The Records Section is responsible for maintaining the Department’s centralized records management program and works in conjunction with the Spillman Record Management Computer Administrator as custodians of all Departmental records.The Records Section will maintain all case records, identification records, criminal history files, the master alphabetical index files, a master case number file, the Spillman Record Management Computer file, and other files as deemed appropriate.

Please see menu on left for instructions on how to obtain a police report, accident report, fingerprinting, tele-service (phone) report, criminal history request, and request for access to public records.


  • Call 260-427-2020
  • Hours for in-person access: 24 hrs. a day/7 days a week.
    To file a report in person, picking up incident reports, background checks, and permits.

FWPD Records Division
1 E. Main Street, Suite 108
Fort Wayne, IN 46802



DIAL ‘911’
These are high priority calls requiring an officer immediately. Examples are robbery, battery, domestic battery, car accident, any crime in the process of being committed, disturbance, party armed with a weapon, suspicious people or vehicle, fights, shooting, stabbing, rape, suicide, fire, explosion, missing child, etc.

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