Citizens Online Police Reporting System


Welcome to the Gastonia Police Department 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 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 the city limits of Gastonia, NC?
  • There are No Known suspects?
  • There is only one (1) victim?
  • There was no firearm involved?
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. 

Note: You must provide an email address to report a crime online.

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 case report number.
  • Be able to print a copy of the temporary case report to keep for your records.
  • Check your email, additional information about this report may be requested or upon approval you will receive your permanent case report number.
  • To provide additional information about a previously submitted report, please call 704-866-6702 between the hours of 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM Monday through Friday and ask for the Teleservice Unit.
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 Gastonia Police Department Police Online Citizen Reporting System you can report the following incidents (please choose one):

Harassing Phone Call Lost Property  Theft
Vandalism Theft From Vehicle  Damage to Vehicle
Fraud Shoplifting (suspect NOT in custody)  



Gastonia, N.C., just minutes west of Charlotte, is one of the area’s best places to live and work with an ideal combination of location, size and livability. Gastonia is the largest of Gaston County’s 13 municipalities and one of the largest cities in the Charlotte metropolitan area. Selected as an All-America City three times, Gastonia’s desirable quality of life is the result of its beautiful natural surroundings, friendly neighborhoods, responsive government and vibrant business environment.


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