File a Crime Report


The Online Crime Report System makes it easy to report most non-violent crimes that occurred in unincorporated Clark County and the town of Yacolt.

Can I file a report online?

If you answer NO to all of the following questions, you may file your report online. 

  • Is this an emergency? If so, dial 911.
  • Did the incident happen within the city limits of a city in Clark County, excluding the town of Yacolt? 
  • Do you know the suspect(s) or where to find the suspect(s) who committed the crime? Do you know the license plate number of the vehicle the suspect(s) were in?
  • Did the incident occur on a state freeway, highway or route? 
  • Did the incident involve firearms (used by a suspect or taken in a theft)?
  • Did the incident involve theft of a motor vehicle or licensed trailer?

If you answered YES to any of the questions, please refer to our frequently asked questions for more information on filing a report.

Getting started

Select one of the following incidents to begin your report: (Please be sure to turn off your pop-up blocking software.) 

Submitting your report

After submitting your report, you will:
  • See the words: "Your online police report has been submitted" showing that your police report is complete. If further investigation is needed, you may be contacted by a deputy.
  • Receive a report number.
  • Be able to print a copy of the report to keep for your records. 
Please note:
  • All cases filed through the Online Crime Report System will be reviewed by Clark County Sheriff's Office personnel.
  • In some cases the report may be returned to you for clarification or minor changes needed.
  • In some cases the report may be rejected and you will be contacted by an on duty deputy to complete the report.
  • After the report is approved a case number will be assigned.
  • Upon review, if further investigation of your case is needed, you may be contacted by an on duty deputy.
Filing a false police report is a crime

A person who knowingly makes a false or misleading material statement to a public servant is guilty of a gross misdemeanor. "Material statement" means a written or oral statement reasonably likely to be relied upon by a public servant in the discharge of his or her official powers or duties. (RCW 9A.76.175