Online Case Reporting

Types of Reports That Can Be Filed Online
If this is an emergency, please call 9-1-1.

Certain types of reports, such as lost property, damage to property, vandalism, and theft from vehicle reports, can be completed online. For a report to be completed online, all of the following must be true:
  • The incident is not an emergency.
  • The incident occurred within the City of Valparaiso’s city limits.
  • There are no known suspects to the incident.

You may file an online case report for the following incidents:
  • Any Lost Property - You may not report a lost license plate online; you must contact a police officer.
  • Damage to Property - Examples of this include grocery carts striking your car in a parking lot or a tree limbs falling on your vehicle.
  • Vandalism Report -This includes damages that total less than $2,500, for example if a mailbox was damaged.
  • Theft from Vehicle Report - This includes only damages totalling less than $2,500.

Report Submission
Within two business days your report will be assigned a case number and you will receive, through email, a confirmation notice, including the case number to your incident. Once you receive your case number, a copy of your report can be obtained at the Valparaiso Police Department, located at:
355 S. Washington St.
Valparaiso, IN 46383

Reports must be picked up in person at the police department.

To file a case report click here.

Important Information
All cases filed online will be reviewed. Upon review, if further investigation of your case is needed, you may be contacted. Making a false crime report is a criminal offense under IC 35-44-2-2.