The Records Division is responsible for all clerical duties surrounding the law enforcement functions of the Grand Traverse Sheriff's Office and the Traverse City Police Department. These duties include the processing and retention of all police reports, processing and retaining accident reports, processing gun permits, and assisting the public with their various day to day needs.
Additionally, the Records Division is responsible for processing Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA) requests. FOIA is an act that allows for public inspection of governmental activity. The act allows for the release of certain information to a person subsequent to a request for the information. If you would like to receive a copy of a police report or other information contained within the Records Division, you should submit a request for that information to the Records Division. Specific information may be needed to locate the information requested such as a police report number, names of involved parties, and the date of the activity.