Telephone Reporting Unit

The Telephone Reporting Unit is responsible for reports where the suspects identity is unknown as well as all minor crime reports that do not require any field investigation by patrol officers in the field.

The Telephone Reporting Unit (TRU) is staffed by civilian employees. Crimes with no suspect information or evidence (fingerprints, video, witnesses etc.) can be documented by the Telephone Reporting Unit.

Contact the Telephone Reporting Unit by calling (505) 242-2677 or (505) 242-COPS.

The following are examples of reports that can be taken over the telephone:

  • Auto Burglary
  • Auto Theft
  • Larceny
  • Lost Items (i.e. cell phones, purse)
  • Vandalism/Graffiti
  • Runaways
  • Simple Assault and Battery
  • Harassment/Threats
  • Embezzlement
  • Indecent Exposure
  • Fraud/Forgery

If a Telephone Reporting Unit employee is unavailable, leave a message or file an online report.

Report Other Crimes

The Telephone Reporting Unit can only take reports where the identity of the suspect is unknown.
For all other reports call (505) 242-COPS.

If you have an emergency, call 911.

To make a police report for crimes within Albuquerque, call (505) 242-2677 or (505) 242-COPS