Online reporting of crime, new iOS app now available on the updated

(Ottawa)–Ottawa residents can now report specific crimes online with a new feature on

The Ottawa Police (OPS) online reporting tool allows reports to be taken for:
• theft or lost property under $5000,
• traffic complaints,
• mischief or damage to property under $5000,
• theft from vehicles under $5000, and
• lost licence plates.

Every report will be reviewed by Ottawa Police Analysts who determine the appropriate course of action and respond to questions within 24 hours. A list of FAQs regarding Online Reporting is available.

“Online reporting is a secure and convenient way for residents to provide us information about minor offence crimes. It is information that helps us identify trends in the community with greater accuracy,” said Supt. Mike Flanagan, Support Services Directorate. “You can assist us by reporting all thefts and property crimes — There’s no crime too small to report.”

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