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Online Police Reporting Frequently Asked Questions

Question: What do I do if online incident reporting is not right for me?

Answer: If your incident is an emergency, call 911. If non-emergency call 614-645-4545. 

Question: What if this happened in another city can I file a report using this online police citizen reporting system?   

Answer: No,This system may be used only to report offenses that occurred within the Columbus City limits. 

Question: What is a known suspect?   

Answer: A known suspect is when you know the full name and address of the person who committed the crime.

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