File Incident Report Online

The Lincoln Police Department is committed to providing quality police services that promote a safe and secure community. Online reporting is provided for the convenience of the victim and is available for only a small segment of crime types. NOTE: If a crime is capable of being reported online by the citizen, it can also be taken by an officer through a dispatched call for service. To determine if online reporting is right for you please review the following guide:


Step 1.Make sure online reporting is the right choice

Online reporting is NOT available if you answer yes to any of these questions:

  • Is this an EMERGENCY situation? (call 9-1-1)
  • Is this a crime in progress?
  • Is anyone physically hurt or immediately threatened?
  • Did this crime occur outside the City of Lincoln?
  • Is the person reporting this crime less than 18 years of age?
  • Are there any known suspects? (includes vague descriptions or vehicle license numbers)
  • Is the value of the loss or damage $1,500 or more?
  • Was a weapon involved (gun, knife, or other)?
  • Is this a motor vehicle accident?
  • Did the suspect break into your house, garage or vehicle?
  • Do you want an officer to respond in person?

Step 2.Call to report the crime if you responded yes to any of the questions above

If you responded yes to any of these questions or are still unsure if online reporting is right for you, please call 402-441-6000 for assistance.

Step 3.Begin your report

Please note: all online reports are reviewed by police personnel. You may be recontacted if further investigation or clarification is needed. FILING A FALSE POLICE REPORT IS A CRIME and if suspected will generate an investigation and possible prosecution.

Online reporting has been limited to victims (owners of the property stolen or damaged) of the following crime categories:

  • Stolen Bike
  • Lost or Stolen Cellphone
  • Any Other Lost or Stolen Item
  • Vandalism/Damage of Property


Begin Report

Once completed, a case number and copy of the police report will be available for printing or download.