Records Bureau

The Records Bureau maintains all of the files for the police department, enters reports and crime data into computer databases, assists the public with obtaining copies of police reports, and serves as a first contact point for persons entering the department.  You can reach the records bureau by calling 1-269-683-0123 or by email at

Police Records

The Records Bureau of the Niles Police Department charges a fee for the following services:

  • Freedom of Information (FOIA) Request Form: Complete & Submit to
  • Fingerprints ( Monday-Friday only)
  • Background Check
  • Gun Permit Application
  • Notary Service
  • Accident Reports: available at the department and online here.

The Records Bureau is open Monday through Thursday from 7:30am to 5:30pm,  and Fridays 7:30am to 11:30am.