The Police Records Office is essential to the administration of official Police business, both for the Department and other authorized criminal justice agencies. It is the main repository of information for criminal incidents.
The Records Office is also the primary repository for all reportable motor vehicle accident reports. The Records Office is responsible for classifying and disseminating accident reports to the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles as appropriate, and maintaining a complete and current traffic accident history file in the Department's Record Management System.
The Records Office is also the first point of contact for citizens and visitors to Police Headquarters who are seeking information about residential parking permits, parking infractions, contractors parking permits, burglar alarm permits, fingerprinting services, taxi permits and copies of police reports. The friendly and competent staff of the Records Office maintain the vital documentation of incident reports and provide valuable assistance to the public.