Central Records

Police Records

DeKalb County Police Department

1960 W. Exchange Place

2nd Floor, Room 210

TUCKER, GA 30084   MAP

(770) 724-7740



Hours of Operation


8:30am – 5:00pm  (Closed from 1:00pm – 2:00pm)


8:30am – 5:00pm  (Closed from 1:00pm – 2:00pm)


8:30am – 5:00pm  (Closed from 1:00pm – 2:00pm)


8:30am – 5:00pm  (Closed from 1:00pm – 2:00pm)







Government Holidays



Police Records is Comprised of three (3) major components: Public Records, Criminal Records and Georgia Crime Information Center (GCIC)/National Crime Information Center (NCIC)


Services Offered and Fees

Reports: Incident, Fire, EMS

$0.25 per page

Accident Reports $5.00 per report
Background Checks *CASH ONLY*

$20.00-Employment, Adoptions, Housing, Visa, Immigration

$10.00- Personal Use

Record Restriction (Formerly Expungement) $25.00
Inspection of Records $3.00


Payment Methods

  • Cash
  • Certified Checks
  • Money Orders

DEBIT/CREDIT CARDS and PERSONAL CHECKS are NOT accepted as forms of payment

Service/Document Descriptions

All Services require a physical current and valid government issued photo ID.


  • Police Incident/Accident Reports are available approximately three to five (3-5) business days after the occurrence.
  • Fire/EMS Reports are available approximately five (5) business days after the occurrence.
  • Accident Reports are available by visiting Police Records to pick up a copy for $5.00 or by going online to purchase the report for $11.00.
    • The DeKalb County Police Department has partnered with BUYCRASH.COM to make automobile accident reports available online. Simply go to www.Buycrash.com and you will be able to view, download and print your accident report for a nominal fee.

Background Checks:

  • This process takes place while you wait.
  • Types:
    • Personal Use
    • Immigration
    • Visa
    • Adoption
    • Housing
    • Employment

Record Restrictions (formerly called Expungements)

  • O.C.G.A. §35-3-37 provides for the restriction of certain criminal history records for non-criminal justice purposes when approved by the prosecuting attorney. For arrests after July 1, 2013, there is no application process. You must contact the prosecutor to have your record restricted. For arrests prior to July 1, 2013, you are required to apply for restriction at the arresting agency.
    • To apply with the DeKalb County Police Department – Police Records, your arrest must have been prior to 07/01/2013 and was made by the DeKalb County Police Department or your arrest was before 1996 and was made by the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office.
    • Record Restriction Application 

Inspection of Records

  • This service is utilized to challenge a criminal history record.