Records Division/Request Report

Records Division/Request Report

The Rock Springs Police Department Records Division is composed of one Records Supervisor - Public Information Officer, and two Records Technicians. They are supervised by the Services Division Commander.

Records Division hours are 8 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.

The Records Division is also responsible for scheduling all fingerprint appointments.  More information is available below.

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

For questions or concerns related to the Records Division please contact Elizabeth Coontz, Records Supervisor at or by phone at (307) 352-1576.

Public Records Requests

  • 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:

To request copies of police reports, you may either come in to the Records Division office at 221 C Street, or you may request the report using our online portal.  You can access the portal here, RSPD Report Request.

To utilize the online portal, you will need to create an account.  All communication and billing will be done through the portal.  

All records requests must be accompanied by a valid government issued I.D.

Procedure for obtaining a background check:

To request a background check you must come in to the Rock Springs Police Department.  All background checks must have have a signed background check release from the subject.  Requestor must provide a valid picture I.D. with the request.  

Important Information 

    • Copies of reports currently under investigation and/or active will not be released if or until the investigation is complete.  Wyoming state statute 16-4-203(b)(i)
    • Once your request is received, if the report is complete records will have up to 10 business days to complete the request.  If the requested report is not complete, records has 10 days following the completion to complete your request. 
    • Any information not adjudicated at the time of the request will not be considered for release until court proceedings are complete. 
    • Any reports not adjudicated after 90 days of the request will be destroyed. The applicant will be required to restart the request process including paying the fees.
    • Requests not picked up after the applicant is notified will be destroyed after 30 days.

        Report and Background Check Fees

        • Fees are non-refundable even if the request is denied or not adjudicated.
        • $3.00 for Accident Reports and CAD Calls.
        • $5.00 for Report Requests and Background Checks (per name).
        • $10.00 for CD/DVDs/Flash.
        • A service fee of $2.00 will be added for credit/debit card payments.
        • To avoid the service fee, reports can be picked up at 221 C Street, Rock Springs, WY, with a cash payment.

        Fingerprinting Information:

        • By Appointment Only - Please call 307-352-1576
        • Hours 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.- Monday through Friday excluding holidays
        • $5.00 for a set of cards and for reprints (There is a service fee of $2.00 for credit/debit card payments.)
        • Valid picture ID required



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        Elizabeth Coontz
        Elizabeth Coontz,
        Records Supervisor and Public Information Officer

        221 C St
        Rock Springs, WY 82901
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        • Phone: (307) 352-1576
        • Fax: (307) 352-1580
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          Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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