Request Records Online

Under Wisconsin Open Records Law, records generated by the UW-Madison Police Department may be subject to release. Please fill out the form below to complete your request. The department processes and releases all records in a reasonable and timely manner, in compliance with the State of Wisconsin’s open records laws. We will notify the requester when the request has been completed.

PLEASE NOTE: Police reports can be requested AFTER an initial appearance has happened within that case. Police reports include all documents, video, audio, or any documentation related to your case.


  • For printed copies of records, 25¢ per page
  • DVDs (audio/video/photos): $16.00
  • Search fees may apply for larger records requests

UWPD will quote the total cost of the transaction at the time of the request. All associated costs may be paid via check, money order, or cash — payment is REQUIRED before records are released to you. At this time, UWPD does not accept credit card payments.

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What are you requesting?

In addition to completing all fields in this form, please describe the record(s) you're requesting. Please be as specific as possible -- provide identifying details (names, dates of birth, etc.)

Requests may also be submitted by phone at (608) 262-4332 or by email at In addition, requests may also be made in person at:

UW-Madison Police Department
1429 Monroe Street
Madison, WI  53711