Request Police Records

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The primary method of requesting Police Records should be through use of the City of Salem's Public Records portal by clicking here.  If you do not have an email address, you can request police records in person or by fax from the Salem Police Department at:

Salem Police Department Records Section
​333 Division ST NE
Salem OR 97301
Telephone: 503-588-6144​

Fax:  503‑588‑6329

​All requests are processed in the order in which they are received.  After the Records section receives your request, it will take a minimum of 72 hours to process it.​​

Police reports​​​​​

You can get a copy of a police report if the investigation and prosecution have been completed.

​​Name search

​Request a list of Salem Police citation and incident reports involving a particular person. The list includes the person’s name, incident type, date of occurrence, incident number, and how the person was involved (for example: victim, complainant, arrested, etc.).

Address search

Get a list of Salem Police citation and incident reports at a particular address. The list includes the incident type, date of occurrence, and incident number.

​​​​Photographs

You can get copies of photos related to a police report if the photos are releasable.

​​​​​​Records check letter or visa letter

Request a letter that states whether you have a criminal record in Salem. This letter may be used when applying for ​​a work or travel visa. To get this le​tter, submit a written request and a copy of your photo identification.​

Videos

You can get copies of videos related to a police report if the videos are releasable.

911 audio recordings

Learn how to request 911 audio and other recordings​.

Fees

Fees for all records types will be charged in accordance with the City of Salem's Master Fee Schedule available here.

Police officer helping citizen fill out an accident report.

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333 Division ST NE
Salem OR 97301
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