Obtain a Copy of a Police Report

Copies of reports may be obtained through our Identification Unit. Please call (775) 353-2279 and press #4 to confirm the report is available for dissemination prior to appearing in person. Juvenile criminal information is deemed confidential and cannot be released.

Identification records services are available:

You can request copies of cases online, over the phone or mail in your request to ID Unit, Sparks Police Department, 1701 E. Prater Way, Sparks, NV 89434 

We ask for your patience during this time as there may be longer than usual waiting times. For more information please contact the Records Department at (775) 353-2243.

Tuesday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Closed on Holidays)
at 1701 E. Prater Way, Sparks NV 89434

Submit the Case Requests/Public Record Request Form.

When requesting an incident crime report, please have the following information available:

  • Report Number (for example: 16-12345)
  • Your Name
  • Type of Incident (traffic accident, burglary, etc.)
  • Involved person’s name(s)
  • Date and time of incident
  • Address or location of incident

***There is no charge for copies of reports that you agree to receive electronically via email.  All hard (paper) copies must be paid for in cash***

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Notice regarding COVID-19

In an attempt to provide the best service we can to our community, the Sparks Police Department will be implementing several preventative measures to help reduce or prevent the exposure and spread of Covid-19. These changes will begin 11/16/2020. This temporary altering and or reduction in services is only temporary and is designed to help reduce exposure to both our community and our employees. The Sparks Police Department is committed to placing our community first and this is an effort to keep our staff healthy and available to assist our community’s emergent needs. These changes in services are only temporary. Non-Essential Services will be suspended until further notice. All Work Permits Fingerprint Cards Additionally, the following services will be provided online or via mail only until further notice: Criminal History Requests (Online or Mail ONLY) Case Requests (Online or Mail ONLY) Convicted Persons Registration (Online or Mail ONLY) Sex Offender Registration (Online or Mail ONLY) Our front desk will be open by appointment only. We ask for your patience during this time as there may be longer than usual waiting times. For more information please contact the Records Department at (775) 353-2279.

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