COVID-19: To protect the health and safety of the public during the Coronavirus pandemic, some City operations and facilities have been modified. Find COVID-19 information, business resources, and sign up to receive updates.

All City Services

Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

For police, fire and public safety emergencies, please dial 911.  Other City offices, permits and services are listed below (sortable by department)

File a Police Report Online

Welcome to the Hermosa Beach Police Department
Citizens Online Police Reporting System.


Using this online citizen police report system allows you to submit a report immediately and print a copy of the police report for free. Please confirm the following to find out if online citizen police report filing is right for you:

  • This is not an Emergency.
  • This incident occurred within Hermosa Beach City limits.
  • There are No Known suspects.
  • This did not occur on a State Freeway.

If you answered yes to all of the above questions, you are ready to file your report online. Please make sure to turn off your pop-up blocking software before filing the report. If you answered no to any of the questions please look at the Online Citizen Police Report Frequently Asked Questions section.

Upon completion of this report process you will:

  • See the words: "Your online police report has been submitted" showing that your police report is complete.
  • Be given a police report case number.
  • Be able to print a copy of the police report to keep for your records.

Please Note:

  • All cases filed using the Citizens Online Police Reporting System will be reviewed.
  • Upon review, if further investigation of your case is needed, you may be contacted.
  • Filing a false police report is a crime.

Using the Hermosa Beach Police Department Police Online Citizen Reporting System you can report incidents such as: Vandalism, Lost Property, Theft, and Harassing Phone Calls

Please be sure to review the entire list with definitions and examples on the following page. Please click on "Select Incident" to begin.

If your incident is not listed in the category selection list, please call the Hermosa Beach Police Department (emergency 9-1-1; non-emergency 310-318-0360) to file your report.

Select Incident

Frequently Asked Questions

Question   What do I do if online incident reporting is not right for me?
Answer If your incident is an emergency, call 911. If non-emergency call 310-318-0360.


Question   What if this happened in another city can I file a report using this online police citizen reporting system?
Answer No, If a crime took place outside of the City of Hermosa Beach Police Department please call the police department for that city.


Question   What if this happened on a state Freeway?
Answer If this took place on a state Freeway please call the Highway Patrol Office nearest you.


Question   What is a known suspect?
Answer A known suspect is when you or someone else knows the person or where to find the person who committed the crime or the license plate number of the vehicle the suspect(s) were in.
Return to full list >>