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Online Reporting


The Lethbridge Police Service (LPS) encourages citizens and visitors to report all crimes that occur in Lethbridge.

Reports you CAN submit online:

  • Lost property (not including licence plates or Canadian passports)
  • Theft that is valued at less than $10,000 (Not including vehicles or licence plates)
  • Damage/Mischief to property that is valued at less $10,000
  • Theft from vehicle when valued at less than $10,000
  • Damage/Mischief to vehicle when valued at less than $10,000
  • Traffic Complaints
  • Information Only

Before you file on online, be aware that:

  • You can only report incidents that occur within the City of Lethbridge
  • The online reporting system is not monitored 24/7
  • You may need to turn off pop-up blocking software before submitting the Online Crime Report.
  • Filing a false police report is a crime

  • The report must be completed by either the owner of the damaged property or the authorized representative or finder of property
  • A valid email address
  • The address of the location where the crime took place and contact address information
  • A driver's licence, proof of ownership, insurance information (if applicable)

  • After you submit your completed online police report, you will see the words: "Your online police report has been submitted" 
  • You will be notified by email of a temporary case number and will be able to print an unofficial copy of the police report for your records
  • The case will be reviewed. You may be contacted if further investigation is required. If staff have no further questions about your report, you will receive an email including a permanent case number and a copy of your report which can be used for insurance purposes

Remember - filing a false police report is a crime.

Reports you CANNOT submit online

Some situations cannot be addressed using the online reporting tool.

Call the police directly: 

  • If you or someone else knows the name or identity of a suspect/subject
  • If you or someone else knows the license plate number of a vehicle involved in a crime/incident
  • If you are in possession of any items the suspect brought to the scene to commit the crime and left behind
  • If you are in possession of video evidence.  
  • If someone broke into your home, shed, garage, business, RV, storage unit or business
  • If the value of the theft, loss, or property damage is MORE than $10,000
  • If this is a theft or loss of a firearm
  • If this is related to any form of personal violence, such as assault, robbery, and/or domestic violence
  • If this is related to any kind of vandalism or graffiti that could be described as hate motivated

Collision Reporting

Call 9-1-1 if there is a fatality/serious injury, crime in program or dangerous situation. Otherwise, see the Collision Reporting page.

Traffic Tickets

For more information about traffic tickets in Lethbridge, see Pay Traffic Tickets page. 

Canadian Passports

Contact Passport Canada directly and immediately when addressing the theft or loss of a Canadian Passport. 


For further assistance with the Online Crime Reporting System, call 403-330-5118 during business hours.

If your incident is an emergency or the incident is in progress, call 9-1-1. If it is a non-emergency, call 403-328-4444.

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