Auburn launches online police reporting

2:47 PM, May 1, 2012   |    comments
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AUBURN, Maine (AP) - Residents of Auburn, Maine, can now report certain crimes or complaints online.

The Auburn Police Department' has launched a web-based, non-emergency reporting system that will allow citizens to file certain incidents over the Internet at their convenience.

The public can file reports at a time that is best for them, without having to wait for an officer to respond or call them back. The system allows users to submit the incident then print a copy of the temporary police report for free.

The system is designed for reports such as animal complaints, crime tips, harassment, thefts, vacant house checks and vandalism.

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