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Public Records Requests

Many public records (ordinances, minutes, contracts) may be accessed online for free at the City's Laserfiche website and many public meetings may be viewed for free at WGTV's website.

Free electronic access to the City's budget information is available at the Indiana Gateway for Governmental Units portal.  See also the Electronic Municipal Market website.

Police Accident Reports can be purchased at the Richmond Police Station, located on the lower level first floor of the City Building, for a cost of $8.00 per report in accordance with Richmond City Ordinance No. 59-2007.  Additionally, Accident Reports can be purchased online at the Buycrash website for a cost of $12.00 per report.  You may also visit the Police Department's Neighborhood Mapping website for free access to up-to-date accident details (including other details and trends for various incidents in your community).

Other helpful websites in connection with reported incidents include the Richmond Police Department Media and Incident Report website (search by date format MM/DD/YYYY), the Wayne County 911 Emergency Communications Department website, and the Doxpop website for public access court information. 

Otherwise, all public records requests must be submitted on this form to the Richmond Law Department, 50 North 5th Street, Richmond, Indiana, 47374 (fax number 765-983-7365).  Please be advised that all public records requests must identify with reasonable particularity what document you seek.  All records must be paid for in advance (see Richmond City Ordinance No. 59-2010) prior to the release of any copies.  The City is not required to respond to general requests for information.

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