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The Records Section is the central repository for the Gilbert Police Department, responsible for the preservation and dissemination of official police reports and related records. Requests for other public information within the Police Department are also processed through the Records Section.

Obtain Copies of Police Reports and Other Public Information

Police reports may be obtained in the following ways:

An individual involved in a criminal offense may receive one free copy of the associated report if he or she is listed as a victim – note, this does not include copies of associated video/audio tapes or photos.

If you are not making a records request in person, please provide as much information as possible, e.g. type of record, report number (if available), date, time and location of the incident and the name(s) of the person(s) involved, including date(s) of birth.

Local Criminal History Reports (LCHR)

This notarized letter, which is sometimes known as a Letter of Clearance or a Good Conduct letter, will provide you with a local search of the Gilbert Police Department’s arrest and criminal records only. Under Arizona’s Public Records Law (A.R.S. § 39-121) public records employees cannot provide you with information on another person’s arrest record.

To obtain your own Local Criminal History Report, you must:

  • Provide a valid government issued photo identification (example: driver’s license or passport)
  • Make the request in person or via US mail. It is not possible to make this request electronically.
    • If the request is made by mail, you must provide a notarized copy of your valid government issued identification, including the back and front of the driver’s license or State issued ID, if used.
    • You must include your full name along with any former or maiden names, and your date of birth on the request.
  • Include $5.00 payment by check or money order for each copy of the Local Criminal History Report requested. Please be sure to indicate the number of copies needed on the request form. LCHR’s that are requested in person may be paid for using credit or debit cards (Visa/MasterCard).

Traffic Accident Reports

The Gilbert Police Department has partnered with BuyCrash.com to provide our accident reports online. Accident reports approved for public release are available on line from September 1, 2008 to the present. To access BuyCrash, please click on the below image:

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You will need the Departmental Report number (DR#), date of accident and a valid credit card to access your report for a quick and easy download.

You may also purchase a copy of your accident report through the Gilbert Police Records Section.
Please Note: Fatal traffic accident reports, traffic accident reports with accompanying incident reports that include a victim, and incident reports that are related to an accident report such as a DUI will not be available online. These reports must be requested through the Gilbert Police Records Section.

Documents provided to you in response to a public records request will be edited in accordance with A.R.S. § 41-4172, while mindful of the provisions and purpose of the public records law set forth in Title 39 of the Arizona Revised Statuses. Information subject to editing includes, but is not limited to: dates of birth, VIN’s, driver’s license numbers, addresses, telephone numbers and social security numbers.

Access Neighborhood Crime Data

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CrimeReports.com provides law enforcement agencies with an easy-to-use Web-based service that allows for the sharing of up-to-date neighborhood crime data with the public. Community members can then access this information for free, empowering them to make informed decisions to help improve the safety of their families, friends, property and the community-at-large.

Records Duplication Fees

 Police Reports (Including IA Reports and Accident Reports)

$5.00 each (up to 30 pages) .25 cents per additional page over 30 pages per report. There is no fee for Reports that are emailed to you. There is no additional fee for accident report supplements/incidents that have been purchase through buycrash.com

 CD, Cassette recordings, Thumb/Flash drives

$10.00 each

 Video tape recordings

$25.00 each

 Individual Photos-prints

$1.00 each

Other Records/Documents No charge for the first five (5) pages, .20 cents for each page after that.

It is the aim of the Gilbert Police Records Section to provide you with your requested items in as timely a manner as possible. Many of the reports can be obtained on the same day requested. Sometimes, due to the nature of the report or the status of an investigation, there may be a delay in the delivery of your report. For information regarding an estimated wait time for your request, please contact us – we will be happy to assist you.

Contact Us

gilbertpdrecords@gilbertaz.gov
(480) 503-7020

75 East Civic Center Drive
Gilbert, AZ 85296

Our hours of operation are Monday through Thursday between 7:00a.m. and 6:00p.m.
We are closed most government holidays.