Brookings register | New online police reporting system for BPD


BROOKINGS – The Brookings Police Department says a new online reporting system is now available to residents through the town’s website.

Brookings’ new online police reporting system is designed to be efficient, convenient, and time saving for the public and law enforcement.

When residents navigate to the page at, they will find several clickable options to report a crime to the department without having to call. The types of incidents that can be used on the online system are:

• Car accident – private property without injury

• Bullying

• Hit and run – private property

• Objects found

• Theft – the value of stolen goods is less than $ 1,000

• Theft from a vehicle – stolen goods cost less than $ 1,000

• Vandalism – damage is less than $ 1,000

• Vehicle vandalism – damage is less than $ 1,000

Individuals can attach the corresponding images to their report and, once completed, can purchase a copy of the filed report.

During the process of filing the report, the citizen will receive updates on what is happening with the report, such as “an officer will follow up” or “more information is needed from the victim or the victim. declaring ”.

To use the new reporting system, residents can visit the Town of Brookings website at, go to the government tab, scroll to Police Department, click and look for the “Submit a Police Report Online” quick link. .


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