How do I file a Police Report?

There are two ways to file a report with Ocean Springs Police Department:

  1. Call our Dispatch Unit at 228-875-2211 to request an officer to meet you at your location (must be inside Ocean Springs city limits) to take a report.
  2. Come to Ocean Springs Police Department at 3810 Bienville Blvd, Ocean Springs, MS 39564. Go to the Records Office and request an officer to meet with you to take a report. If the Records Office is closed, then go to the back lobby of the Police Department and press the dispatch call button on the wall.

NOTE: You cannot file a police report over the phone.

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1. When should I call 911?
2. Where is the Ocean Springs Police Department and when is it open?
3. How much is my OSPD ticket/fine, and how can I pay it?
4. How do I file a Police Report?
5. What should I do if I’m involved in a collision?
6. What should I do when I see flashing lights behind me?
7. Can a Police Officer require me to exit my car?
8. Can a Police Officer search my car without my permission?
9. May I record a Police Officer who has stopped me for a traffic violation?
10. What documents am I required to provide an officer on a traffic stop?
11. If I have a legally-owned firearm in my car, what should I do when stopped by a Police Officer?
12. Can I get my fingerprints done at the Police Department?
13. How do I get a copy of my Incident Report or Accident Report? Is there a fee?
14. Do you do background checks or criminal history checks? How much do they cost?
15. Can I get a TPO (Temporary Protective Order) at the Ocean Springs Police Department?
16. How do I obtain information through open records?
17. How do I deal with theft?
18. How can I speak to the detective/investigator assigned to my case?
19. Is it possible to get an extra patrol while away on vacation?