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Report a Crime Online

Online Police Reporting System

If this is an Emergency please call 911.

If you have a crime to report or you would like to make us aware of an issue in the community, please call us at (252)633-2020 or use the form below. 

Our online reporting system allows you to submit a report immediately and print a copy of it at no charge. Please confirm the following to find out if online citizen police reporting is right for you:

  • This is NOT an emergency. 
  • This incident occurred within the New Bern City limits.
  • There are no known suspects.
  • This incident did not occur on a State-maintained highway.

If all of the above statements are correct, you are ready to file your report online. Please make sure to turn off your pop-up blocking software before filing the report.

Upon completion of this 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.

Please note:

  • All cases filed using the Citizens Online Police Reporting System will be reviewed.
  • Upon review, if further investigation of your case is needed, you may be contacted.
  • If you have any questions regarding this online reporting system, please feel free to contact New Bern Communications at: (252)633-2020 (24 hours a day), or the New Bern Police Department Records Division at: (252)672-4100 (Monday-Friday 8am-5pm).
  • Filing a false police report is a crime.
  • Have questions about Identity Theft?  Visit for more information and guidance. 
Using the New Bern Police Department Police Online Citizen Reporting System, you can report the following incidents:

  • Damage to Motor Vehicle
  • Damage to Property
  • Harassing Phone Calls
  • Lost/Missing Property
  • Theft
File an Online Report