How can I obtain a police report?

Please contact the Records Division at (302) 366-7100 - option 3 -  for this information. The Records Department is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am until 5:00 pm.  Picture ID is required to obtain a report. Crash reports cost $20 each and serious injury/fatality crash reports are $60 each. The first victim's copy of a crime report is free. Additional victim's copies are $20 each.  To obtain a victim's copy, you MUST be listed as the victim on the police report. 

Persons other than a crime victim may not obtain copies of a police report.

To facilitate your request, you must provide the report/complaint number. If this is unknown, provide date/time/location in order to research requested information. Allow approximately four (4) business days to process your request.

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1. What number do I call for the Police Department if it's not an emergency?
2. How do I inform the Police Department of any tips on drug/crime activities?
3. How can I obtain a police report?
4. How do I obtain a parking permit for my street?
5. Can I find out if an area I'm planning to move into is safe?
6. Does your department do fingerprints for employment?
7. Can I schedule a tour of your facility?