Welcome to Brantford Police Service Online Police Reporting
Please read the entire page before determining if the incident you wish to report qualifies for ONLINE reporting.
If you consider this incident an emergency call 9-1-1 immediately.
You should dial 9-1-1 if:
- This incident is an emergency (see When to call 911)
- Incident is in progress
- Poses an immediate danger to yourself or someone else
If your incident is NOT an emergency and does NOT meet all of the ONLINE reporting criteria below call 519-756-7050 or attend the Brantford Police Station
You should call Police and NOT file an ONLINE report if any of the following is true:
- If you have a known suspect.
- If you are in possession of any evidence, including video surveillance.
- If the value of the theft, loss or property damage is MORE THAN $5,000.
- If the incident occurred outside of the Brantford city limits.
- If someone broke into your home or business.
- If this is a motor vehicle collision.
- If this is a theft or loss of a firearm.
- If this is related to any form of personal violence including domestic violence.
- If this is related to any kind of vandalism or graffiti that could be described as hate motivated.
Available ONLINE reports include:
- Damage to Vehicle (other than by collision and under $5000)
- Theft (Under $5000)
- Lost Property (Under $5000)
- Mischief/Damage to Property (Under $5000)
- Theft from Vehicle (Under $5000)
- Lost or Stolen Driver's License
- Stolen Vehicle Plates
- Fraud Under $25,000/Identity Theft (Please view F.A.Q's before submitting a Fraud/Identity Theft report)
- Traffic or Driving Complaints - Not in Progress
- Erratic/Dangerous Driving Complaint
- Constant neighbourhood traffic-related issues (speeding)
- School Bus violations
What you will need to file an ONLINE report:
- The report must be filed by the owner of the damaged property or authorized representative or the finder of property or authorized representative.
- A valid email address.
- Complete incident address and contact address information.
- A Driver's License, ownership, insurance information (if applicable).
Filing a false police report is a criminal offence . Once a report is submitted you will receive a temporary reference number. We will endeavour to have your submission reviewed by an officer within 72 hours at which time an official occurrence number will be sent to you.
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If you are a victim of crime, please know that under the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights, you are entitled to information and services including the right to make a victim impact statement. A criminal act, regardless of severity, can affect your life. Victim Services of Brant is here to help. Our services are free and confidential. Please call our office at 519-752-3140.