To obtain a copy of a police report, visit the city's police website, and find the guidelines to request a police report. Provide the necessary information for the request, keeping in mind that most police agencies only ... More »

In the majority of situations, police reports are public information. This means it is possible to obtain them directly from the police department that filed the report, according to Both victims an... More » Government & Politics Law

According to, victims and defendants have the rights to obtain a police report upon request at the police department where the report was filed. Copies of police reports are available immediately for... More »

To check the police department's arrest records online, visit a particular city's official website and navigate to the police department's page. Unless there are specific exemptions, most states comply with the open reco... More » Government & Politics Public Records

Get a police report by going to the main city police office or county sheriff's office. Most reports are available within a few days of the incident, though jurisdictions may have specific policies regarding the availabi... More » Government & Politics Public Records

Find phone numbers and addresses for collection agencies by ordering a copy of your credit report from one of the major credit-reporting agencies. These credits reports include contact information for the collection agen... More » Government & Politics Public Records

Police reports can be looked up by case number by contacting either the police department making the report, or the court where the case is pending, according to Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara. Each ... More »