Certain crimes can be reported online. Only crimes that occurred within Halton (City of Burlington, Town of Oakville, Town of Milton, and Town of Halton Hills) can be reported using our Online Crime Report Tool.

File an Online Crime Report

Frequently Asked Questions

What crimes can I report online?

  • Damage/Mischief to Motor Vehicle
  • Damage/Mischief to Property
  • Lost Property
  • Theft from Motor Vehicle
  • Theft Under $5,000

What do I need to file a report online?

  • The report must be filed by the owner of the damaged property or authorized representative or the finder of property or authorized representative.
  • A valid email address.
  • The address of the location where the crime took place and contact address information.
  • A Driver's Licence, ownership, insurance information (if applicable).

What happens after I file an online crime report?

After you submit your completed online police report, you will see the words: "Your online police report has been submitted" indicating your police report is complete.

You will then be notified by email of a temporary case number (until your report has been reviewed).

All reports filed using the HRPS Online Police Reporting System will be reviewed within 2 - 4 business days. You may be contacted if your case requires further investigation or you have indicated you would like a call back.

When should I call police instead?

  • If you have a known suspect.
  • If you are in possession of any evidence.
  • If the value of the theft, loss, or property damage is MORE THAN $5,000.
  • If the incident occurred outside of Halton Region.
  • If someone broke into your home or business.
  • If this is a motor vehicle collision.
  • If this is a theft or loss of a firearm.
  • If this is a theft or loss of Government issued Personal Identification documents, other than Driver's Licences.
  • If this is related to any form of personal violence, including domestic violence.
  • If this is related to any kind of vandalism or graffiti that could be described as hate motivated.
  • If this is related to Fraud Over $25,000
  • If this is related to a traffic complaint that is in progress.
  • If you represent a retail business, other than a LCBO, reporting a theft (shoplifting).

Privacy Considerations

Personal information provided through the Halton Regional Police Service Online Police Reporting System is collected pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used for law enforcement purposes. Questions regarding the collection of this information should be directed to the Freedom of Information Office of the Halton Regional Police Service by dialing 905-825-4747 ext. 5192.