eReports

Welcome to eReports, the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Online Reporting System.

In the event of an EMERGENCY, dial 911.

Do not use eReport.

eReports is designed to facilitate the routine reporting of criminal acts where there is no immediate threat to life or safety. eReport enables you to submit a report online. It is not designed to initiate a call for service, and a deputy will not be automatically dispatched in response to your eReport.

If the presence of a deputy is needed or desired, DO NOT USE eReports, dial 911 or call our non-emergency number at (850) 983-1190. For Traffic Investigations, contact FHP.

After calling this number, a deputy may be dispatched to your location based on workload and the severity of the call.

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If you agree to the above notification and this is not an emergency, proceed to the next area.

To file an online report through eReports, you must have a valid email address. If you do not have an email address, you can contact us at 850-983-1190 to file a report in person.

If the crime you are reporting is occurring now, posing an immediate threat or someone is injured, DO NOT USE THIS SYSTEM and call 911 immediately. eReport is not monitored 24/7 for in-progress crimes.

Before using eReport, be aware that the incident that you are reporting must meet the following:

Only crimes that occur within the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office jurisdiction can be filed through eReports. If the incident occurred within the jurisdiction of Gulf Breeze of Milton City, please contact the following:

  • Gulf Breeze Police – 850-934-5121
  • Milton Police – 850-983-5420

Currently, only the following crimes may be reported through eReport are:

Incident Type – Petit Theft
Definition – Property is stolen under the amount of $750, but there has been no illegal entry or physical force used by the suspect.
Examples – A bike is stolen from your front yard. Your purse is stolen from a restaurant or bar.
Do Not Use Online Reporting if… 
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Your home, business or other building (shed, garage, etc) has been entered without your permission resulting in stolen property.
• Your vehicle is missing and you believe it has been stolen.
• The total value of items taken in the theft is more than $750. DO NOT USE eReports to report stolen FIREARMS or if the suspect is known to you.
Incident Type – Vandalism of Property
Definition – The act of changing, modifying or defacing public or private property.
Examples – Graffiti, knocking over mailboxes, throwing rocks through windows, etc.
Do Not Use Online Reporting if… – 
The incident is in progress or just occurred within the last few minutes, or if a suspect is known. Call our non-emergency number at 850-983-1190
Incident Type – Scam – Fraud
Definition – You suffered a money or property loss due to a scam with no known suspect.
Example – Internet, telephone, or mail fraud.  Suspect asked for money,  usually with an unusual form of payment.
Do Not Use Online Reporting if… –
• The suspect is known or can be identified.
• You have supporting evidence or documentation to provide officers. Call our non-emergency number at 850-983-1190
Incident Type – Harassing Phone Calls
Definition – Unwanted communication/ phone calls of an annoying or harassing nature.
Example – Hang-ups, repetitive calls for no purpose or unwanted.
Do Not Use Online Reporting if… – You are able to provide a phone number AND the suspect is known to you.

Incident Type – Lost Property
Definition – Property that is missing or lost.
Example – You left your wallet at a restaurant and when you returned you couldn’t find it.
Do Not Use Online Reporting if… – 
You or a witness has information about a possible suspect.

Incident Type – Lost / Stolen Vehicle Tag
Definition – A missing  or stolen vehicle tag and or registration
Example – Someone stole your license plate off your vehicle or registration sticker.
Do Not Use Online Reporting if… – 
The incident is in progress or just occurred within the last few minutes, or if a suspect is known. Call our non-emergency number at 850-983-1190

Incident Type –Gas Drive Off
Definition – Theft of fuel or services from a gas station
Example – An individual pumps fuel and leaves without payment and suspect is not on scene
Do Not Use Online Reporting if… – 
The person or vehicle is at the location now. Call our non-emergency number at 850-983-1190.

Incident Type –Credit Card Fraud
Definition – Use of a credit card without your authorization
Example – Your credit card/number was stolen and used online. 
Do Not Use Online Reporting if… – 
If the suspect is personally known to you, DO NOT use eReporting.  Call our non-emergency number at 850-983-1190.

Once a report is approved by a supervisor, the report will be available through our Records Division by calling (850)983-1268. A minimum of 24 business hours will be required.

NOTE: Your report narrative is extremely important. Please add as much detail as possible in this section of your eReport.

 Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What do I do if online incident reporting is not right for me?
A: Using eReports to report an incident is optional. If you prefer, you may call and request a deputy file the report for you at any time. If the incident you are reporting is happening now or you have suspect information,  call our non-emergency number at 850-983-1190 and request a deputy come to your location.

Q: What should I do if I have technical difficulty using eReports?
A: You can still call the Sheriff’s Office at (850) 983-1190and request a deputy come to you and take your report.

Q: Can I report my lost or stolen prescription pills online?
A: No. The reporting of a controlled substance should be investigated by a deputy sheriff. Please call (850) 983-1190.

Q: Can I report my lost or stolen firearm through eReports?
A: No. To report a lost or stolen firearm, call (850) 983-1190

Q: If I have suspect information and/or a description, or I know who committed the crime, can I file an eReport?
A: No. A deputy should be requested so that an investigation can be conducted and a report is completed by law enforcement. Call our non-emergency number at 850-983-1190

Q: Should I file an online report is an incident is occurring or just occurred?
A: No. Call 911 if an there is an emergency. Non-emergencies can be reported at (850) 983-1190 and a deputy will respond to the incident.

Q: Is online reporting an appropriate choice for reporting the location of a wanted individual?
A: No. Please call (850) 983-1190 to report the location of a wanted individual.

NOTICE: IT IS A CRIME TO FILE A FALSE POLICE REPORT. WHOEVER KNOWINGLY AND WILLFULLY GIVES FALSE INFORMATION CONCERNING THE ALLEGED COMMISSION OF ANY CRIME MAY RESULTS IN THE REPORTING PARTY’S CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. REF. FLORIDA STATUTE 837.05- FALSE REPORTS TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES.

Please disable any software that blocks “pop-ups” on your computer, as they may be necessary to successfully complete this report and receive a response from the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office.

If you have additional information or a follow-up, please call 850-983-1190, You cannot add supplements to eReport.