3/18/2020 - Effective immediately, the Records Division has been partially closed and will no longer process requests at the window. We ask that you do not travel to the police department seeking reports or with any other inquiries. All records related inquiries should be directed to (203) 341-6001. Civilian records personnel are currently working limited hours so please leave a message. Motor vehicle accident reports can be retrieved from our online portal.
Please refer to our press release Westport Police Department to Modify Operations for further details.
Records Division Phone: (203) 341-6001
Business hours at the lobby window are Monday through Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Records Division collects, processes and stores offense, arrest, and traffic records. Records staff also process police report copy requests, parking ticket payments, alarm registrations, and Railroad Parking permit renewals and payments.
The cost for reports is .50 cents per side. There will be an additional charge of $5.00/CD for any report containing audio, video or photos. Copies of most motor vehicle accident reports are available online for a fee.Copies of reports are available in person or by mail. We do not fax reports. If you wish to receive a report by mail, you must send a request, including a self-addressed stamped envelope, the report number, and the correct amount due. If the report is not pre-paid, a report will not be mailed out.
Police reports are usually available within a few working days of the incident. Please call the Records Division prior to picking up a report to ensure that the report you are seeking is available.
The release of information and report copies are limited by State of Connecticut General Statutes. Types of reports that will not be released are:
• Pending cases
• Arrest reports
• Medical records
• Signed statements of witnesses
• Information to be used in a prospective law enforcement action
• Investigatory techniques
• Arrest records of juveniles
• Information on the victim of sexual assault
• Uncorroborated allegations