Effective Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 all lobby requests for public requests will need to be completed on a formal records request form. It will then need to be placed it in the box labeled COMPLETED RECORDS REQUEST in the police department lobby. The request will be completed in approximately 7 to 10 business days from the date it is approved for release. Upon completion of the request, the requester will be contacted via phone to notify them of the total cost of the report request and when they may pick it up.
The Police Records Section serves as the central repository for official police reports generated by calls for service made to the department, including Animal Control reports. Requests for other public information within the department are also processed through the Records Section. Monthly statistical reports, which are sent to the FBI for tracking crime, are also completed through records.
Citizens wishing to obtain a copy of a police report may request one in person or by mail. Victims of a criminal offense may receive one free copy of a report in which they are listed as the victim (this does not include video / audio tapes or photos).
ARS 13-4401.19 defines victim as a person against whom the criminal offense has been committed, or if the person is killed or incapacitated, the person's spouse, parent, child, or other lawful representative, except if the person is in custody for the offense or is accused.
For others, the copy fee for police reports is $7.50 for the first 25 pages, and 50¢ per page thereafter. Other fees are as follows:
- Collision / Accident Reports: $10
- Digital photos: $5 per CD
- 911 Recordings: $5 per CD
- Audio / video interviews: $5 per CD
- Dash camera videos: $10 per USB flash drive
- Fingerprints (up to 3 cards and you must provide your own cards): $5
- Vehicle Impound ARS 28-3511: $150
- Animal Control fees: Please visit the Animal Control page
Processing a Records Request
To process a records request, please use the Records Request Form and provide a report number (if available), date, time, and location of the incident, or name(s) of the person(s) involved. Requests for copies may take 7 to 10 business days or more to process, depending on the nature of the incident and if the case is still under investigation.
Requests may be dropped off or mailed to the Eloy Police Department Records Division at 630 N. Main St Eloy, AZ 85131. Requests can also be faxed to 520-466-3159 or emailed Yvette Rodriguez . Telephonic requests are NOT accepted. For requests via mail; We do not accept cash.
Please make checks payable to: Eloy Police Department. For all other requests payments will be made at the City of Eloy Finance Department where all forms of payment are accepted.
**Please note a different form is required when requesting records other than police department records. Please visit the City's public record's request page.
Traffic Collision Reports
The Eloy Police Department has partnered with BuyCrash to provide collision reports online for your convenience and secure access. You must have the case number, the date of collision, and a valid credit card. To access your report for download please visit the BuyCrash website.
Fatal collisions and DUI collisions are not available at BuyCrash but may be obtained through the Records Department.