Evansville Police Department
The Records Section is a component of The Administrative Division. There is one sergeant, and fourteen civilian records specialists assigned to the Records Section. The Records Section started operation in 1938 and is responsible for the records and identification functions of the department. The Records Section Civilian Personnel are tasked with a variety of information processing functions.
In addition to the clerical aspect of filing and retrieving reports, Records Personnel also interact with the public by taking walk-in and telephone crime reports to free up police officers for preventative patrol and response to crimes- in-progress runs.
Other primary responsibilities of the Records Section include compiling the monthly Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) that are submitted to the FBI; entering and maintaining protective orders in IDACS (Indiana Data and Communications System) and NCIC (National Crime Information Center); maintaining criminal and fingerprint records; maintaining accident, offense and supplementary reports; photographing and fingerprinting parolees. Fingerprinting is also done for non-criminal reasons such as job applicants.
ACCIDENT REPORT PER COPY
OFFENSE REPORT PER COPY
CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECK - LIMITED
FINGERPRINTS FOR EMPLOYMENT (2 CARDS)
ADDITIONAL FINGERPRINT CARDS
GUN PERMITS (money order only)
See Form for Fees
View Gun Permit information here.
The Records Section is located in Room 126 at Police Headquarters.
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday
7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed Holidays and Weekends
Phone: (812) 436-7956
Fax: (812) 435-6231