Questions (FAQ)

Records FAQs

How do I put my Child Custody or Restraining Order on file?

You can do so by dropping off a copy at the Fresno Sheriff's Office Headquarters Records window. Your court order must be certified and signed by a judge. There is no fee for this service. If a copy has to be made by Records staff you will be charged a copy service fee.

How do I find out if someone has a warrant?

You can call 559 488-3993. You will need to provide the operator with the subject's full name and a date of birth. We will only provide court case number, court, date of issue and bail. We can only check for warrants issued out of Fresno County.

How do I obtain a Sheriff's letter of clearance for immigration or visa purposes?

You can request a Sheriff's letter of clearance at the Fresno Sheriff's Office Headquarters Records window located at 2200 Fresno St, Fresno, CA 93721, during business hours Mon-Fri 9am to 4:00pm.

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How much will it cost? How can you pay for it?

Please see master fee schedule. Forms of payment accepted are cash, money order, business and cashier’s checks.

How do I obtain a copy of a police report?

You can request a copy of a police report at the Fresno Sheriff's Office Headquarters Records window located at 2200 Fresno St, Fresno, CA 93721, during business hours Mon-Fri 9am to 4:00pm.

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Who can obtain a copy of a police report?

To obtain a copy of a traffic accident, you must be listed as the driver, passenger, or an authorized agent/representative of the people listed in the report or someone filing the claim.

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How do I get a copy of a crime report?

There are some restrictions that may apply, but if the report is available, you should contact the Records Unit at 559-488-3068 or visit our Administration Office at 2200 Fresno Street, Fresno, Calif. Office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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