Report A Crime Online

    Welcome to the Van Meter Police Department Online Crime Reporting System. 


    NOTE: This service is designed for you to report a crime that IS NOT in progress such as   dog at large, lost property, stolen property, code enforcement violations etc.


    If you want to report a crime in progress or if this is an emergency, immediately call 9-1-1.


    If you want to report an incident wherein a person was injured, threatened, or otherwise placed in danger, contact the Van Meter Police Department at 515-993-4567.


    Using this online crime reporting system allows you to submit a report immediately and print a copy of the police report for free.


    In order to view this form, you must have "pop-up blocking" disabled on your web browser.


    Note: Filing a false police report is a crime! Every person who knowingly makes a false report is guilty of a misdemeanor per Iowa code.


    Upon completion of this report process you will:

    • See a button that allows you to view the report.
    • Be given a temporary police report case number.
    • Be able to print a copy of the police report to keep for your records.

     Please Note:

    • All cases filed using the Online Crime Reporting System will be reviewed.
    • Upon review, if further investigation of your case is needed, you may be contacted.
    • This information becomes available to the public under Iowa open records law, with some exceptions.
    • Filing a false police report is a crime.