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If you have an emergency call 911.
To request a deputy for a non-emergency event,
call (850) 436-9620.
Call our front desk at (850) 436-9630 Monday – Friday
from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM.
If you have a general question or comment, not immediately requiring a law enforcement response, you can send an email.
The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office Administration Building is located at 1700 West Leonard Street, Pensacola, Florida 32501. The front desk hours are from 8:00 AM – 4:45 PM, Monday – Friday (closed for holidays).
To file an online report through eReports, you must have a valid email address. If you do not have an email address, you can contact the ECSO at (850) 436-9630 and a deputy will assist you with your report.
If the crime you are reporting is occurring now, posing an immediate threat or someone is injured, DO NOT USE THIS SYSTEM and call 911 immediately.
Before using eReports, be aware that the incident that you are reporting must meet the following:
Only crimes that occur within the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office jurisdiction can be filed through eReports. If the incident occurred within the Pensacola city limits, please contact the Pensacola Police Department at (850) 435-1900.
Currently, only the following crimes may be reported through ECSO eReports.
Once a report is approved by a supervisor, the report will be available for you. Please contact our Records Division by calling (850) 436-9501.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What do I do if online incident reporting is not right for me?
A: Using eReports to report an incident is optional. If you prefer, you may call and request a deputy file the report for you at any time. If the incident you are reporting is happening now or you have suspect information, call the ECSO Communications Division’s non-emergency line at (850) 436-9620 and request a deputy come to your location.
Q: What should I do if I have technical difficulty using eReports?
A: You can still call the Sheriff’s Office at (850) 436-9620 and request a deputy come to you and take your report.
Q: Can I report my lost or stolen prescription pills online?
A: No. The reporting of a controlled substance should be investigated by a deputy sheriff. Please call (850) 436-9620.
Q: Can I report my lost or stolen firearm through eReports?
A: No. To report a lost or stolen firearm, call (850) 436-9620.
Q: If I have suspect information and/or a description, or I know who committed the crime, can I file an eReport?
A: No. A deputy should be requested so that an investigation can be conducted and a report is completed by law enforcement.
Q: Should I file an online report is an incident is occurring or just occurred?
A: No. Call 911 if an there is an emergency. Non-emergencies can be reported at (850) 436-9620 and a deputy will respond to the incident.
Q: Is online reporting an appropriate choice for reporting a wanted individual?
A: No. Please call (850) 436-9620 to report the location of a wanted individual.
NOTICE: IT IS A CRIME TO FILE A FALSE POLICE REPORT. WHOEVER KNOWINGLY AND WILLFULLY GIVES FALSE INFORMATION CONCERNING THE ALLEGED COMMISSION OF ANY CRIME MAY RESULTS IN THE REPORTING PARTY’S CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. REF. FLORIDA STATUTE 837.05- FALSE REPORTS TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES.
Please disable any software that blocks “pop-ups” on your computer, as they may be necessary to successfully complete this report and receive a response from the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office.
|Incident Type||Definition||Examples||Do Not Use Online Reporting if…|
|Lost Property||Property that is missing or lost.||
|Theft||Property is stolen, but there has been no illegal entry or physical force used by the suspect.||
|Vandalism of Property||The act of changing, modifying or defacing public or private property.||
|Vandalism of Vehicle||Tampering with a motor vehicle.||
|Suspicious Activity Information||You see something suspicious or out of the ordinary.||
|Scam||You suffered a money or property loss due to a scam||
|Harassing Phone Calls||Unwanted communication/ phone calls of an annoying or harassing nature.||
Escambia County Sheriff’s Office
Online Reporting System
Statement of Privacy
The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is committed to protecting your privacy and offering technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of
Privacy applies to eReports, the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office Online Reporting System and governs data collection and usage. By using eReports, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Police Reports Are Public Records
It is important to bear in mind that some of the information contained within a police report is a matter of public record and as such it must be disclosed upon request. However, the Escambia
County Sheriff’s Office does not release information that is exempt from public disclosure or that is confidential.
Collection of your Personal Information
The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office collects the following types of information during online reporting:
- Personal information such as e-mail address, name, home or work addresses or telephone number.
- Anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, etc.
In addition, information about your computer hardware and software that can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Website addresses. This information is used by the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of eReports.
The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office site, so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. The Escambia County
Sheriff’s Office is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office and the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office family of websites.
Use of your Personal Information
The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office collects and uses your personal information to operate the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office eReports System. The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered. The Escambia County Sheriff’s
Office does not sell, rent or lease its eReports user lists to third parties. The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, or provide customer support. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office website will disclose your personal information only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office; (b) protects and defends the rights or property of the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the public.
Security of your Personal Information
The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Changes to this Statement
The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how we are protecting your information.