The Police Records Division is part of the Administrative Services
Division of the Police Department and provides support service to the
Department, the community, and other agencies. Often times, it is the
first point of contact between citizens and the Police Department. The
Section is responsible for the processing, distribution, and retention
of all police documents, including offense/incident reports, traffic
citations, warrants, and crash reports. Tens of thousands of records are
processed through the Records Section each year for data entry.
Business hours are 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday and 7:00
am to 3:00 pm on Saturday. Closed Sundays and holidays.
There is a $5 charge for copies of accident reports.
Background checks of Carpentersville records are available for no
charge to any individual who shows a proper ID.
Copies of police reports can be obtained through the Illinois Freedom
of Information Act by submitting a FOIA form (police only). Requests can
take up to seven days.
Vacation checks can be requested by completing a vacation check form.
This can also be done over the phone during normal business hours.
Parking tickets are paid at the Finance Department in the Village
Parking tickets can also be paid online. To dispute a parking ticket, you can bring the parking
ticket into the police department and speak with the on-duty supervisor,
or complete a parking ticket dispute form.
More information on
Citation Dispute Form
Citation Dispute Form - Spanish
Moving tickets must be paid to the
Circuit Clerk. They cannot be paid directly to the police
department. They can also not be disputed through the police department.
If you wish to dispute a moving ticket, you must appear in court on your
given court date.
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