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Report a Crime

If you need to report a crime in progress, or you have an emergency, call 9-1-1. The outside local area 911 Dispatch Number is 360-696-4461.

The Vancouver Police Department does not currently offer online reporting.

These crimes may be reported via 3-1-1, or by calling or visiting the Vancouver Police Department:

  • Graffiti or Tagging (damage less than $750.00)
  • Harassing Phone Call
  • Identity Theft or Fraud
  • Lost Property
  • Malicious Mischief (damage less than $750.00)
  • Theft (amount of theft less than $750.00)
  • Vehicle Prowl
  • Vehicle Prowl – Motor Home

Please check to see if you live inside the Vancouver city limits (Do I Live in Vancouver? | The City of Vancouver, WA) before calling or visiting our precincts to make a police report.

Report a Crime by Telephone:

To report a lower priority crime, or a crime without suspect information, you may call 3-1-1 (or for out of area calls (360-693-3111), which is available 24 hours a day. To make a telephone report, call the Vancouver Police Department at 360-487-7500, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (excluding holidays).

Reporting Crime in Person:

To report a crime in person, visit the front counter at our West Precinct (2800 NE Stapleton Rd) or East Precinct (520 SE 155th Ave) Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (excluding holidays). Please check the Do I Live in Vancouver? | The City of Vancouver, WA link before making an in-person report.