Police Department

Report Qualifications

False Report

Do you understand filing a false report is a crime?

Texas Penal Code - ยง 37.08. False Report to Peace Officer, Federal Special Investigator, or Law Enforcement Employee states:

Criteria for Filing a Report Online

  • The offense cannot be an emergency or a crime in progress.
  • The offense has to have occurred within the El Paso city limits.
  • The offense cannot be an assault by a family member; family member is defined as Boyfriend, Girlfriend, Intimate Partner, Roommate, Spouse, Common in Law Spouse, Parent, Sibling, Child, Grandparent, Grandchild, In-Laws, Step-parent, Step-child, Step-sibling or Other Family Member.
  • The vehicle cannot be stolen.
  • The offense cannot involve the theft of a vehicle, utility trailer, or damage to the vehicle's ignition or steering wheel column.
  • The theft from a person cannot have involved any form of violence or threat.
  • The offense cannot be a burglary.