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File a crime report

The Online Citizen Police Reporting System makes it easy to report most non-violent crimes that occurred in unincorporated Clark County and the town of Yacolt.

Can I file a report online?

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

  • Is this an emergency? If so, dial 9-1-1.
  • Did the incident happen within the city limits of a city in Clark County, excluding the town of Yacolt?
  • 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.

Getting started

Select one of the following incidents to begin your report: (Please be sure to turn off your pop-up blocking software.)

Submitting your report

After submitting your report, you will:

  • See the words: "Your online police report has been submitted" showing that your police report is complete. If further investigation is needed, you may be contacted by a deputy.
  • Receive a report number.
  • Be able to print a copy of the report to keep for your records.

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)


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Clark County Sheriff's Office:
Street Address: 707 West 13th Street, Vancouver, WA 98660
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 410, Vancouver, WA 98666
Main phone: (360) 397-2211
Telecommunications Relay Service: (800) 833-6388, then call (360) 397-2445
E-mails are monitored: Mon-Fri 8-4 p.m.

Responsible Elected Official: Sheriff Chuck E. Atkins

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