Question: What do I do if submitting the form is not right for me?
Answer: If your incident is an emergency, call 911. If it is a non-emergency call 978-774-4424.
Question: What if the incident took place in another city or town. Can I file a report using this system?
Answer: No, If the crime took place outside of the Town of Middleton please call the police department for that city or town.
Question: Can I file a report for insurance purposes?
Answer: Yes, we will provide you with a department incident report number for your insurance needs upon completion of an online police report.
Question: Why can’t I use on-line reporting for all crimes?
Answer: Some crimes may require evidence collection, photography, or other investigative procedure which require an officer to respond to the scene of the crime.
Question: Can I use CRS to report a hit and run crash?
Answer: If the hit and run crash involves injuries, call 911 If no injuries, call police non emergency number, 978-774-4424. Call taker will determine whether your report can be taken by CRS (Crime Reporting System.
Question: Can I get a copy of the report?
Answer: Actual police reports are not released since they may contain information critical to an investigation or which could be used for identity theft. A verification letter regarding your report may be obtained by calling the Middleton Police Department Records Section at 978-774-4424. There may be a fee for this service.
Question: What is the purpose of filing a report with CRS?
- Primarily for insurance and police information purposes
- Case will not be investigated ~
- Assists in preventing future crimes by providing statistics on trends, locations and times of violations. ~
- May assist in the identification and return of stolen property recovered as the result of other investigations.