Sheriff's Department

Open Records

Open Records Request

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 email, 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. The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office is governed by the Wisconsin public records law.


821 W. State St. Rm 102
Milwaukee, WI 53233

Hours: Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Phone: (414) 226-7085

Fax: (414) 223-1267


You can request information available under the Wisconsin Open Records Law online or via a fillable form.

The button below takes you to a request form that is completed online. Once the submit button is pressed the request is emailed to the Open Records staff.

The second method for requesting open records information uses a PDF that is fillable. It should be completed, printed and mailed or emailed to open records.

MCSO Open Records Request Form

Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office

Request for Records


Under Wisconsin Open Records Law – Chapter 335 – Laws of 1981


Requestor’s Name 

Requestor’s Company or Organization            


City      State        Zip Code

Telephone Number     Email 

Specific Records Requested:


Pursuant to Chapter 335 – Laws of 1981, Requestor need not provide name and address, but it will facilitate the needs of the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office.

Milwaukee County Sheriff Badge


821 W. State St., Room 107
Milwaukee, WI 53233

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