Records and Identification (R&I) Division is a critical 24-hour, seven-day a week support function of the Department, providing records and information management systems and state-of-the-art identification services and technologies. The R&I Division coordinates the Department’s records retention program and is responsible for compiling, maintaining, and disseminating copies of Department records concerning crimes, arrests, pawned articles, traffic, property, firearms, securities, vehicles, boats and missing persons to law enforcement agencies, authorized outside agencies and citizens. The Division is also responsible for positively identifying all arrestees and monitoring the Los Angeles Automated Fingerprint Identification System.
Effective March 27, 2020, the R&I public counter located at the Police Administration Building, Room P1-137, will be closed to the public. Please email us at WC-RI@lapd.online, or give us a call Monday – Thursday, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm, at 213-486-8300. Please be sure to provide a good email address or phone number so that we can respond to you.
Repossession Receipts can be purchased here online 24/7.
The R&I Division is not authorized to release Arrest Reports to Suspect nor does it provide Crime or Traffic Reports at the Public Counter. Requests for Crime or Traffic Reports are accepted via mail at:
Los Angeles Police Department
ATTN: R&I Division Watch Commander
P.O. Box 30158
Los Angeles, CA 90030
Additional Information from the Records and Identification Division:
Fees are subject to change by the Police Commission on an annual basis, starting July 1st of each Fiscal Year.