File a Criminal Report Online

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 is not occurring right now.
  • This does not involve a violent crime.
  • This does not involve a firearm or explosives, to include the use or theft of these items.
  • 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 review our Online Citizen Police Report Frequently Asked Questions, or 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

Using this online reporting system, you can file reports for incidents such as:

  • Criminal mischief
  • Littering
  • Lost property
  • Theft
  • Traffic complaints

Please carefully review the list of crime types, definitions, and examples on the reporting page. 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 an 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 can not be submitted online.
  • Report an accident.
  • Provide a general crime tip, such as suspicious content online or suspected drug activity to Crime Stoppers of Mesa County.

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.

Be aware that false reporting is a crime.