It is the policy of the Columbus Police Department (“CPD”) to provide excellence in law enforcement through fair and courteous service to all people. If you would like to file a complaint, you have several options: via paper form or electronic submission. Click below to download an English form (or in Spanish) to mail, email, or take in person (directions on form). To submit electronically, scroll down and complete the form on this page. Complaints should be submitted within fifteen (15) business days of the incident.*

If you need technical assistance filing a complaint, a reasonable accommodation, or an interpreter, please contact Human Rights at 812-376-2532 or humanrights@columbus.in.gov.

Click to learn more about the Columbus Police Review Board (CRPB).

*If you are physically unable to submit form, additional time may be allowed. Please contact us.

The form below should not be utilized to report a crime (ie. vandalism). If you are needing a report completed or need to speak to an officer, please contact the Columbus Police Department at 812-376-2600.