A crime victim's report is valuable to investigators and insurance companies in their attempts to gather information. Crime scene reports are written in a professional and impartial manner, and include details that are pertinent to the offense. Personal opinions and conclusions must be avoided; it is important remain unbiased, even if you are directly affected by the crime.
Identify the type of crime that was committed.
Include the exact or approximate time and place of the crime. Provide the address of the crime scene, as well as its description.
Include the names and contact information of everyone involved in or affected by the crime, and explain the reason for their presence at the scene.
Describe the appearance of the scene, and give specific details about property damage related to the crime. Include information about how the crime was discovered and reported to the authorities .
Describe injuries that were sustained as a result of the offense, and include the victims' names. Make a list of stolen or damaged belongings, and provide the value of each item.
Organize the report in sections and include photos of the crime scene.