The Records Unit pours through some 6,000 reports monthly. Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, the Records Unit copy and provide citizens with police reports; issue permits to chauffeurs, private investigators, adult entertainers, and solicitors; issue alarm permits; enter investigative reports into the computer system; and compile and submit crime statistics required by the Alabama Criminal Justice Information System.
To obtain criminal records, background checks, fingerprints, or to apply for an entertainer, taxi cab/limousine driver or solicitor permit, you must:
|Fingerprints (Arrive no later than 4:30 p.m.)||$15|
|*Taxi Cab and Limousine Drive Permits||$25|
|Alarm Permit (Residential)||$25|
|Alarm Permit (Commercial)||$50|
* An additional $18 money order is also required upon meeting with the License Compliance Officer.
Acceptable forms of payment: All major credit cards, cash, money order, cashier's check
Accident reports or incident reports (only requests for burglaries and thefts) may be obtained online or in person. You must have a case number or the exact location of the occurence in order to receive a report. The fee for all reports is $10. All major credit cards, cash, money order and cashier check are accepted.
To obtain a report via mail, send request along with payment to Mobile Police Department Records 2460 Government Blvd Mobile, AL 36606.
For more information, call the Records Unit at 251.208.1991.