Frequently Asked Questions

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 714-990-7911.

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

Answer       No, If a crime took place outside of the City of Brea Police Department please call the police department for that city.

Question    What if this happened on a state Freeway?    

Answer       If this took place on a state Freeway please call the Highway Patrol Office nearest you.

Question    What is a known suspect?    

Answer       A known suspect is when you or someone else knows the person or where to find the person who committed the crime or the license plate number                      of the vehicle the suspect(s) were in.