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2019 Burning Man Law Enforcement Feedback Form


The Burning Man organization is interested in the interactions that occur between participants and law enforcement officials. This information is useful in Burning Man’s discussions with agency representatives. To share the experience of your interaction, please complete this form. Burning Man is interested in learning about both positive and negative interactions.

If you have any photos, videos, or audio recordings, please label the file with your name and the date (e.g. “Kelly_Smith_08-23-19.mp4”) and upload it to a cloud storage service like Google Drive or Dropbox. Please email the link to that file, along with your full name and address and the date the encounter occurred, to

Please note that Burning Man cannot represent you in any criminal or administrative proceedings, nor can Burning Man intervene on your behalf with any government agency. For legal advice, you should consult with an attorney. You can contact Lawyers for Burners, an independent community resource, at

Burning Man respects your privacy rights and will not disclose any participant names or contact information reported on this form except with your permission or as required by law. Burning Man may choose to discuss your feedback — without using your name — with law enforcement representatives. If that is the case, your identity may become apparent based on the unique characteristics of your incident.

Burning Man is only interested in eyewitness accounts. Please refrain from reporting rumors and hearsay.