File a Crime Report
The Online Crime Report 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 911.
- 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.
Select one of the following incidents to begin your report: (Please be sure to turn off your pop-up blocking software.)
- Burglary of an open garage
- Burglary of an unattached garage or shed
- Graffiti or tagging
- Hit and run - unattended property
- Identity theft or fraud
- Lost property
- Malicious mischief
- Telephone harassment
- Vehicle prowl
- Vehicle prowl - motor home
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.
- 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)