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Records Requests

Anyone interested in obtaining copies of police reports, accident reports, squad video, or other public records are asked to either call our main line at 608-786-0407 during normal business hours or e-mail your request.

In order to efficiently process your request, please have as much information available as possible. Items that are helpful may include victim’s name, suspect’s name, case #, date of incident, and type of report you are requesting.

A Driver Privacy Protection Act (DPPA) form will be required for most open records requests. Either complete the online version below or download the PDF version to print and fill-out, then either drop it off or mail it to us. The information you provide is for Police use only. 

Public Records Request Fee Schedule

“An authority may impose a fee upon the requester of a copy of a record which may not exceed the actual, necessary and direct cost of reproduction and transcription of the record, unless a fee is otherwise specifically established or authorized to be established by law.” Wis. Stat. § 19.35(3)(a).

An authority may require prepayment of any fee imposed if the total amount exceeds $5.”

Driver Privacy Protection Act (DPPA) Permissible Use Form

Fill out the form below to request information. You may also download the PDF version to print and fill-out, then either drop it off or mail it to us. The information you provide is for Police use only. 

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Village 0f West Salem

175 Leonard St S., West Salem WI 54669
Phone: 608-786-1858
Fax: 608-786-1988
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:45 pm
(Outside drop box available 24 / 7)

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