If this is an emergency and you need a police officer, please call 9-1-1 immediately. Reports by email, texting or social media are not accepted as they're not monitored 24/7.

Online Reporting Requirements
  • The incident must have occurred within Hamilton.
  • You must have a valid email address.
  • The incident does not involve lost or stolen licence plates or stolen passports.

Not all reports can be made online. Some reports require in-person reporting.

What Can Be Reported Online

Break & Enter
Damage to Property
Damage to Vehicle
Hate Crime
Lost Property
Sexual Assault
Theft from Vehicle

Report Online

Hate/bias Motivated Crime:
Report Hate Incident Online

Sexual Assault:
Report Sexual Assault Online


Gas Drive Off:

We review all cases filed through the Citizen Online Police Reporting System and we may contact you with any questions about your report.

In-Person Reporting

Reports for lost or stolen licence plates must be reported to Police in person.

Reports for stolen passports must be reported to Police in person. If you have lost your Canadian Passports in Canada, you must report it to Citizenship and Immigration Canada's Passport Program. The report needs to be submitted by phone at 1-800-567-6868, or in person at the nearest Service Canada Passport Office.

If the incident took place outside Hamilton, call the police service in the location where the incident took place.

Aggressive Driving

The Aggressive Drivers Hot Line is a phone number that concerned citizens may call if they witness an act of bad driving on the streets of Hamilton and wish to report the incident. As a second option, driving complaints may also be submitted by email. Both the telephone hotline and email address are operational 24/7.

Aggressive Drivers Hotline: 905-546-1768
Aggressive Drivers Email[email protected]

Callers will be asked to leave a message on a voice mail system that includes the following information:

  • Name and telephone number
  • The date of the offence
  • Time of the offence
  • Location of the offence
  • The offending driver’s licence plate number
  • Description of the vehicle

Once the information is verified, Hamilton Police may issue a violation letter to the registered owner of the vehicle. Please note, this letter is not a fine.