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​Request a P​olice Report

The records section is responsible for maintaining, researching and releasing official police records in compliance with city policy, the Freedom on Information Act and the State of Michigan law  enforcement records retention schedule. Records also handles registering sex offenders.

We are open Monday-Thursday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., except holidays*. If you have any questions, please contact records at phone 734.794.6954, fax 734.994.9928 or email a2policerecords@a2gov.org

Please keep in mind that parking can be difficult and you will also need to go through building security (cell phones are required to be stored in a locker onsite), which will take additional time.

​If you would like to obtain aFee​/Instructions

Crash report that you were involved in.

(If you were not involved in the crash you will need to submit an online Freedom of Information Act request form.)

$13 Pay & rece​ive online.

In person-bring photo ID, $5 payment, call first to make sure it is available 734.794.6954.

By mail-Send a copy of your photo ID, the incident number, $5 payment and if it is within 30 days of the crash date you must complete this form (pdf), to AAPD Records, 301 E. Huron, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Police report involving yourself and there are no known suspects or others listed in the report. Generally one of the following types of reports:

  • Harassing phone calls.
  • Damaged Property/Vandalism.
  • Private property traffic crash.
  • Larceny/Theft.
  • Lost Property.
  • Accidental/Non Intentional Property Damage.

In person-bring photo ID, $5 payment, call first to make sure it is available 734.794.6954.

By mail-Send a copy of your photo ID, the incident number and $5 payment to AAPD Records, 301 E. Huron, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. Please call first if you are unsure if others besides you are listed.

Police report, other than what is listed in the two rows above, please complete our online Freedom of Information Act request form

Fee varies

​Fire Department reports and all other city information should be requested from this link to the City Clerk's Office  (734.794.6140).

Local Criminal History Certificate on yourself.

This is a notarized certificate stating if you have or have not been arrested by only the Ann Arbor Police Department. 

If you need one for the State of Michigan you will need to visit the Internet Criminal History Access Tool (ICHAT).

In person-bring photo ID and $10 payment between 9 a.m. and 3:50 p.m. Monday-Thursday. It may take 10-30 minutes. If it is for an adoption it could take up to five business days.

By mail-send $10 payment and this completed and notarized form (PDF) to AAPD Records, 301 E. Huron, Ann Arbor, MI 48104.

​Sex Offender Verification/Registration

​Fee varies

Arrive between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday, except holidays*

​​*The office is closed on Fridays and on the following holidays: New Years Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day and the Friday after, Christmas Eve, Christma​s Day, and New Years Eve.​