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You Can Now File Non-Emergency Police Reports Online

APD's new website allows you to report non-emergency crimes online.
APD's new website allows you to report non-emergency crimes online.

The Austin Police Department launched a new online reporting system today called CopLogic. It allows you to file the kind of non-emergency, low priority cases complaints you might normally report to 3-1-1.

In fact, APD says it processed more than 58,000 reports last year through 3-1-1.  That's an average of 158 calls a day. The new system, APD hopes, will improve the quality of reporting and case tracking.

While people can currently file reports in English only, APD says the system will be gradually expanded over the next two months to include Spanish and Vietnamese.

The Travis County Sherriff's office has been using a similar system since 2009. CopLogic lists dozens of law enforcement agencies across the US and Canada as its clients.

Nathan Bernier is the transportation reporter at KUT. He covers the big projects that are reshaping how we get around Austin, like the I-35 overhaul, the airport's rapid growth and the multibillion-dollar transit expansion Project Connect. He also focuses on the daily changes that affect how we walk, bike and drive around the city. Got a tip? Email him at Follow him on X @KUTnathan.
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