Open Records

Accident Reports
Accident reports are usually available after 5-10 working days by the following means:

  • Email your request (we can send the accident report back to you as an email attachment at no charge) 
    • Include your name & contact information, driver's name, date of accident, approximate time and location of accident
  • Appear in Person : Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Excluding Holidays)
Ozaukee Justice Center
Sheriff's Department
1201 S. Spring St.
Port Washington, WI 53074

  • Mail Request: 
    Ozaukee County Sheriff
    P.O. Box 245
    Port Washington, WI 53074-0245
    Attn: Accident Report Request

    If you are requesting a copy in person or by mail, to avoid being invoiced you may include the following:
    • Check or Money Order for $1
    • Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope
    • Include Drivers Name, Date of Accident, Approximate Time and Location of Accident
    • Your Date of Birth and Driver's License Number
Open Records Request
For copies of Ozaukee County Sheriff’s Office records:

  • Appear in Person : Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Excluding Holidays)
Ozaukee Justice Center
Sheriff's Department
1201 S. Spring St.
Room 104
Port Washington, WI 53074

  • Mail Completed Form: 
    Ozaukee County Sheriff
    P.O. Box 245
    Port Washington, WI 53074-0245
    Attn: Accident Report Request
  • Fax request to 262-284-8490 - Attn: Open Records Request
  • Email: Complete & print the Open Records Request Form found below and email it as an attachment.
Please note: Ozaukee Sheriff will not fax or e-mail any incident-based records releases.

Fees / Response
Review the fee schedule. Payment is due upon the receipt of the records. Fees in excess of $5 will require prepayment. The Sheriff’s Office may take up to 10 days to respond to a record request. Request for photographs and video tapes may take a minimum of 14 days to reproduce.

If you have questions concerning release of records from the Ozaukee County Sherriff’s Office, please call 262-284-8437.

Forms
Wisconsin DOT Records
For Driver’s License records or Vehicle Registration records, you must contact the WI DOT at www.dot.wi.gov

Wisconsin DOT
Driver Records Files
P.O. Box 7918
Madison, WI 53707-7918

Wisconsin DOT has a fee schedule for their record checks. If you have any questions concerning the release of Wisconsin DOT Records, call 608-266-2353.

Criminal History Checks
For Criminal History Records, you must complete a Criminal History Record Request Form and mail it to:
Crime Information Bureau
Record Check Unit
P.O. Box 2688
Madison, WI 53701-2688

The Wisconsin CIB has a fee schedule for their record checks. If you have any questions concerning the release of Wisconsin CIB records, call 608-266-5764.
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