contacted if further investigation of your case is needed
  • Filing a false police report is a crime

You can report the following crime types online (please choose one):

All other non-emergencies can be reported by calling 442-339-2197. 

Note: turn off pop-up blocking software before filing a report.