Police Department Records Section Public 
9110 Yates St.
7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday through Thursday

Purchase a traffic accident reports

Copies of police reports can be obtained in person or by sending a written request.

Colorado State Law allows for victims ofcrimes covered under the Victim Rights Amendment (VRA) to receive a copy of theinitial police report for free. The VRA refers to crimes against a person, as opposed to property crimes.  Victims must contact the Records Divisionat 303-658-4380 to see if the report they are requesting is available forrelease. Under State Law, not all police reports are able to be released. 

In-Person Reports
Westminster Public Safety Center
9110 Yates St.
Monday - Thursday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

If you request your report in person, you will need to complete a Search Request  for each report, provide identification and pay the report fee for each report (VISA/Mastercard, cash or money order). The processing of your request can take five minutes to an hour. 

Written Request
If submitting a written request, please contact the Records Section.

  • Complete a Search Request The search request form needs to be filled in with the report number(s), date, location of incident, involved parties, and requires the requester's signature.
  • Once the search request has been completed, please submit it with the payment in the amount of the report fee. (Please call Records for specific pricing information.)
  • Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

Requests are processed on a daily basis.
Your request should be mailed to:
Westminster Police Department
Attn: Records Section
9110 Yates St. 
Westminster, CO 80031

Per Colorado Bureau of Investigation policy, as of November 1, 2018 physical fingerprint cards will no longer be accepted or processed.

Applicants will be required to pre-enroll and schedule an appointment tohave their fingerprints taken and submitted electronically to CBI forprocessing utilizing the IdentoGO enrollment site. To better serve all Coloradocitizens, enrollment sites have been strategically placed throughout Colorado.

In the event an applicant resides outside of Colorado or is physicallyunable to visit an enrollment location, they will submit their fingerprints toour vendor for cardscan conversion processing. This process will convertphysical fingerprint cards to allow these submissions to be processedelectronically utilizing the CABS program. 

CBI Fingerprint Information

IdentoGo's Website

Below are the only exceptions and we will fingerprint them at the police department.

  • Legal name change – has to obtain a physical fingerprint card for the FBI and is asked to submit an electronic card through the CABS but CBI will accept a physical card to process if a law enforcement organization is willing to do so
  • Any fingerprint requirement for an out of state agency
  • Any fingerprint requirement that has to be processed by the FBI
  • Criminal justice applicant
  • OSN request
  • Liquor License
  • Inspection of Records
  • Security Guard

Westminster Police Department, 9110 Yates St., Westminster, CO 80031

Monday 1-4 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday - 3-6 p.m.

It is advised to call the day you would like to be fingerprinted to ensure there is available staff: 303-658-4380

Property Evidence - 303-658-4450

Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Lost Items

If you would like to find out if a lost item has been turned in, call 303-658-4450. You must provide your name, date of birth, phone number, description of the item(s), and the location where the item(s) may have been lost. 

Picking Up Property

Property is released by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, call 303-658-4450. You must provide your name, date of birth, phone number, and the item(s) you wish to collect. A valid state-issued photo ID or driver's license is required. 

If you were arrested by WPD, and an officer booked your property for safekeeping because the jail would not accept it, that property will be held for 30 days.

Picking Up Property For Another Person

You may collect the property of a juvenile if you are the juvenile's parent or legal guardian.

If you are picking up property for another adult, you will need a valid state-issued photo ID and (A) a signed and notarized letter from the person who owns the property or was in possession of it when it was collected that states specifically what item(s) you are authorized to pick up or (B) A notarized Power of Attorney from the person who owns the property or was in possession of it when it was collected that states specifically what item(s) you are authorized to pick up.


Firearms cannot be released until a background check through CBI has been completed. CBI requires possession of a valid Colorado ID or driver's license. If your background check is approved, you will be notified and we will then schedule an appointment for the release of your firearm(s). The background check typically takes 3-5 business days. 

If you are denied possession of a firearm by CBI, you may appeal the denial with CBI.

The Westminster Police Department does not provide VIN inspections. Please contact the State Patrol Office at 303-239-4545.

Search/Retrieval/Redaction Fee

$7.50 per 1/4 hour billed in increments of 15 minutes (15 minute minimum)

Record Copy

$0.25 per page

Certified Copy of Record

$5 per record, plus record copy fees per page

Clearance Letter

$15 per name, per letter. Includes local history search.

Sex Offender List

$7.50 per list, no additional copy fees


$1 plus current USPS rates


$20 per person.  Must live or work in Westminster.

Audio Tape Reproduction/911 Tapes*

$30 per incident, includes retrieval fee and tape

Transcribed Tape

$30, one hour minimum, per tape, plus the above retrieval fee

Video Tape/DVD Reproduction

$25 per incident, includes tape/DVD

Security Video Copy

$25 per CD/DVD, per incident, per request

Digital Photo CD

$30 includes all photos related to case, except any mug photos

*some tapes may require transcription pursuant to law