• Reporting a Crime



Non-Emergency Dispatch Line:
(408) 730-7180

General Information:
(408) 730-7100

Department of Public Safety
700 All America Way
Sunnyvale, CA 94086

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Sat. 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. 

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Reporting a Crime Online

Citizens Online Police Reporting System
If this is an EMERGENCY, dial 9-1-1 immediately.

Welcome to the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety Online Reporting System

Using the online reporting system is a convenient way to submit a crime report immediately and print a copy of the crime report for free. If you would prefer or feel more comfortable speaking to an officer, dial (408) 730-7180 or respond in person to the police department.

Confirm the following to find out if online reporting is right for you:

  • This is NOT an EMERGENCY?
  • The incident occurred within the city limits of Sunnyvale?
  • There are NO Known Suspects or evidence that could lead to the identification of a suspect.
  • The incident did not occur on a State freeway?
  • You have an email address?
  • Lost or Stolen PASSPORT? Report it at Passport Information
  • Mail theft or mail identity theft? Report it at U.S. Postal Inspection Service

If you answered YES 
to ALL of the questions...

You are ready to file your report online.
You must turn off your pop-up blocking software before filing this report.

If you answered NO 
to ANY of the questions...

Take a look at our

Online Citizen Police Report
Frequently Asked Questions section

What's Next?

  1. 1. Review Penal Code Section 148.5(a) (shown below).
  2. 2. Make sure your pop-up blocker has been turned OFF.
  3. 3. Choose only ONE of the incident types listed below.
  4. 4. When new window pops up, answer all of the questions to start your report.
  5. 5. Follow the prompts to complete your report.

Upon completion of this report process you will:

  • See the words: "Your online police report has been submitted" showing that your police report is complete.
  • Be given a police report case number.
  • Be able to print a copy of the police report to keep for your records.
  • You may attach two photos of graffiti to each report.
Please Note:
  • All cases filed using the Citizens Online Police Reporting System will be reviewed.
  • Upon review, if further investigation of your case is needed, you may be contacted.

Penal Code Section 148.5 (a) 
Every person who reports to any peace officer listed in Section 830.1 or 830.2 or subdivision (a) of Section 830.33, the Attorney General, or a deputy attorney general, or a district attorney, or a deputy district attorney that a felony or misdemeanor has been committed, knowing the report to be false, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

You will be asked to confirm that you have read and understand the above penal code section.

Using the Sunnyvale Public Safety Police Online Citizen Reporting System you can report the following incidents
(choose only one):

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