Riverside Police Department

Records Bureau

Front CountersThe Riverside Police Department's Records Bureau.

We now have two operational front counters staffed with Police Records Specialists to assist the public. The stations are located at 4102 Orange St, Riverside, CA 92501 and 10540 Magnolia Ave. Ste B, Riverside, CA 92505.

Public counter services include:

  • Writing non-emergency police reports
  • Inspecting and signing off vehicle correction citations

  • Releasing stored vehicles to registered owners

  • Releasing copies of reports to authorized persons

  • Assisting citizens with their concerns


Reports that may be filed in person at the Front Counter, or over the telephone, include:

  • Court Order violations

  • Vehicle burglaries where the following criteria is met:

    • No suspect information

    • No evidence exists

    • Value of less than $10,000

  • Petty Theft - Value less than $950

  • Grand Theft - Value greater than $950 but limited to $10,000

  • Rental Vehicle Embezzlements - Must bring all available paperwork

  • False Impersonations - (only handled at 4102 Orange St.)

  • Defrauding an Innkeeper - Food/Restaurants only

  • Runaway reports

  • Missing person reports

  • Shoplifting - No one in custody

  • Vandalisms (Under $950) / Tagging

  • Annoying / Harassing telephone calls

  • Vehicle Tampering

  • Non-Injury hit and run collisions

  • Lost or Found Property

  • Threats where there is no immediate danger or against government officials, or domestic violence

  • Suspicious circumstances - documentation of non-crimes


The Police Records Specialists also enter data relevant to missing persons, stolen vehicles, or restraining orders into the California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (CLETS). Further, Police Record Specialists process payments for Livescan fingerprinting services, licenses, and permits. 

Livescan Services

Appointments for Livescan (electronic) fingerprints for the public can be made by calling (951) 826-5700 - Option #2. Appointments are scheduled on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at both the Orange St. and Magnolia Avenue Stations. You must have a Livescan Application Form provided by the agency or organization requiring your fingerprints.  The form should provide an ORI # and Billing Code and must be completely filled out prior to your fingerprint appointment. Your fingerprints will be electronically processed to the State of California and/or Federal Bureau of Investigations. Children are not allowed in the processing areas and cannot be left unattended in the police lobbies.

The Police Department charges a $10 fee for fingerprinting. Additional fees may be charged to the agency/ organization requesting the fingerprints and will be billed directly to them.

Chief of Police Sergio G. Diaz

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Records Information
General Information Phone:
(951)826-5700

Stations:

4102 Orange St
Riverside, CA 92501

10540 Magnolia Av
Riverside, CA 92505
Station Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00am - 5:00pm
Closed Weekends and Holidays

For Non-Emergencies
Call 951-354-2007
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