Identity Theft


Individuals and/ or Businesses who believe their Identity has been stolen must take the recommended steps to prevent further fraudulent accounts opened and/or charges to your legitimate accounts…
As soon as possible:

(1) Contact the fraud department of one of the three major credit bureaus to place a fraud alert on your credit file. This will prevent further unauthorized opening of new accounts or changes to existing accounts. Contact information for the credit bureaus is attached.

(2) Close all accounts that have been opened fraudulently and existing accounts that have been tampered with.

(3) Continue with the filing of a police report by completing the “Identity Crime  Incident Detail Form” which is attached.

a. Include copies of all supporting documents with your packet
i. Copy of your Drivers License
ii. Copy of your Social Security Card
iii. Copy of your Birth Certificate
iv. Copy of a passport if you have one
v. Any other police reports you have filed in your home town on this matter
vi. Any other supporting documentation you have that proves your identity has been stolen

(4) Please mail certified mail the “Identity Crime Incident Detail Form” along with all of the photo copied items listed above to the Arcadia Police Department, 945 S Dettloff Drive, Arcadia WI 54612. Once the documentation has been received and assigned to an officer, an Arcadia Police Officer will contact you.


Chief Diana Anderson
Arcadia Police Department