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HOW TO OBTAIN POLICE REPORTS & RECORDS
 
Records personnel are responsible for processing requests for field reports maintained by the Appleton Police Department. Examples of field reports include such things as traffic accident reports, traffic citations, city ordinance tickets, and incident reports.
 
Police reports may be requested from the Appleton Police Department in person or through U.S. mail. Requests made in person may not be processed immediately. 
 
Appleton Police Department 
Records Unit – Records Request 
222 S. Walnut St. 
Appleton, WI 54911-5899 
General Telephone Number: (920) 832-5500


The Records Unit is staffed with personnel Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

When requesting a record from the Appleton Police Department, your request must include enough information for us to be able to locate the record, and the request must be in writing.  

The Appleton Police Department will make every effort to process requests for records within 10 business days of receiving the request. All requests for information will be processed in accordance with the State of Wisconsin Open Records Law and department policy. 

A fee will be charged for records and the fee is determined based on the type of record, mailing costs, and other fees allowed by state statute. Pre-payment may be required for records that exceed $5.00.