Online Citizen Reporting

Welcome to the Springfield Police Department Citizen Reporting System.

If this is an emergency please call 911.

This online reporting system allows you to submit a police report immediately and print a temporary copy of the report for free. Please confirm the following to find out if online report filing is right for you:

  • Is this an emergency?
  • Is this a possible child abduction?
  • Did this incident occur outside the Springfield city limits?
  • Are there known suspects?
  • Did this occur on a state freeway?

If you answered NO to ALL of the above questions, you are ready to file your report online. Please make sure to turn off your pop-up blocking software before filing the report. If you answered yes to any of the questions please look at our Citizen Reporting Frequently Asked Questions section or contact Springfield Police Department immediately.

 Citizen Reporting Frequently Asked Questions  

Upon completion of this report process you will:
  • See the words: "Your report has been submitted."
  • Be given a tracking number for your report.
  • Be able to print a temporary copy of the report for your records.

Please Note:
  • All cases filed using the Citizen Reporting System will be reviewed.
  • Upon review, if further investigation of your case is needed, you may be contacted.
  • Filing a false police report is a crime.

Using the Springfield Police Department Citizen Reporting System you can report incidents such as:
  • Lost Property
    • Online reporting may NOT be used to report lost/stolen License Plates or Firearms - please contact SPD at 217-788-8325
  • Telephone Harassment
  • Vandalism
  • Theft

Please be sure to review the entire list with definitions and examples on the following page. Please click on "Select Incident" to begin.

Select Incident  
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