Online Crime Reporting

Welcome to the Irvine Police Department Online Police Reporting System, i-Report. If this is an Emergency, please call 911.

Using this 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 this online tool is right for you.

  • This is not an emergency
  • This incident occurred within Irvine City limits
  • This incident did not occur on a state highway

This online system is not meant to take the place of delivering police services in person. If you wish to file a report in person, please come to the Irvine Police Department front desk during business hours, or call 949-724-7000 for assistance. If this is an emergency, call 911.

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 report has been submitted.”
  • Be given a tracking number
  • Be able to print a copy of the police report to keep for your records.
  • Once your report is reviewed, you will receive a case number via email.
  • You may be contacted if further information is needed

Please click the button of the type of report you wish to file to be taken to the online form. Filing a false police report is a crime.

Attempted Theft

Attempted Theft occurs when someone tries to take your property but is unsuccessful. This most commonly occurs when a suspect is interrupted committing a crime. If you are witnessing a crime, please call 911. The most common forms of attempted theft are thefts of bikes or items left inside an unlocked vehicle.

VANDALISM

Use this online system to report vandalism that resulted in less than $950 in damage. If the damage amount exceeds $950, please call the Irvine Police Department at 949-724-7000. In your report, please describe in depth the damage to your property. What tool do you believe was used to commit the damage? Please upload any photos or video you have that document that damage.

Mail Theft

Mail theft occurs when a suspect takes your mail from your home’s mailbox or a community mailbox. If a package was taken from your doorstep please see “package theft” below. When a mail theft takes place, please also contact the United States Postal Service. If you believe your banking or credit card information has been compromised, please call the Irvine Police Department at 949-724-7000 to file an identity theft report.

Vehicle Tampering

Vehicle Tampering is tampering with or damaging a motor vehicle. Examples include a car being “keyed,” broken windows, or attempts to remove parts.

Lost Property

File a lost property report when your property is missing or lost.  Examples include property discovered missing from a home or leaving items in a restaurant.

Documentation Only

This category is for documentation of incidents which are not classified as crimes, however, an involved party desires that a record of the incident be created and kept on file for a limited time by the police department. Reports filed under this category will only be maintained for 2 years and will NOT be forwarded to, or reviewed by, a detective. No further action will be taken.

Petty Theft

Petty Theft

Petty theft includes but is not limited to the following categories. A loss that is less than $950 is considered petty theft.

Package Theft

When reporting package theft, please list all items contained in the package. Please take the time to locate as many serial numbers as possible. This is the best way to potentially locate your stolen property. In the narrative of the report, please list the shipping information and the time you believe the package was delivered. Please provide a timeline for when you believe the package was stolen. If you have video cameras that may have captured the crime, please download the footage as soon as possible. Files can be lost or deleted depending on your service provider. This online system allows for still images and video to be uploaded. Please upload any photos such as screenshots of the suspect or scanned documents from the shipper or seller.

Bike Theft 

Please provide a full description of the bike stolen, including make, model, color, size and any other identifying information. Please provide the serial number of the bike. If you do not have it, you may be able to obtain it from the seller. The likelihood of locating your bike greatly increases if a serial number is provided. If your bike is registered, please list the serial or sticker number assigned to your bike at the time it was registered.

Theft from Vehicle

If a crime is taking place now, please call 911. A theft from a vehicle occurs when a suspect takes property from inside your vehicle. The loss must not exceed $950. If the loss is more than $950, please call the Irvine Police Department at 949-724-7000. When documenting the loss for this online report, please list each item separately. Include serial numbers and identification numbers if possible. This gives investigators the best chance of locating your property. Please provide as much detail of the incident as possible. If you believe the suspect may have left evidence behind, please call IPD to have an officer respond.

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