The primary responsibility of the Records Unit is to store, maintain and make available various types of reports generated by departmental personnel. These reports are kept in numerical files and electronic databases and are available for law enforcement personnel. The general public is provided access as allowed by public record laws.
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Records personnel provide local background checks, copies of traffic crash and offense reports, and information on calls for police service upon request. Requests are generated from both public and private sectors including insurance companies, law enforcement agencies, legal establishments and citizens.
Requests for extensive case files involving a wide range of agency documents are submitted to the Public Records Request unit for completion. In 2011 unit personnel completed 3,586 extensive public records requests.
Records Unit personnel provide an optional charge account service to high volume customers. At the end of 2011 five-hundred customers maintained a charge account with the Records Unit. This represents a 4% increase from 2010.
Hours of operation for the Records Unit and Public Counter at the Police Memorial Building are 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. We are closed on all federal holidays. Click here for a schedule of fees and additional service locations.