Identity Theft Resources

What to do if you've been the victim of identity theft. 

Click here to download the Findlay Township Police Department Identity Theft Checklist

  • Call the companies where the fraud occurred, report the fraud, and ask that they close or freeze your accounts to prevent further fraudulent activity. 
  • Change logins, passwords, and PINs for your accounts
  • Place a fraud alert by contacting one of the three credit bureaus. You only have to contact one, and that company must notify the other two.  
  • Go to and obtain a free credit report. Check the report for any transactions you don't recognize
  • Go to to report the identity theft to the Federal Trade Commission
  • If the identity theft was possibly committed via the internet, go to to report the incident to the Internet Crime Complaint Center 

A local police report is not always necessary, but we do recommend if you are the victim of identity theft, to contact us at (724) 695-7777 to report the incident.