The Keizer Police Department's number for reporting
non-emergencies and to receive general information is: (503)
390-3713. Please be advised that dispatchers answer calls on a
priority basis and as such, 9-1-1 and emergency calls are answered
first. If your non-emergency calls just rings, don't hang
up, you will lose your place in line. Dispatchers will
answer your call when they finish with the emergency calls.
Crimes that fall into this category are:
- Those that don't involve serious injury, property damage or
- There is no possibility the suspect is still on the scene or
likely to return to the scene
- Ones for which an immediate response is not needed
Some examples of non-emergency situations are:
- Home or business burglaries in which the suspect has fled
- Open or broken doors or windows in closed businesses or
homes where it is know the resident is gone
- Stolen checks or credit cards. Call your financial
institutions to have them stop payments of checks and
verifications of credit card charges
- Identity theft, impersonation or fraud (unless in
- Auto theft and vandalism
- Hit and run accidents with no injuries
- Minors violating curfew
- Loud parties
- Road hazards that do not require immediate attention
- Past incidents of graffiti or other vandalism
- Past incidents or child or elder abuse (unless the victim
is in need of medical attention)
- Runaway juveniles or missing adults who are not "at-risk"
(in need of medications, have Alzheimer's or other mental
disorder or are suicidal)
- Car or building alarms
- Underage drinking (unless they are driving)
- Disturbing the peace
- Loitering near a business or home, unless the business is
closed or the residents are away
- Loitering near schools or parks
- Looking into parked cars
- Carrying property at an unusual time and place
- Entering and leaving property on a daily or regular basis
or in large numbers, especially at night
- Drunk in public but not in any immediate danger
- Exhibiting unusual mental or physical symptoms but not a
danger to themselves or others
- Going door-to-door into side or back yards in residential
The Keizer Police Department's response time to non-emergency
call will depend on the seriousness (or priority) of the
situation, and the availability of an officer.
The ability of police to locate and arrest criminals often
depends on the thoroughness and accuracy of the information
submitted. When reporting both emergencies and
non-emergencies, expect to be asked for the following information:
- Type of crime: who's doing what to whom?
- Location: where is this happening or did happen?
- Time of occurrence: is this happening now or is it over?
- Weapons used?
- Number of people hurt and types of injuries?
- Vehicles used: type, license plate, color, year, model,
make, number of people in car, anything unusual (dents,
stickers), which way did they go?
- Suspect information: race, gender, age, height, weight,
hair color, hair length and style, facial hair, clothing
type and color, other identifying characteristics (tattoos,
scars, missing teeth, glasses) and which way did they go?