Legal Disclaimer for Citizen Reporting System
Be advised that it is a crime to make a false police report. Anyone
found to have submitted a false police report will be prosecuted under
the authority of Virginia State Code, Section 18.2-461, which shall be
punishable as a Class 1 misdemeanor. Maximum possible penalty is one year
in jail and/or $2,500 fine.
By starting your report you have acknowledged the statement above. When reporting a crime through this system, it does not initiate an investigation by an officer, nor will an officer be assigned automatically to the case.