- Police Department
- Records Request
What We Do
- Provide operational support
- Support Central repository for Department records
- Enter and Update stolen vehicles and missing persons into statewide databases
- Prepare records for District Attorney / Court Adjudication
- Respond to subpoenas
- Respond to petitions for case sealings
Request a Copy of a Police Report
In compliance with state law, copies of Police reports may be requested by authorized parties.
Traffic collision reports can be obtained online HERE or by mailing a request to: the Ventura Police Department Records Unit, 1425 Dowell Drive, Ventura, CA, 93003. Please include picture identification, $20 check or money order, the Ventura PD report number, and the address in which you want the report mailed.
Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, all other reports must be requested by mail. Please mail your request to: the Ventura Police Department Records Unit, 1425 Dowell Drive, Ventura, CA, 93003. Please include picture identification, $20 check or money order, the Ventura PD report number, and the address in which you want the report mailed.
All report requests will be reviewed and responded to within 10 calendar days of receipt.
If requester has been arrested and not appeared at court the police department does not release the arrest report in its entirety. The court or prosecution will discuss options for obtaining the report at your arraignment.
Juvenile information includes any document relating to juvenile contacts and arrests. Welfare & Institutions Code Section 827 provides Juvenile Court with exclusive authority to determine to whom, and the extent to which, juvenile record information may be released. Release of juvenile information requires the permission of the Presiding Judge of the Juvenile Court.
Parents of a juvenile may receive a copy of certain types of reports. All others will need to petition Juvenile Court directly for the release of that record. Ventura County Juvenile Court, 4353 E Vineyard Ave, Oxnard, CA 93036, (805) 639-5010.
Public Records Request (PRA)
* Upon request, the Ventura Police Department provides Arrest Log Information pursuant to Government Code 6254(f)(1). Arrests deemed a 'detention only' pursuant to Penal Code 849(b)(1) are excluded.
For more information about our Records Unit, please contact Interim Records Manager Paulette Halverson, 805-339-4414 or [email protected]