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Report a Crime Online

Citizens Online Police Reporting System

We value your input as we work together to have an impact on our community.  If you have a crime to report or want to make us aware of an issue in the community, please call us or use the form below.

If this is an Emergency please call 911.

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

  • This is not an Emergency?
  • This incident occurred within the New Bern City limits?
  • There are no known suspects?
  • This did not occur on a State Freeway?

If you answered yes 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.

Upon completion of this report process 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 (24-7), or the New Bern Police Department Records Division at: 252-672-4100 (Monday-Friday).
  • Filing a false police report is a crime.

Using the New Bern Police Department Police Online Citizen Reporting System you can report the following incidents (please choose one):