How to Report a Crime

File a Police Report

If you need to file a police report for a crime that has occurred, please contact the communications center at (919) 362-8661 and an officer will be dispatched to your location or you can speak with an officer over the phone.

Please do not send an email or leave a message on a voice mail to report a crime. All crimes must be documented with an initial report; email and phone requests will not serve as filing of a report.

Please do not report crimes or incidents in progress via Facebook, Twitter or any social media platform.

Text a Tip

If you have a police tip about a crime that has already occurred you can text your information, 100% anonymously, to TIP-411 (847-411) keyword APEXPD. 
Please do not text or send a web tip to report a crime such as a barking dog, loud music, suspicious persons, etc. or for crimes in progress. If you need immediate assistance call 911.