The Loveland Police Department has developed policies and procedures regarding the release of reports that are in compliance with both legislative and case law, balancing public disclosure with privacy rights. Colorado state law and the Loveland Police Department regulates who may receive copies of cases depending on a variety of circumstances such as (but not limited to) the type of report, status of the investigation, involvement in the report, and ages of individuals involved in the report. In some instances, your copy of the report may have certain information blacked out depending on the disposition of the case or the persons involved.
Traffic accident reports are generally available three working days after the incident has been reported. Other reports are generally available fourteen days after the incident.
The fee schedule is as follows:
** Case Reports, Calls for Service, Other Records: Copy cost 1-20 pages - no charge; 21 pages and over - $5 plus .25 per page. Plus: Research, retrieval, redaction, creation fee (after first 15 minutes) - $35 per hour, minimum of one quarter hour. A 50% non-refundable deposit is required at the time of request based on an estimation of copy cost and time required.
** CD/DVD - Photos, Dispatch Recordings, Videos: $15 per CD/DVD in advance. (Dispatch recordings are available for one year plus current month.)
To request a copy of a police report you need to provide any pertinent information including names, dates, locations and case number if known. You may request this information by completing the Records Request form and return it via fax or email (fax number and email address listed at the top of the form) or mail it along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope to 810 E 10th St. Suite 100, Loveland, CO, 80537. Please be sure to sign your name in the signature field and include the date.
If you mail, email, or fax your request, it takes approximately 3 business days from receipt of request to process the report. If you come to the Loveland Police Department your request can often be processed within 15 minutes of arrival. Traffic accident reports are generally available three working days after the incident has been reported. Other reports are generally available fourteen days after the incident.
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Please note that names, addresses, telephone numbers and any other information contained in any police report may not be used for the purposes of soliciting business for pecuniary gain. CRS 24-72-305.5
If you have additional questions on obtaining copies of police reports, please call 970-962-2267. If you get voicemail, please leave your name, phone number and brief message and a Records Specialist will return your call.