The Greatest Challenge: When tornadoes roared through our community December 11, 2021, the loss of lives and destruction of property created the greatest challenge our community has faced in modern time. This is our story of resiliency through the eyes of your City employees and other community leaders. Read Our Story

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Citizen Online Police Report

Welcome to the Bowling Green 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 information for a report immediately and print a draft 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 Bowling Green City limits?
  • There are no known suspects?

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.

Upon completion of this report process you will:

  • See the words: "Your online police report has been submitted" showing that your draft report is complete.
  • Be given a temporary case number.
  • Be able to print a draft 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 Bowling Green Police Department Police Online Citizen Reporting System you can report incidents such as:

  • Theft (excluding stolen vehicles)
  • Property Damage
  • Lost Property
  • Forgery
  • Identity Theft
  • Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card
  • All other

Call (270) 393-4000 to report the items listed below. Please do not use the online reporting system to report the following:

  • Stolen vehicles
  • Collisions
  • Assaults
  • Drug tips
  • Crimes currently in progress

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

If your incident is not listed in the category selection list on the next page, please call the Bowling Green Police Department (emergency 9-1-1; non-emergency 270-393-4244) to file your report.

Start Report

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