How long do the police have to report that a car has been stolen?

Question Details: I made a report like 2 weeks ago about my car being stolen. The police came to my house and asked me questions and so on and the officer said they would contact me. I was then asked for my phone number and email address but haven't been contacted at all. Since I hadn't found my car, I decided to search my VIN online. I have now found out that it has never been reported as stolen. What can I do? The officer even left me a case number and everything.

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