Quickly File a Police Report Online in Fulton County

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How to Easily File a Police Report Online in Fulton County

If you witnessed a crime or were the victim of one, you have to file a . Need help? DoNotPay has a solution.

If you see someone steal a package from your neighbor's doorstep, it should be reported to the police. After all, you would hope that your neighbor would do the same for you. The same goes if your phone, wallet, or other personal items are stolen. If you or your neighbor were scammed by a contractor, you must file a police report to prevent it from happening to others.

No matter how large or small, any crime that you are a victim of or witness needs to be reported. People who break the law need to pay the consequences of their actions. Traditionally, a police report for any crime had to be filed in person, either by having the police come to your home or by going to the police station. Fulton County now allows certain crimes to be reported online.

While the more serious crimes such as assault or murder will still need to be reported in person, crimes such as identity theft or minor accidents can be reported online.

What Types of Crimes can be Reported Online?

It is against the law to file a false police report. More serious crimes will need to be reported in person.

Crimes that can be reported online
  • Harassing phone calls, texts, or emails
  • Damage to property, including vandalism and graffiti
  • Lost property
  • Identity theft
  • Missing City of Atlanta trash bin
  • Scammers
Crimes that require a 911 callFulton County does not allow the following crimes to be reported online.

You will need to call either 911 or (404) 658-6666 to report any of the following crimes:

  • Any crime that is still taking place (crime in progress)
  • A crime that is about to take place
  • Domestic Violence
  • Fire
  • Injured person
  • Situations of life and death
  • Medical emergencies
  • Missing persons
  • Breaking and entering (either at your home or your business)
  • Stolen vehicle
  • A situation where a suspect is still at the scene of the crime
  • Traffic accidents or hit-and-runs

If you file a false police report, you will be subject to fines and potential jail time. Filing false police reports is against the law.

How to File a Police Report in Fulton County on Your Own

Before attempting to file a police report online, be certain that it is one of the crimes they will accept online reporting for.

  1. Collect as much information as possible about what you saw or what happened to you.
  2. Go to https://www.atlantapd.org/
  3. On the Atlanta PD home page, you will see a link to File Report Online, click on the link to file a report online.
  4. Complete the requested information. Double-check your work to make sure you are not leaving out details.
  5. Check the crime you are reporting against the list of crimes they do not accept online reporting for.
  6. Make sure that your contact information is entered correctly. Submit the report.
  7. Print a copy of the report you submitted.
  8. If you remember more details, call Atlanta PD to get the report updated. Wait to be contacted for further information.

Remember, there are no victimless crimes. No crime is too small to report.

Next Steps to Filing a Police Report in Fulton County if You Can't Do It Yourself

If you have trouble filing a police report online, you do have options.

If you cannot file the report online, you can:

  1. Call the police department and attempt to file the report over the phone.
  2. Call the police to your home to record the information.
  3. Go to the nearest police department to report the crime in person.
  4. Go to DoNotPay.com and get started with a click of a button.

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File a Police Report in Fulton County with the Help of DoNotPay

If you want to but don't know where to start, DoNotPay has you covered in 3 easy steps:

  1. Search "police report" on DoNotPay and select the type of incident you would like to report.
  2. Tell us more about the incident that occurred, including the location, date, time, and sequence of events. Include information on financial losses, personal injuries, or property damage that happened as a result.
  3. 3. List any suspects or witnesses you are aware of, verify your contact information, and submit.

Why Use DoNotPay to File a Police Report in Fulton County?

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With DoNotPay, you don't have to worry about leaving out information. They make sure the report is complete before it is submitted.

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