Records Division

Records Division

The Rock Springs Police Department Records Division is composed of one Records Supervisor - Public Information Officer, and three Records Technicians, a Community Service Officer, and is supervised by the Services Division Commander.

Records Division hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

The Records Division is responsible for receiving, processing, distributing, and maintaining police reports and other police data including incident reports, citations, accidents, arrests, and press releases. The division not only assists police officers on a daily basis but many public and outside agencies as well.

Reports are purged based on retention guidelines set forth by the State of Wyoming and by the Rock Springs Police Department policy.


Release of Information

  • Requests for copies of police reports are considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Not all requests for copies of police reports will be honored.
  • All requests will be based upon Wyoming State Statutes and the R.S.P.D.'s Release of Information policy.

Procedure for obtaining copies of police reports:

  • Fill out a Release of Information Form 
  • All fees are due at the time of the request
    • Additional fees may be due upon release
    • See Cost for Release of Information below 
  • Provide photo identification (driver's license, I.D. card, etc.)
  • Allow 10 business days for the request to be fulfilled
  • You will be notified by phone when your request is complete

Out of town requests for copies of police reports:

  • Must be written and contain as much information as possible (ie: Incident type, dates of occurrence, RSPD Case Report number, names of persons involved, etc.)
  • Must have the signature of the person making the request notarized
  • Must include a copy of a driver's license or a picture I.D. of the person making the request
  • Must include a daytime phone number
  • Include payment
    • Additional fees may be due upon release
    • See Cost for Release of Information below

Cost for Release of Information is as follows:

  • $1.00 Per color photocopies (collected upon release)
  • $3.00 Per accident report/call report
  • $5.00 Per copy requests and background checks (per name)
    • Background checks only include contacts with the City of Rock Springs
    • Requesting a background check on another individual will require a signed release
  • $5.00 For all other reports up to 10 pages, $.50 per page after 10 pages (additional fee collected upon release)
  • $10.00 For all CD/DVD's (collected upon release)
  • $10.00 For Flash Drives plus the cost of the Flash Drive (collected upon release)
  • Fees must be paid by cash, money order, cashiers check, or business check

Fingerprinting Information:

  • By Appointment Only - Please call 307-352-1576
  • Face Covering Required
  • Hours 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.- Monday through Friday excluding holidays
  • $5.00 for a Set of Cards and for Reprints 
  • Valid Picture ID Required

 


 

The Records Division also compiles data reflecting crime trends and activities for local, state, and federal offices.

 

Records Division Stats

 

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Release of Information

2164

2439

2223

2100

2069

1559

1920

1949

 

Concealed Weapons Permits/DFS Foster Care Background Checks: (Purged, Scanned, Indexed and Shredded)

Concealed Weapons Permits

226

362

298

282

420

198

249

179

DFS Foster Care Requests

151

198

223

300

182

279

274

210

 

Contact Us

221 C St
Rock Springs, WY 82901
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  • Phone: (307) 352-1576 x 513
  • Fax: (307) 352-1580
  • Staff Directory
  • Office Hours:
    Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Text Hello to 833-617-0770 to report an issue, ask a question, or inquire about City information.

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