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Records

Physical / Mailing Address
120 East 5th Street
Tempe, Arizona 85281

Lobby Hours
Monday thru Friday
8am to 5pm
Phone Hours 
(7) Days a Week 
6am to Midnight

Phone Number: (480) 350-8598

The Records Section is responsible for maintaining and disseminating records produced by the Law Enforcement Employees of the Tempe Police Department.

How to Obtain a Copy of….

Police Report / Letter of Verification (Good Conduct letter) / Photographs / 911 Tape/Transcript

Costs:
Police / Accident Report: $5.00 up to 20 pages, plus $0.25 for each page after 20
Booking Sheet $5.00
Letter of Verification $10.00
Photographs: $10.00

CD of Photos

$10.00 Contact Sheet of Photos
$10.00 8 x 10 printed photo
$5.00 4 x 5 printed photo
Photo Radar Violation $10.00 CD of Photo and Video
CD Recordings $10.00 911 or phone recording
$10.00 Cassette tape reproduction
$10.00
VHS tape reproduction

To obtain a Copy of a Police Report:
Per ARS 39-127, a VICTIM of a criminal offense has the right to receive one free copy of their police report at no charge.

  • Complete a written request form, in person or by mail. (Electronic, telephonic or fax requests are not accepted).
  • Payment in the form of Cash, Check or Money Order made payable to the City of Tempe submitted at time of request.
  • Requestor will be notified if additional fee applies. ($0.25 per each page over 20)
  • Please indicate on your request if you are the victim. No payment is required with your request.

To obtain a Letter of Verification (Good Conduct letter):
This notarized letter will provide you a local search of Tempe Police Records by name and date of birth only.(Not fingerprint based)

  • Please complete the Letter of Verification form.
  • Submit request in person or by mail.
  • Include a photo copy of a government issued ID (DL, State issued ID card, Passport, etc….)
  • COST: Accepted in Cash, Check, Money Order or Visa/MasterCard (Visa/MasterCard accepted in person only).
  • Letter processing time is 5 business days

To obtain a Copy of Photographs or 911 tape/transcript:

  • Complete a written request form, in person or by mail. (Electronic, telephonic or fax requests are not accepted).
  • Payment in the form of Cash, Check or Money Order made payable to the City of Tempe submitted at time of request.
  • Requestor will be notified if additional fee applies.

To obtain a complete criminal history:
Contact the Arizona Department of Public Safety at (602) 223 – 2000

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