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 Monday through Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. No appointment is necessary. If you are a resident of the City of Madison, there is no cost; otherwise, the cost is $5.00 per card. Fingerprint cards are available at no additional charge. Live scan and fingerprinting for immigration are not available at the Madison Police Department.