Records Section


This section has the responsibility of review, control, maintenance, retrieval, and distribution of all original reports and documents. The Records Section also prepares and submits all fingerprints of arrested persons to the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation.

This section also has the responsibility to receive, track and provide for disposition of all parking tickets issued by Division personnel.  Document and financial tracking of all parking related activities is accomplished through this section.

To obtain a copy of a police report or vehicle crash report, you can:

  • Stop by in person.  A 10 cent per page fee is charged for in person requests.
  • Request a copy via US Mail.  A 10 cent per page fee is required as well as a self addressed stamped envelope for the return of the report.
  • Request a copy online.

The Bowling Green Police Division DOES NOT accept report requests via fax or phone nor do we give report details over the phone.


Click here to view the City of Bowling Green’s Records Policy Poster.