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Citizen Online Reporting

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How do I know if I can file a report online?
A. Please confirm the following to find out if online filing is right for you:

  • Did this incident occur outside of the City of Prescott?
  • Do you know the suspect?
  • Was either your home or vehicle broken into?
  • Were you physically assaulted?
  • Is there evidence that could lead to the identification of a suspect?
  • If you answered NO to all of the above questions, you are ready to file your report online.

Q: If I am unsure if a report can be filed in the online reporting system what should I do?
A: Call the Prescott Police Station Officer at 928-777-1988.

Q: The crime I want to report occurred 6 months ago, can I still file an online police report?
A: Yes. The statute of limitations for reporting a Misdemeanor crime is 1 year from date of occurrence.

Q: The incident occurred outside the City limits of Prescott, can I still use the online reporting system?
A: No. If the crime took place outside the City of Prescott, Please contact the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office at 928.771.3260

Q: The crime occurred at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University can I use this on-line reporting system?
A: No. Contact Campus Security at Embry Riddle University at 928.777.3333 to file a report.

Q: If I wish to make a report anonymously, can I utilize this on-line reporting system?
A: No. It is recommended that you call into dispatch at 445.3131