How to Report a Crime

File a Police Report

If you need to file a police report for a crime that has occurred, please contact the communications center at (919) 362-8661 and an officer will be dispatched to your location or you can speak with an officer over the phone.

Please do not send an email or leave a message on a voicemail reporting a crime. All crimes must be documented with an initial report. Email and phone requests will not serve as filing of a report.

Please do not report crimes or incidents in progress via Facebook, Twitter or any social media platform.

Provide a tip to Police:

Text-A-Tip Mobile App - The Apex Police Department has a mobile app available for ITunes and Android users that allows you to submit anonymous tips that relate to crimes and information on crimes that have occurred to the Apex, NC Police Department. 

  • Key Features Include: 
    • Anonymous 2 way interaction between the tipster and the police department
    • Ability to attach images to tips
    • An intuitive interface that makes it easy to quickly send a tip and get a response. 


If you have a police tip about a crime that has already occurred you can text your information, 100% anonymously, to TIP-411 (847-411) keyword APEXPD.

These services are not intended for reporting activity such as barking dogs, illegally parked vehicles, loud noise complaints, crimes in progress, etc.