Frequently Asked Questions

What do I do if online incident reporting is not right for me?

If your incident is an emergency, call 911. If non-emergency, call 760-839-4722.

What if this happened in another city, can I file a report using this online police citizen reporting system?

No, If a crime took place outside of the city of Escondido please call the police department for that city.

What if this happened on a state Freeway?

If this took place on a state Freeway please call the Highway Patrol Office at 1-800-TELL-CHP (1-800-835-5247).

What is a known suspect?

A known suspect is when you or someone else knows the person or where to find the person who committed the crime. Suspect information also includes knowing the license plate number of the suspect vehicle.

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