In the Abilene Police Department, information is gathered by officers throughout the department in the course of crime prevention, intervention, and investigation. In order to make information accessible to others within the department, all information is funneled to one location where it can be processed, stored, and reviewed conveniently. This central hub for information is the Records Division. In all, the Records Division processes and maintains nearly 30,000 cases each year.
Obtain a Police Report
All requests for release of information must be in writing. Release of information is done in accordance with the Texas Public Information for the Freedom of Information Act. Police reports may be obtained at the records window of the Police Department Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm.
The Records Division provides fingerprinting services. You must be a citizen of Abilene. To request the service, you will need to come to the front desk of the Police Department during normal business hours, Monday - Friday, between 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Cost is $10, payable by check, cash or card. You must provide proof of residency.