|In most communities, law enforcement officials have made the filing of a report pertaining to identity theft very easy. Law enforcement officers and officials understand that with the prevalence of identity theft today it is important that they make their offices as “user friendly” or “consumer friendly” as possible to encourage people to report these serious crimes.
You likely will have a number of options available to you when it comes to reporting identity theft. Because of the nature of identity theft as a crime, you likely would be best served visiting a police department office to report the crime. While in many communities, police officers will come to you when you need to report a crime, because of the nature of identity theft, you would be doing a favor to the overworked police department by going to their offices to file a report.
Generally, the police will make an officer available to you who will take down all information relevant to the crime of identity theft of which you have become a victim.