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Police Records, Reports & Property

Frequently Asked Questions

The Aurora Police Department values the community's right to access public records. Please note wait times can vary depending on the type and size of the records request. APD's Records Unit receives a high volume of requests, which are fulfilled in the order they are received. Records request updates are provided within the NextRequest portal. 

How do I obtain a Crash/Accident Report?

If an officer was dispatched and completed a crash report on scene, the report can be purchased from a third-party site, Crash reports are primarily used for information or insurance reporting. By clicking the link above, you will be directed to another website to purchase the report. In order to find your report, you must know the last name of an involved party and the date of the accident. Using the report (or reference) number is also used to quickly locate the correct report, but please make sure you enter the number exactly as it was given to you. Examples of report numbers: AP202212345 or 2022-12345.

If you completed an online crash report, the Aurora Police Department does not have access to obtain copies, please contact the Department of Revenue at 303.205.5600. That online report will not be available for purchase from the Aurora Police Department or the third-party website.

How do I submit a records request for a copy of my OWN police report?

If you were a victim of a crime, and wanting a copy of your police report, the Aurora Police Records Section is open Monday - Friday, excluding city holidays, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Our phone number is 303.739.6320, option #2. 

How do I request a criminal justice record, crime scene photographs, 911 audio, or body-worn camera video?

If you are submitting a Colorado Criminal Justice Records Act (CCJRA) request, please click here use the button above labeled "NextRequest Portal" to submit your request. Due to high request volumes and the careful review given to each request, processing times will vary.

What are the fees for requested records?

Cost of the first 10 pages is $10.50 and $0.25 for each additional page, additional charges will be applied for redaction and/or certification. Miscellaneous records fees can be found by clicking here.

Where can I find Aurora Police Department Policies and Procedures?

Most APD policies and procedures are available online, free to the public, by clicking here.

How do I request a local arrest record?

Please use the button above labeled "NextRequest Portal" to submit your request.

Where can I get fingerprinted?

The Aurora Police Department no longer offers fingerprinting services. Please visit CBI's website for the most up to date information available.

Use of Records to obtain information for solicitation:

C.R.S. 24-72-305.5(1) Records of official actions and criminal justice records and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and other information in such records shall not be used by any person for the purpose of soliciting business for pecuniary gain. The official custodian shall deny any person access to records of official actions and criminal justice records unless such person signs a statement which affirms that such records shall not be used for the direct solicitation of business for pecuniary gain.

Important Note:

Some cases may not be authorized to be released by the APD Records Section due to the disposition of the case. For example, cases that are open and are still being actively investigated cannot be released until the case has achieved some type of disposition or authorization is received from the investigating Detective. Also, in some instances, report requests must be directed to the responsible District Attorney’s Office (17th/18th Judicial District) for release.

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