How to Report a Crime to the Police?

Answer Witnessing a crime can be alarming, and you may not immediately know how to react or to report the crime. Reporting a crime to the police as soon as possible is extremely important because catching... Read More »

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How do I report a crime to the police?

Reporting a crime to the police is most often done by simply calling 911 on your home or cell phone. The 911 call goes directly to a central dispatch center and they will send police, fire and EMS ... Read More »

What crime is falsifying a police report?

Falsifying a police report is against the law, and is thus the crime being committed. It is illegal for a police officer to write up an inaccurate or false police report. It is also illegal for a c... Read More »

Who is liable in a car accident where the driver at fault calls the police the other driver leaves the scene and no police report is filed?

The driver at fault is liable for the collision, regardless of the other driver's actions post-collision. The fleeing driver may later be brought up on Hit and Run or Leaving the Scene of an Accide... Read More »

How long do you have after a car accident to report and file a claim with the at fault's persons insurance company with no police report?

With any claim, you will want to report the incident ASAP. When I've had incidents, I've always done it same day. Anyhow, your specific policy will let you know how long you have. and it's usually ... Read More »