In the event of an EMERGENCY, dial 911.
Do not use eReport.
File a report
eReports is an online reporting system created for our citizens.
Implemented in early 2020 as a result of COVID-19, eReports was the solution to a long time issue and a new concern. If your complaint meets the criteria, you can file an eReport quickly using this system.
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
The following crimes may be reported using eReports
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
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.
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.