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We charge for a copy of an accident report and for the first page of an incident report. Additional pages are $0.50 each.
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Our primary location is at 919 Port Street, St. Joseph, Michigan. The lobby hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The phone number is 269-983-7141, extension 7211.
The Niles Sub-station office is located at 1205 North Front Street, Niles, Michigan 49120.
The Records Bureau at the Sheriff's Office is closed on all County holidays. We apologize for your inconvenience.
Yes, go to http://www.paypoliceticket.com/ and follow the instructions there.
Fingerprints for Concealed Carry Weapons applications will not be done on Mondays. All other fingerprints are taken Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. through 4 p.m. There is a fee for fingerprints. If the prints are to be sent to the State of Michigan, there is an additional fee. If the prints are required to go to the FBI, there is an additional $0.25 fee.
Only the subject of the arrest record may get copies of their record, unless they authorize someone else specifically to obtain the records. Authorization must be written and notarized and the person authorized must have picture identification.
The best way to find this information is to contact the courts directly. Because we cannot verify identity over the telephone, we can't release the information if you call. If you come to Records in person, we are required to notify a deputy, and you may be arrested.