Citizen Online Police Reporting System
Welcome to the SBPD Citizens Online Police Reporting System. If this is an Emergency please call 911. Using this online citizen police report system allows you to submit a report immediately and print a copy of the police report for free.
Please confirm the following to find out if online citizen police report filing is right for you:
- This is not an Emergency?
- This incident occurred within the Santa Barbara Police Department City limits?
- This did not occur on a State Freeway?
If you answered yes to all of the above questions, you are ready to file your report online. Those forms will be available in the table on the bottom of this page. Click on the report that is right for you. First, please make sure to turn off your pop-up blocking software before filing the report. If you answered no to any of the questions please look at our Online Citizen Police Report Frequently Asked Questions section. If you are a retail business and need to report a theft with suspect information, please use this link: Online Reporting for Retailers