File a Police Report

Contact Information
Renton Police
1055 South Grady Way
Renton, WA 98057

If this is an Emergency please call 9-1-1.

Renton's online reporting system allows you to submit a report immediately and print a copy of the report for free.

Incidents available for online reporting

  • Abandoned vehicle (via Renton Responds)
  • Harassing phone calls
  • Identity theft
  • Lost property
  • Non-injury hit & run accident
  • Theft from vehicle: Stolen equipment or belongings from a vehicle; less than $2,000
  • Theft from property: Less than $2,000 taken without your permission with NO suspect information. Do not use if entry into your home/business was forced (breaking a window, door, etc). In that case call 9-1-1.
  • Vandalism: Less than $2,000

Do not use on-line reporting for:

  • Stolen vehicles
  • Stolen or lost license plates
  • Stolen or lost license plate tabs
  • Stolen or lost firearms
  • Retail Theft

Answer yes/true to the following questions to determine if online reporting is appropriate:

  • This is not an emergency? 
  • This incident occurred within the Renton City limits?
    • Not all locations with "Renton" in the mailing address are within Renton's jurisdiction.
    • Verify you are in Renton by:
      • Opening map application
        • Enter address in the top right corner (in the teal-colored menu bar)
        • Search results will show in the left pane. Look for a line starting with "Jurisdiction:"
        • If in the Renton city limits, result will say "Jurisdiction: RENTON"
  • There are no known suspects or evidence that could lead to the identification of a suspect?
  • None of the lost/stolen property has a serial number
  • This did not occur on Highway 167 or I-405?
  • Do you have an email address?

If answers were no/false to any of the questions, review Frequently Asked Questions.

Upon completion

  • The words: "Your report/supplemental has been submitted" will appear, showing that your report has been submitted for approval.
  • A copy of your submitted report will be available to print for your records.

Keep in mind

  • All cases filed will be reviewed.
  • Once the report has been approved, a Renton case number and a copy of the report will be emailed.
  • If further investigation of your case is needed, Renton police may be in contact.
  • Filing a false police report is a crime.
  • Reports that do not meet the above online reporting requirements will be rejected.

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