Today: August 8, 2020

Upcoming Events

4:00 pm Community / Economic Development / Parks & Recreation Committee @ Municipal Building
Community / Economic Development… @ Municipal Building
Aug 11 @ 4:00 pm
Meetings of City Council will remain accessible to the public via live stream on the City’s website (  and City Facebook page ( as well [...]
6:00 pm Pre-Council Meeting @ Municipal Building
Pre-Council Meeting @ Municipal Building
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The City Council meeting will remain as scheduled. However, due to the directives surrounding COVID – 19, it is highly recommended the public view the [...]
7:00 pm Council Meeting @ Municipal Building
Council Meeting @ Municipal Building
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm
The Ashtabula City Council will hold a Council Meeting, using Zoom Teleconference, in accordance with the Ashtabula Municipal Charter Section 10 titled “TIME OF MEETING; [...]

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Records Bureau

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Ashtabula City Police Department Records Bureau
110 West 44th Street, Ashtabula, OH 44004
Telephone: (440) 992-7144
Fax: (440) 998-4523
Records Clerk/Terminal Agency Coordinator (TAC): Jim Oatman
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CLOSED HOLIDAYS.

Police Reports may be obtained using the link on the main Police Department page. Police report requests may also be made by fax, e-mail or by written correspondence.Please mail your request to Ashtabula City Police Records Bureau, 110 West 44th Street, Ashtabula, Ohio 44004.  Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.  There will be no charge for Police report copies unless request exceeds 20 pages which will incur a charge of five cents ($.05) per page.

The Records Clerk is pleased to answer any questions pertaining to requests for records, in accordance with the Ohio Public Records Act.  While there are many different circumstances that may prevent a request from being filled, the following lists are the most common:

  • Pending litigation
  • Under investigation
  • Confidential law enforcement records
  • Uncharged suspects
  • Juvenile information.

The Records Clerk will reveal arrest information of an individual arrested by the Ashtabula City Police Department only, at no cost.

For information on how an individual’s Criminal History may be obtained, please contact the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation in London, Ohio, at 1-740-845-2000.

The Records Bureau no longer provides Civilian Fingerprinting. Please contact the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation in London, Ohio, at 1-740-845-2000.