File a Report Online

The Grand Junction Police Department offers a robust level of online services.  If you prefer to file a police report for a non-urgent matter from the comfort of your own home, at a time that's convenient for you, our online reporting portal is a great option.  An officer will review all online report submissions. You will be able to print a free copy of your incident report once it is completed. An officer may or may not contact you, depending on the nature of your report.

If this is an emergency, or if the crime is happening right now, call 911.

Filing a Report

You may file a police report online if the following are true:

  • This is not an emergency.
  • This does not involve a violent crime or domestic violence.
  • There was no evidence left behind. (Evidence can include any item left behind by the suspect.)
  • This incident occurred within the city limits of Grand Junction. (Check city limits here.)
  • You have a valid email address.

If any of these criteria do not fit your incident, please call dispatch to file your report with an officer at 970-242-6707.

Tip: Turn off your pop-up blocking software before completing an online report.

About the Online Reporting System

Please carefully review the crime types, definitions, and examples offered below, and begin your report from the appropriate tab. If your incident does not fall into one of the listed categories, call dispatch at 970-242-6707 to file your report with an officer. 

Be sure you have all materials you'll need to complete this report before you begin, to include serial numbers, financial information, or anything else related to the reporting and investigation of this crime. Once you begin your report, there is not option to save your progress.

Other Actions You Can Take

  • Report fraud - Please complete the Fraud Packet (PDF), then call non-emergency dispatch at 970-242-6707 to schedule a time to meet with an officer. Fraud reports cannot be submitted online.
  • Provide a general crime tip, such as suspicious content online or suspected drug activity to Crime Stoppers of Mesa County.

Be aware that false reporting is a crime.

  1. Abandoned Vehicles
  2. Case Follow Up
  3. Code Enforcement
  4. Crash Report
  5. Extra Patrol Request
Vehicles parked on the street that are not properly registered and appear inoperable may be considered abandoned.  Abandoned vehicles can be "red-tagged."  If a tagged vehicle is not moved within 72 hours, it may be towed.

Abandoned vehicles on private property are the responsibility of the property owner, or you may contact Code Enforcement about possible code violations at (970)244-1593.

  1. Littering
  2. Lost Property
  3. Mandatory Reporting
  4. Scams
  5. Shoplift (Retail Stores Only)
When trash or rubbish is intentionally left in a public place.

Example: Throwing trash out of a car window or leaving trash at a park.

  1. Suspicious Activity
  2. Tampering
  3. Theft
  4. Theft from Vehicle
  5. Traffic Complaint

Heavy vehicle or foot traffic continuously or at odd hours, unknown person(s) behaving suspiciously, or scams in which no goods, services, money or personal information has been exchanged.

Example: Possible drug activity people coming in and out of a residence at all hours. Information on suspects of a theft.

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  1. Vacation Watch
  2. Vandalism
Request home drive by while you're on vacation. Vacation Watch is not for homes that are for sale, abandoned, or in foreclosure.

Example: You are leaving on vacation and have concerns of possible burglaries, thefts, vandalism, etc.