Records Department

The Records Department is an integral part of the police operations for the City. This department is responsible for the control and organization of all police reports. The Records Department processes over 9,000 reports annually including accidents, citations, criminal cases, and arrest records. Additionally, all evidence collected as part of an investigation is processed through this office. Fingerprints are also submitted in accordance with State Police requirements for all criminal arrests. The Records Department is happy to assist anyone with questions regarding our operation.

The following are some of the services provided to the public upon request:

Requests for Criminal Reports
Copies of Criminal Reports are not released by the City of Warren Police Department without a search warrant or court-ordered subpoena.  If necessary, the Department can provide a confirmation letter verifying general information about a criminal report. There is no charge for this confirmation letter. All documents must be on City of Warren Police letterhead in order to be valid. 

Requests for Police Records Checks
Police Records Checks are available through the City of Warren Police Department.  Our records search only includes incidents investigated by this department.

NOTE: All requests for records checks must be completed in person.

Requests for Employment Fingerprints
Employment fingerprints are available Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.  There is a fee of $25.00 for this service. Our department officers traditional style rolled ink fingerprinting services. Some fingerprinting services may need to be done electronically, which is offered at the Jefferson Defrees center. Appointments are required and other fees apply, as determined by Identogo services. Follow the link here to schedule digital fingerprinting services.

Contact Us
The Records Department may be reached by phoning 814-723-6300 Ext. 132 Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM or by emailing