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Records & Incident Reports

For any other type of report, you will need to come in person to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office located at:

400 First Street
Hillsboro, MO 63050

You will need a valid Photo ID. There is a minimum fee of $5.00 for each copy of a report you request. That fee must be paid in exact change or by check. We do not accept debit/credit cards and we cannot make change at the front window.

Reports usually take between 10-14 BUSINESS days before they are approved and can be released.

For questions about a report or to check the status of a report, please call (636) 797-5018.

If you are listed as a suspect in the report, the report cannot be released to you. The report will have to be obtained by an attorney through a subpoena.

If the report involves a Juvenile suspect, the report cannot be released. You will have to contact the Jefferson County Juvenile Office at (636) 797-5350 about obtaining a copy of the report.

How do I request a copy of an incident report?

Option One:

  1. Download and Print out the Incident Request Form
  2. Bring it into the Sheriff's Office with your payment.
  3. The Sheriff's Office may 10 - 14 business days to process your request.
  4. Once your report is processed, you will be notified to come in to pick up the report.

Option Two:

  1. Register for an account
  2. Fill out the Incident Request form online
  3. Once your request is processed, you will be notified to come in to pick up the report.