Welcome to the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office Open Records page. We are located at:
Open Records Division
949 North 9th Street
CJF - Room G-1
Milwaukee, WI 53233
414.223.1267 – Fax
The Open Records Division maintains and distributes public records for the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office, including the Milwaukee County Jail. Requests are accepted via e-mail, in person, U.S.mail or fax. Records include (but are not limited to) citations, incident reports, crash reports, photos, squad video, 911 call recordings and criminal history information pertaining to the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office only.
Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Click here for Open Records request form
To obtain a copy of a crash report: http://county.milwaukee.gov/OfficeoftheSheriff7719/Accident-Report-Lookup.htm
*PLEASE NOTE: EFFECTIVE AUGUST 15, 2016 - THE FEE FOR CRASH REPORTS WILL INCREASE TO $6.00.
For a comprehensive criminal history background check or to request a "police certificate",
"statement of good conduct" or a certified copy of a record check from the State of Wisconsin: https://wi-recordcheck.org/
WI Open Records Law Wisconsin Stat. § 19.31 – 19.39 (originally passed as Wisconsin Chapter 335, Laws of 1981)