File an Online Police Report
The Waukegan Police Department now allows citizens to file some reports online. Please see the instructions below to see if you can use this option.
DO NOT make an online report if there is evidence to be collected. Call 847-360-9000 to make all other reports.
You must be 18 years or older to make an online report.
To make an online report, see the instructions below:
|Custody Order Violation||Willful disobedience of custody terms outlined in a court order.||A parent did not return a child at a specified time, per a child custody order.|
|Harassing Phone Call||Unwanted phone calls of an annoying, harassing or threatening nature.||Immediate hang-ups, obscene language, etc.|
|Hit and Run||Leaving the scene of an accident without providing required license, insurance or vehicle information.||Damage caused by another vehicle in which the driver should have left information or fled the scene without stopping to exchange information.|
|Lost Property||Property that has been lost or misplaced.||Personal items that are missing with no indication they were stolen, i.e. left at a restaurant or other public place. Often insurance companies or third parties request a report number. Note: the value of the property must be less than $1,000.|
|Minor Vehicle Accident||A traffic collision with no injuries; when a vehicle collides with another vehicle, pedestrian, animal, road debris, or other stationary obstruction, such as a tree, pole or building.||A vehicle accident where there are no injuries or only property damage. - OR -
You are involved in an accident where there is damage to your car but nobody is injured or requires medical attention. You hit a post or mailbox and nobody is injured.
|Theft||When property is taken without your permission. This does not include someone physically taking something from your person.||Items stolen from your yard, driveway, porch or other common shared areas such as garages or laundry facilities of apartment complexes. The theft can not have occurred as a result of a break-in to your home, business or vehicle. Lost of mislaid property is not a theft.|
|Vandalism||A deliberate act of damaging, defacing or destroying personal or public property.||Mailbox maliciously damaged; "Keying" a car's paint finish; broken windows; defacement of public or private property, Having eggs, shaving cream or toilet paper thrown at house or property. No permanent damage to any property. etc.|
|Vehicle Burglary||Property is stolen from a motor vehicle.||Stolen equipment or belongings from a vehicle.|
|Vehicle Vandalism||Tampering with a Motor vehicle.||Keying, broken windows, or attempts to remove parts.|
|Abandoned Property||Any personal property left by an owner who has intentionally relinquished all rights to its control.||A homeowner returns home to find a bicycle, not belonging to the homeowner, left in his/her driveway.|
|Traffic Violations/ Complaints||Traffic violations occur when drivers violate laws that regulate vehicle operation on streets; including speeding, running red lights, reckless driving, DUI, etc||A homeowner notices vehicles traveling at a high rate of speed through his/her neighborhood. The homeowner is able to give vehicle descriptions, times of day, etc related to the traffic violations/complaints.|
|Broken Parking Meters||A broken or inoperable parking meter.||A citizen attempts to pay a parking meter but the meter doesn't accept the coin, is missing, or is not working correctly.|
|Camera Registration||Notifying the police department that you or your business is outfitted with surveillance camera(s)||A homeowner or business owner has a surveillance camera, such as a ring doorbell, and the homeowner wishes to notify the police of that information. This could be helpful in solving crimes.|
|Credit Card Fraud||Someone other than yourself used your credit/debit account to purchase goods or services without your permission||Unknown person made fraudulent purchases using your account without your permission (includes online or phone purchases)|
|Lost passport||Lost passport||The loss of an individual's passport, US or Foreign issued|
|Anonymous Tip||Information about something (typically criminal or illegal activity) that is offered by an anonymous source||A citizen would like to give information about suspicious or criminal activity, but has requested to remain anonymous (make the anonymous notation in the body of the report). The information could be related to criminal activity or city ordinance violations (such as code violations)|
|Neighbor Problem||Neighbor Problem||A Waukegan resident has an ongoing problem with a neighbor. Such as loud music, strong odor of cannabis, parking issues, barking dogs, etc|
|Vacation House Check||Waukegan homeowner is going out of town for a period of less than 30 days and requests a police officer to periodically check on his/her residence.|