Police Department Services

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Records Division

The Records Division is open Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, excluding weekends and holidays. Copies of police reports are available from the Police Department per the terms of the California Public Records Act and Section 6254 f of the California Government Code. Copies of reports must be obtained (with photo ID) during Winters Police Department business office hours.

Please be advised that not all police reports are available for immediate release. For additional information, please contact the Records Division by phone at (530) 794-6720 or by email at wipd.records@winterspolice.org.

For a full list of services provided by our records department (including questions about parking citations, livescan fingerprinting appointments, or ABC licenses), please click HERE.

fingerprint supplies

Property and Evidence Division

Property is released by appointment only. To make an appointment or for questions regarding property or evidence retained by the Winter Police Department please contact the Property Officer at (530) 794-6725.

Property seized by the Police Department, is under the protection of the Police Department. It is your responsibility to contact the Property Officer as soon as possible if you wish to claim your property. To ensure safety, medical and marijuana property will not be released to owners without a court order and firearms will not be released without a completed Department of Justice firearms eligibility check.  If you need assistance, or a special circumstance/need arises, please contact the Property Officer.

For questions regarding property, evidence or lost items please visit our Property/Evidence Division by clicking HERE.