Frequently Asked Questions:
Will this online report be considered an official police report?
Yes, once the report has been reviewed and approved by the Scranton Police Department it will be emailed to you and will be considered an official police report.
What is a known suspect?
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.
What if this happened in another city can I file a report using this online police citizen reporting system?
No, If a crime took place outside of the City of Scranton Police Department please call the police department for that city.
Why can’t I report other types of crimes using this system?
Only crimes that have no suspects, are not in progress, and do not involve injury can be reported this way. This is for the safety of everybody involved.
What do I do if online incident reporting is not right for me?
If your incident is an emergency, call 911. If non-emergency call 570-348-4141.