If this is an Emergency or a crime in progress, DIAL 9-1-1.
If you wish to speak to a Police Dispatcher, to request an Officer, please call our Non-Emergency line at 410-548-3165.
This is NOT an immediate response system. Online Reporting allows you to report certain crimes or Incidents online without waiting for a Police Officer to respond to your location or leaving your home, but still have the Incident documented. Reports submitted through this portal will be reviewed as soon as possible. By using this online resource, you enable Police Officers to remain in service for higher priority calls.
Your crime or Incident MUST have occurred within the Jurisdiction of the City of Salisbury (MD) in order to file a report. If the Incident occurred outside of the Jurisdiction of the City of Salisbury (MD), you must contact the appropriate Agency with primary jurisdiction over the location where the Incident occurred.
You DO NOT know the identity of the Suspect.
The Incident IS NOT currently in progress.
The Incident IS NOT a violent crime or an attempted violent crime (Examples: Assault, Kidnapping, Robbery).
The Incident IS NOT a sex crime or an attempted sex crime.
A vehicle or registration plate WAS NOT stolen.
The Incident DOES NOT involve a Theft of, or a loss of, any firearms.
The Incident WAS NOT a Breaking and Entering, or attempt, to your HOME or BUSINESS.
The Incident IS NOT a type of reportable Motor Vehicle Accident.
The Incident DOES NOT involve a race, religion, gender, ethnic or national origin, disability and/or sexual orientation motivated crime.
If ALL of the above statements are true, please proceed to the Online Reporting Form.
Please be prepared to provide the following information:
Date and Time (or Time Range) of Incident (if the actual Date/Time is unknown, provide the last known Date/Time before the crime occurred).
Location of Incident (where the crime occurred in the City of Salisbury, MD)
Make/Model, description, and serial numbers of stolen items (if applicable).
Make/Model, description, vehicle identification number. and tag number of involved vehicles (if applicable).
Filing a false Police Report is a CRIME:
Under Maryland Criminal Law Article §9-501 – False Statement to Law Enforcement Officer:
(a) Prohibited – A person may not make, or cause to be made, a statement, report, or complaint that the person knows to be false as a whole or in material part, to a Law Enforcement Officer of the State, of a County, municipal corporation, or other political subdivision of the State, or of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Police with intent to deceive and to cause an investigation or other action to be taken as a result of the statement, report, or complaint.
(b) Penalty – A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 6 months or a fine not exceeding $500 or both.
A member of the Police Department will be in contact with you via Phone or E-Mail.