The Records Division of the Barnstable Police Department maintains all police records and reports. The Records Department also assists members of the public with requests for obtaining public records; such records include police reports, accidents reports, and incident reports. Please note that not all records maintained by Barnstable Police Department are public records. The Records Division follows in accordance with guidelines set forth by the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. For further information on Massachusetts Public Records Law please visit:
The Barnstable Police Department Records Department is located on the second floor of our facility located at:
1200 Phinney’s Lane
The hours of operation for the Records Department are: Monday through Friday – 8:00AM – 4:00PM
Please note that the hours to apply for a firearms license, taxi license or fingerprint request are restricted. Please view firearms and FAQ’s (taxi and fingerprint) for hours of operation.
Fees for Reports:
Accident reports: $0.05 per page
Incident reports: $0.05 per page
We only accept cash or checks payable to the Town of Barnstable.
Records Staff Members are:
LOST AND FOUND
Lost items can be reported by phone 508.775.5466, or in person at the main desk at the Barnstable Police Department. Found items need to be brought to the Police Department for processing as soon as possible. Our policy states that items not recovered within one (1) year and one (1) day will be sent to auction.