Public Records

In the State of Wisconsin, access to government records is governed by Subchapter II of Chapter 19 of the Wisconsin Statutes. Additionally, information contained within the reports may be governed by federal laws, specifically 18 U.S.C. § 2721(c), a federal privacy law commonly referred to as the Drivers Privacy Protection Act.  Anyone requesting a report from the police department may receive a report which contains redacted information (information blacked out). See the section below on Personal Information to obtain a full report without redacted information.

  1. Police Reports
  2. Crash Reports
  3. Personal Information
  4. Juvenile Records
  5. Fee Schedule
  6. Clearance Letter

Copies of police incident reports can be obtained from the Fox Point Police Department. To obtain reports, you may be asked to complete the Open Records Request Form in order to assist us in locating your record and fulfilling your request in a timely manner. Once completed, the form can be mailed, e-mailed, or dropped off in person. Fees may apply for open records requests. Walk-in and phone requests for records are handled on a workload priority basis. 

It is not necessary to disclose your purpose for requesting a record or your identity (with exceptions). What is important is that you narrow your search criteria for a record of interest. For example: Providing a date, time, and type of record will in most cases expedite the return of the record. Vague requests or requests that are not narrow in scope may be rejected.

Records Request Form

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