The mission of the Records Section of the Madison Police Department is to provide administrative support for all members of the department in order to best accomplish the department's mission of providing high quality police services. The Records Section will process police records, external requests for records, and internal technology requests in a timely manner.

Public Records Requests

The public can access police reports in a number of ways:
  • Call Records at (608) 266-4075.
  • Mail requests or visit in-person:
    Madison Police Records
    211 S. Carroll Street
    Madison, WI, 53703
  • Fax Records at (608) 267-1117.
  • Contact Online

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

All reports are subject to a review process.

Fees for Reports

Below is a link to the detailed Fee List for Madison Police Records. Postage fees will be added when records are mailed. Location fees will be imposed if the cost of location (including searching for and identifying responsive records) is $50 or greater. Prepayment may be required if the total fee exceeds $5.

Detailed Fee List for Madison Police Records