Are Police Reports Typically Posted Online?

Some municipalities offer police blotter and call log information online, but to view and obtain police reports, it is typically necessary to request a copy and pay a fee to the department, notes the City of Boulder and City of Redmond government websites. Police blotters can offer an overview of the noteworthy calls that officers attend during their shifts, along with corresponding case numbers.

Individuals can typically obtain copies of police reports by requesting a copy online, in person or through mail, fax or email and paying the designated fee, states the City of Redmond government website. Users can visit the applicable city's website to view processes and current fees.