Online Police Self Reporting

You are about to complete an online report for the Southaven Police Department. 

This is an unofficial police report. These reports are reviewed to determine if an official report will be completed.   Your incident must have occurred within the city limits of Southaven.   

This form may be completed if one of the following incidents occurred within the city limits of Southaven. Please see brief descriptions of each below.

Animal Complaint
= includes barking dogs and other animal complaints. 

Credit Card Fraud
= your credit card was used at a physical location within the city, had an item shipped to an address within the city, or services obtained within the city (Not online).  If you choose, you may forgo reporting this incident to us and report it directly to the Federal Trade Commission at (You also need to report the fraud to the credit card company

Other things this that can be reported directly to the FTC:
º Identity theft to include credit card and utility bills
º Fraudulently filed taxes
º Personal information exposed in a data breach

= In some cases, the department will complete an information report to document some events.  These are limited to city residents and/or events that occur within our city.

Private Lot Accident (After the Fact)
= this is a motor vehicle accident that occurs in a parking lot of a business within the city limits.  These are not accidents that occur on the roadway including vehicles that are hit while parked on the street

= incidents must be filed by an employee of the business and it must be from a business within the city limits.  This offense could be a misdemeanor depending on the value of the merchandise.  We cannot arrest people outside the state of Mississippi.

Telephone Harassment
= incidents that involved threatening calls, indecent calls, or repeated phone calls/hang up calls.  This offense is a misdemeanor.  We cannot arrest people outside the state of Mississippi.

Theft of property
= your property was stolen from a location within the city.

= your property was damaged at a location within the city.

*Not all file and photo attachments are supported. Photo attachments supported are jpg, jpeg, bmp or png

If you receive an error in submission, try again without the attachment. Be sure to note that you have photos/documents and you will receive instructions on submission when you are contacted. 

The completion of an online report form does not guarantee an actual police report will be completed.  Some events can be resolved by other means.