Police Records

Police Records

DeKalb County Police Department

1960 W. Exchange Place

2nd Floor, Room 210

TUCKER, GA 30084   MAP

(770) 724-7740

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Hours of Operation

Monday

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

Tuesday

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

Wednesday

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

Thursday

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

Friday

Closed

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed

Government Holidays

Closed

 

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

Reports:

  • 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.
  • Incident Reports are available two ways:
    1. By visiting Police Records to pick up a copy for $0.25 per page
    2. By mailing in your request
      • To request a report by mail, please send a request stating the case number and address where you would like the report mailed. 
      • Enclose a certified check or money order for $2.00 for each incident report being requested payable to: “DeKalb County Police Department” 
  • Accident Reports are available three ways:
    1. By visiting Police Records to pick up a copy for $5.00
    2. By going online to purchase the report for a nominal fee.
      • 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.
    3. By mailing in your request Motor Vehicle Accident Report Request Form
      • To request an accident report by mail, please complete and include the accident request form above for each accident report being requested. On the form you will provide the address where you would like the report mailed. 
      • Enclose a certified check or money order for $5.00 for each accident report being requested payable to: “DeKalb County Police Department”
  • Mail your request(s) and payment to:

  DeKalb County Police Department

  Attn: Police Records Section

  1960 West Exchange Place

  Second Floor, Room 210

  Tucker, GA 30084

Background Checks: This process takes place while you wait.

  • Type:
    • 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.