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If this is an emergency, please call 911.

Welcome to the Arlington Police Department Citizens Online Police Reporting System. This system allows you to file a police report at your convenience. Filing a false police report is a crime.

The system is for the following:

Non-emergencies.
Incidents that occurred in Arlington.
Incidents where there are no known suspects.
Incidents that did not occur on a state road/MBTA property, even if in Arlington.

If the incident occurred on a state road (Route 2 or Mystic Valley Parkway), call the State Police.
If the incident occurred on MBTA property, call 617-222-1212.

You may report the following incident types utilizing this system:

Theft from Vehicle
Identity Theft
Vandalism to Property
Lost or Stolen Credit/Debit Card
Stolen Bicycle Vandalism to Car 
Lost Property
Lost or Stolen Electronics
Harassing Phone Calls, Emails, or Text Messages
Stolen Property (If your house was broken into, you cannot report the theft on-line. Please call the Arlington Police at 781-643-1212 to speak to an officer.)
Hit and Run (when your vehicle is struck and the other operator flees without leaving identifying information. Damage to your vehicle must be under approximately $1,000 to use the online report.)

 
Upon completion of your report you will:

See the words: "Your online police report has been submitted" showing that your police report is complete.
Be given a police report case number.
Be able to print a copy of the police report to keep for your records. NOTE: YOUR PRINTED REPORT WILL BE PRELIMINARY AND IS FOR YOUR RECORDS ONLY. Once your report has been reviewed by the Arlington Police Department, you will be able to obtain an official copy for insurance claims or for follow up with your bank or other institution, etc. If further investigation of your case is needed, you may be contacted.

Please make sure to turn off your pop-up blocking software before filing the report. 

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