An individual has a right to purchase public records related to their arrest. Below is information on how to do that.
Copies of police reports are available from the Harbor Police Records Division. There is a $4.00 processing fee for each report copy provided. The necessary application for requesting a police report can be obtained in person at Harbor Police Headquarters or can be downloaded below.
Reports involving an arrest can only be released by mail. All other reports can be mailed or picked up in person at Harbor Police Headquarters. To receive a report by mail, complete the application and either mail it or deliver it to the Harbor Police Records Division (address at left) along with a self addressed, stamped envelope and check or money order ($4.00 for each report) made out to the Port of San Diego (no cash please).
Please Note: Copies of police reports are available only to those parties involved in an incident.
|Certified Copy of Police Report||$4.00|
|Color Photographs||$5.00 for 1st photo|
$2.00 for each additional photo
|Subpoena Duces Tecum||$15.00|
- Business Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Closed Saturday, Sunday and holidays)
- Police reports may be picked up in person, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (closed on alternate Fridays)
Police reports may be requested by mail. Reports will not be emailed or faxed.
Send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to:
- San Diego Harbor Police
3380 N. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
(When requesting a report by mail, include a short note requesting the report number. If paying by check, make the check payable to the Port of San Diego.)