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

Traffic Crash Reports

Copies of traffic crash reports for insurance and other purposes are available online within 5-7 business days at or by clicking below. 


Open Records Requests

All requests for copies of police reports are handled by the Records Bureau. Requests 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 is typically able to complete a records request, dependent upon the scope of the request, within ten business days. Once a request is received and the report is complete, the request must be approved by a supervisor before it is available for pick-up or delivery.

The Records Bureau will contact you once your request has been completed and approved.

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 


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.