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Online Police Reporting System
Thank you for utilizing the Fort Smith Police Department Online Reporting System. If this is an Emergency please call 911. This online reporting system allows you to submit a provisional report and print a copy of the police report at no charge.

The Following Statements Must Be True
1. This is NOT an emergency.

2. This incident occurred within the city limits of Fort Smith, Arkansas.

3. You have a valid email address.

4. You have a contact phone number.

Filing a Report
If all the above statements are true, you may file a report online. If you disagree with any of the statements, your report cannot be submitted online. Please call the Fort Smith Police Department Information Desk at (479) 709-5000. When you have completed your report, you will be notified. A copy of your provisional report will be available to print. An official report will be sent to your email address once it has been reviewed and authorized. The official report will contain a police department report number. If there are questions about your report, you will be contacted at the submitted phone number.

Remember to turn off all pop-up blocking software on your computer before filing an online report.

Filing a false police report is a crime. (A.C.A. 5-54-122. Filing false report with law enforcement agency.)

Security Check Request
Extra Patrols are performed for residents and businesses of Fort Smith, Arkansas when time and resources are available. This service is provided to residents and business owners who wish to have a police officer check their residence or business periodically while they are away or check the area for suspected criminal activity. Please complete this form after reading the information below. After submitting the request, scroll down to the bottom of the page and you will be able to print this request.



Internet Security
When submitting forms over the internet, there is always the risk that information provided can be viewed by someone else. The Fort Smith Police Department takes normal precautions to protect data, and we only ask for the minimal information necessary to process your request. However, you are submitting this data with the understanding that we cannot guarantee this information will not be intercepted. You can visit or call the police department at 100 South 10th Street or call (479) 709-5000 if you do not prefer to submit this form online.

Extra Patrols may be requested for up to 7 days in duration. FSPD Patrol Units will be made aware of your request and designated officers may make periodic and random checks of your property. The Fort Smith Police Department and its employees thereof shall not be held liable for any and all incidents or occurrences on any stated property or structure(s) which the requestor made of the Fort Smith Police Department.

General Information:
Last Name*:   *Required Fields 
First Name*:  
Property Address of Location To Patrol*:  
Your Address (if different):  
Phone Number*:  
Email Address*:  
Property Type*:   Residence   Business
If Business, Enter Name:  
Emergency Contact Information (if not yourself):
Contact Last Name:  
Contact First Name:  
Contact Phone Number:  
Time Period for Security Check :
Start Date of Patrol Period*:  

Note that the patrol period will last 7 days from the requested start date. If additional time is required, another form will need to be submitted.

Describe What Type of Extra Patrol is Needed and Reason For Request:
Below, please describe the reason the extra patrol is needed. Reasons for requesting Extra Patrols typically include leaving town and being away from your residence for an extended period of time, and there is no one staying at your residence or available to periodically check the security of your residence. Other requests typically address a particular problem such as someone threatening to harm you or your property, or a specific quality of life issue in your neighborhood such as speeding, reckless driving, loud music, prowlers, etc.

Please provide specific information involving suspect descriptions, times of occurrence, locations, etc. Additionally, it is helpful to provide information concerning persons, vehicles, lights, timers or monitored alarms at your residence or business during the period of time your Extra Patrol is being requested.

Additional Information:
   Additional Information & Reason for Request*:  

By selecting this box, I certify that the submitted information is truthful and understand that it is a violation of Arkansas State Law (5-54-122) to file a false report with any law enforcement agency.

I also certify that I am the owner or caretaker of the property described above, and that the information provided is to the best of my knowledge. I further understand this information is being transmitted over the internet and could be subject to interception by third parties and could be delayed or not delivered due to technical errors. I further understand that the Fort Smith Police Department cannot guarantee my property will be checked with regularity, if at all, under this program due the possibility that higher priority requests for service could interfere.


Note that if your request for extra patrol is declined a supervisor will contact you.