You can report certain non-emergency incidents from the privacy of your personal computer. The incident must meet the following criteria.
- It must be a non-emergency.
- The incident must have occurred in the City of Lafayette or unincorporated limits of Contra Costa County.
- There are NO Known Suspects.
- There is no evidence to submit.
To file a report online please go to the Contra Costa Sheriff's Office Website
Follow the user-friendly prompts that will guide you through the process.
The following crimes and reports may be referred to the Online Reporting System as long as the reporter is at least 18 years old and there is no suspect information available:
1) Public Nuisance (PC 370)
2) Litter (PC 374)
3) Defrauding and Innkeeper (PC 537)
4) Barking Dog (PC 425 BD)
5) Abandoned Vehicles (11-24 & CVC 22651 & 22669)
6) Civil Reports
7) Lost Property Reports
8) Illegal Fireworks
9) Vacation House Checks
10) Patrol Requests
What happens after I submit a report?
After completing the process you will see the message: “Your report has been submitted”.
You will receive a temporary case file number and be able to print a copy of the report for your records. You will receive a confirmation email that your report has been submitted. All reports submitted online will be reviewed by a Supervisor. If further information or investigation is needed, you will be contacted. Once the supervisor approves your report, you will be sent a permanent case file number via email. You will also receive a copy of your report for your records in PDF format.