Administrative Division 

The Records Division is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Beginning Monday, October 2, 2023, Tuesday and Thursday hours will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


What can we provide to you?

  • BCPD arrest records checks
  • DNA collection
  • Gun permit/registration
  • LiveScan fingerprinting
  • Notary services
  • UD-10 traffic accident reports
Please note: If you wish to request any police reports or public documents other than traffic accident reports you must contact the City Clerk's Office to file a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. 
Learn more at the Clerk's web page, linked here.
You can also complete a FOIA request on the city's website, linked here.


All services, reports, and fees are subject to change without notice.

  1. Police Reports
  2. Fingerprinting
  3. Gun Registration
  4. Arrest Records
  5. Concealed Weapons
  6. Notary
  7. DNA

Police reports

Traffic accident reports can be obtained in a variety of ways:

  • Fax: 269-966-3636
  • In person:
    34 N. Division Street
    Battle Creek, MI 49014
  • United States mail at the Police Department Management Services Division for a $10 fee 

In accordance with Public Act 218 of 2013, all requests for accidents that are less than 30 days old can only be obtained when a completed Accident Waiver is received.

All other types of reports, report attachments, and photographs must be requested from the City Clerk's Office at City Hall, through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). 
Contact the clerk's office at 269-966-3348 or send written records requests via email.