Records

About the Records Section


Did you know the Police Department has a records section? They do! This is where all official reports of incidents to the LSPD are maintained. In addition to responding to your requests, this department also assists the prosecutors and courts with requests so it plays an important role in our community. Under the direction of the Administrative Manager the records section is staffed with one record supervisor, four records specialists, and one volunteer. 
 

Hours of operation

  • Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Closed Saturdays and Sundays
  • Closed all government holidays

Responsibilities


The records specialists are responsible for:
 
  • Assisting the prosecutors and court with requests
  • Entering the appropriate information into the Police Department's records management system
  • Processing reports and files
  • Providing support to the officers by maintaining and accurately entering missing persons and stolen property into the national database
  • Processing Concealed Weapons Permits and gun transfers
  • Responding to public requests
  • Providing crime data to the FBI and WA State
  • Searching records

Other Services


Other services provided by the Records Section include:

Obtaining a Report


Reports may be obtained in person by completing a Records Request Form. To request a report, we need:
  • The case number or the names of the parties involved
  • The date and time which the incident took place
  • The location of the incident
Starting June 1, 2013 Police Collisions Reports will be posted on our website for your convenience.