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Welcome to the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office

Citizens Online Police Reporting System

If this is an Emergency, please call 911.

Using this online citizen police report system allows you to submit a report immediately, and upon approval of your report, you will receive information on how to obtain a copy.

Please confirm the following to find out if online citizen police report filing is right for you:

  • This is NOT an emergency

  • There are no known suspects

  • This incident occurred within the jurisdiction of the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office

    • ​If the incident occurred within the municipal boundaries of the City of Frederick or within the towns of Thurmont, Brunswick, Walkersville, or Mount Airy you MUST contact those local police departments to file your report.

      • Please note, the Maryland State Police handle all incidents within the Town of Walkersville.

    • If the incident occurred on a Maryland State Highway/Route (excluding Route 85 and Route 355) you MUST contact the Maryland State Police to file your report.


If all of the above is correct pertaining to your incident, you are ready to file your report online. This system allows you to upload JPG, PDF, video files and Word documents as attachments to your online report. 


Please make sure to turn off your pop-up blocking software before filing the report.


If any of the above is not correct pertaining to your incident, or you are not sure, please look at our Online Citizen Police Report Frequently Asked Questions.

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 temporary police report case number.

  • Be able to print a copy of the police report that you submitted to keep for your records.

  • Upon FCSO final approval, you will be able to purchase a verified police report for $5.00.

Please Note:

  • All reports 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 Frederick County Sheriff's Office Police Online Citizen Reporting System,

you can report incidents such as:

Destruction of Property

Drug Tips*



Hit & Run

Lost Property


Traffic Complaint*

Theft from Motor Vehicle

Vehicle Tampering

* you may file an information only report, however there will be no verified FCSO report available for purchase

Please be sure to review the entire list with definitions and examples when you click "Start Report" below. 

If your incident is not listed in the category selection list, please call the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office

(emergency 9-1-1; non-emergency 301-600-2071)

to file your report.

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