The Records Bureau processes and maintains all paperwork and official records for incidents handled by the Fitchburg Police Department.

Open Records Requests
All requests for copies of police reports and associated documents are handled by the Records Bureau. Requests for reports are accepted in person, via phone/fax or email.  You may also complete a request for a police report using the below link:

Request a Police Report

The Records Bureau has ten business days to respond to a request for a police report. If you have questions regarding the status of a request please contact the Records Bureau by phone, (608)270-4343 or via e-mail at  

We recommend contacting the Records Bureau prior to picking-up a report to ensure it is available.

Information on fingerprinting services offered by the Fitchburg Police Department can be found here.

Service Fees
Types of Services Cost
Accident Report (Non-Reportable) $0.25 each
Accident Report (Reportable) $2.00 each
Bicycle License (Lifetime of Bike) $5.00 per license
Case Report/Duplicating Cost
$0.25 per license
Copy of Dispatch Audio Recording $15.00 per CD
Copy of Photos (From CD) $15.00 per CD
Copy of Photos (From Negative) $10.00 + Developing Cost
Copy of Photos (Printed) $3.00 per page
Copy of VCR Tape/DVD $15.00 per DVD
Fitchburg Records Check $10.00 per name (Resident)
$20.00 per name (Non-Resident)
Landlord Criminal History Checks
$10.00 + Self-addressed stamped envelope per person
Notary Public $0.25
Postage Cost
 Vehicle Storage Fee*
$30 per day

* The vehicle storage fee is effective January 1, 2015. This fee applies to all vehicles held in the Fitchburg Police Department Evidence Facility. Vehicles towed and held by private tow companies are subject to fees set by the individual companies.