Report a Crime

Please note: Only certain crimes can be reported online.

To report other crimes, call 1-888-579-1520 and press 0.

Please be advised this site is not for emergency calls and is not monitored 24/7, responses or replies will not be immediate and there may be a delay.  If this is an emergency call 911.  For non-emergency inquires or to confirm if this should be reported through the online portal,  call 905-579-1520. 

These reports are not anonymous. 

To provide an anonymous tip about a crime please visit:


Minor crimes that can be reported online include:

  • Fraud
  • Mischief
  • Property Damage Under $5,000
  • Property Lost
  • Theft from Vehicle Under $5,000
  • Theft Under $10,000

Do not report online if the incident: 

  • Requires police to attend a scene immediately 
  • Is a domestic-related incident
  • Requires a check on well-being 
  • Is motivated by hate bias
  • Occurred anywhere other than Durham Region (see Reporting Crime Outside of Durham

Emergency call 9-1-1

Non-emergency call 1-888-579-1520 Report a Minor Crime

Frequently Asked Questions

Minor crimes that do not require immediate police presence at a scene. 

The crimes you can report include:

  • Fraud
  • Mischief
  • Property Damage Under $5,000
  • Property Lost
  • Theft of Gas
  • Theft from Vehicle Under $5,000
  • Theft Under $10,000

When there is an immediate threat to life or property, or a crime in progress, call 9-1-1

If you need to speak to an officer, call the non-emergency line at 1-888-579-1520. Incidents in which you should call this line include: 

  • If you have a known suspect, or know the address or license plate of the vehicle associated to the suspect
  • If the value of theft, loss or property damage is more than $10,000.00
  • If your vehicle has been stolen
  • If the incident occurred outside of Durham Region. Please contact the police service responsible for the area in which the incident occurred
  • If someone broke into, or attempted to break into your home, garage or business
  • If this is the theft or loss of a firearm
  • If this is related to any form of personal violence, including domestic violence.
  • If this is related to any kind of vandalism or graffiti that could be “hate motivated”
  • If this is related to a traffic complaint that is in progress
  • Upon submitting your completed report online, you will receive an email with a temporary case number until police have reviewed the report. Check your junk email folder if you do not receive the email in your inbox.
  • Once a police officer has approved the online report, an incident number will be assigned.
  • You will not be called back to provide updates on your report, unless an arrest is made. 
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