General InformationThe Police Department Records Division is staffed by six records technicians, one property and evidence technician, and one senior records technician. The division is managed by the Records Manager and Administrative Captain.
The Records Division is responsible for the processing and management of all Police Department records such as crime and accident reports, warrants, traffic citations, and subpoenas.
Police ReportsIn our continuing effort to improve the processing and delivery of traffic accident reports, LexisNexis will be managing and distributing these types of reports for our department via the internet. To obtain a copy of a traffic accident report, please click on the following link LexisNexis.
All other police report copies may be requested by completing a Report Request Form . The cost for a report is $.10 per page. Print out the Report Request Form, fill it out, and return it to the Police Department either in person or by mail:
If your vehicle has been stored or impounded by the Gilroy Police Department, you must obtain a vehicle release prior to retrieving your vehicle at the tow yard.
Any vehicle release requires proof of valid registration and a valid driver’s license. If the registered owner does not have a valid driver’s license, they must be accompanied by an individual that can show proof of a valid driver’s license.
Fingerprinting ServicesGilroy Police Department does not provide fingerprinting services for the public. If you need to have fingerprinting done for employment, volunteer service, or permitting and licenses, you can obtain a list of providers and their fees through the California office of the Attorney General at https://oag.ca.gov/fingerprints/locations
Ride-AlongsIf you are interested in a ride-a-long, please come in and fill out a Ride-A-Long Application. After passing a brief records check, you will be scheduled for a ride-a-long with a Gilroy Police Officer. For further information, please call the records division at (408) 846-0300.
Bicycle LicensingBicycle licenses can be obtained at the Police Department Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.. You will need to either bring the bicycle or fill out the Bicycle Registration form with the serial number, make, model, number of speeds and size. There is no charge. Please call 408-846-0300 with any question.
Parking TicketsParking tickets can be paid over the phone at 1-800-535-2421 or by mail: enclose your check or money order payable to the City of Gilroy, and mail to:
C/O Parking Citation Service Center
P.O. Box 11923
Santa Ana, CA 92711.
To avoid a late fee, payment must be postmarked within 21 days of citation issue date. Please write the citation number on the check or money order. The Gilroy Police Department does not accept payments for parking tickets.