Order Police Records

If you are a defendant in an active criminal case, your report must be obtained through the appropriate office:

Traffic Accident Reports

Available traffic accident reports can be accessed online through Traffic Accident Reports (BuyCrash).

Other Records

Requests for Police reports, background checks, photos, computer or address searches, and other documents can be made online, in person, or by mail.

By submitting a request online, you affirm that the criminal justice records obtained from the Arvada Police Department under this request will not be used for the direct solicitation of business for pecuniary gain, and also affirm that any booking photographs obtained under this request will not be placed in a publication or posted to a website that requires the payment of a fee or other exchange for pecuniary gain in order to remove or delete the booking photograph from the publication or website. See: C.R.S. § 24-72-305.5 

Request Records Online

For in-person and mail requests, complete the Records Request Form (PDF) and return it in person or by mail to:

  • Attention: Records
    City of Arvada
    8101 Ralston Road
    Arvada CO 80002

Restrictions and Fees

  • Reports relating to confidential information or open investigations are not available.
  • You will be contacted prior to the release of a report if the completion of the request requires additional fees (such as for reports of more than 10 pages).
  • All payments are non-refundable. Please review the Police Fee Schedule (PDF) before submitting your request.

Report requests take 5 to 7 business days to process.

Dispatch Recordings

Dispatch recordings must be requested through the Jefferson County Communications Center Authority. 

Get Assistance

If you have questions or need assistance requesting a report, please call the Arvada Police Department Records Unit at 720-898-6920.