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Berkeley Police Records Bureau

Records Staff 1 



 Hours:  Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

 Except Holidays

The Berkeley Police Department Records Bureau is responsible for any and all reports that are transmitted by the Department. The Records Bureau is the repository, retrieval and records management center for all official incident reports and warrants for the city.  To contact the Records Division please call (510) 981-5750.  Members of the Record Bureau personnel process requests for information regarding incident and crime reports.  The Records Bureau provides the following services for the public:

«Clearance Letters - Letters of Good Standing/Conduct are $10.00. The requestor must bring their own notary if it is to be notarized.

The California Public Records Act


Towed Vehicles
$75.00 - No charge for vehicles that were stolen

Collision Reports
$10.00 - Must be an involved party to obtain report.

Incident Reports
$1.00 - If request is made by mail, $0.10
per page if the request is made at the front counter.

Criminal History Printout
$5.00 - We only release BPD information and must be requested by the person who was detained/arrested. 

Local Booking and other Photos
$3.00 per photo (4x6)

Certification Stamp
$5.00 per document  







Holidays Observed by The Records Division for 2015




New Year's Day  January 1 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day  January 19*  
Lincoln's Birthday  February 13* Washington's Birthday  February 16*
Malcolm X Day  May 18* Memorial Day  May 25
Independence Day  July 3* Labor Day  September 7
Indigenous People's Day  October 12 Veteran's Day  November 11
Thanksgiving Day  November 26  Thanksgiving Holiday November 27 
Christmas Day  December 25 *Holidays Observed On This Day









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Questions or comments? Email: police@cityofberkeley.info Phone: (510) 981-5900
(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
TTY: (510) 981-6903