Records Division


The Records Division consists of four non-commissioned Records Clerks and one Records Supervisor. One of the Records Clerks is also the Department’s Evidence Custodian.

Duties & Responsibilities

The Records Division handles the processing, filing, and dissemination of police reports, as well as processing concealed weapons permit applications and firearms background checks.

Services Provided

  • Fingerprinting is available at the police station Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. (EFFECTIVE 3/10/20 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, FINGERPRINT SERVICES TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE). 
  • EFFECTIVE 3/20/20 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE--APD LOBBY CLOSED TO WALK-IN TRAFFIC. Call (360) 293-4684 to speak with Records Reception. 
  • Copies of collision reports, concealed weapons permits, and police records are available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • The Evidence Custodian is available to release evidence and found property from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please call in advance to arrange for property to be released to you.

Please do keep in mind that there is paperwork that will need to be completed to obtain copies of police reports or apply for a concealed weapons permit. Reports for active police investigations might not be released.

An Alternative for Collision Reports

You may request a collision report online. This may save you a trip to the police station.