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
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.
- 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.