What are my options if my incident does not qualify for online reporting?
If your incident isn't eligible for online reporting or if you would like to speak directly to an officer, call the Elgin Police Department's non-emergency number at (847) 289-2700. You may also visit the Elgin Police Department at 151 Douglas Avenue to report the incident in person.
What if this happened in another city, can I file a report using this online police reporting system?
No, if a crime took place outside of the city of Elgin, please call the police department for that city.
What if this happened on a state Tollway?
If this took place on a state Tollway please call the Illinois State Police, District 15 (630) 241-6800.
What is a known suspect?
A known suspect is when you or someone else knows the person, or where to find the person, who committed the crime. Also, if a license plate number is known of the vehicle the suspect(s) was in, this would be a known suspect, as well.