The Records Division provides essential services to the officers of the Department, the general public, and other agencies.

The Police Records Clerks are responsible for:

  • Providing service to the public at the front counter of the Police Department
  • Answering police business lines
  • Providing clerical services to Investigations, Patrol, and Administration
  • Entering reports and making and distributing appropriate copies
  • Collecting fees for reports
  • Filing

The Records Division is the repository, retrieval, and records management center of all official incident reports and warrants for the City.

Fingerprinting is available for City of Madison residents only, at no cost, Monday through Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. No appointment is necessary. 

Live scan and fingerprinting for immigration are not available at the Madison Police Department.