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Record Requests

Record requests to the Vermont State Police must be submitted in writing or online. The Vermont State Police will evaluate each request on an individual basis and in accordance with the Vermont Access to Public Records Act; Title 1, Chapter 5, Subchapter 3 of the Vermont Statues Annotated. The statute also includes specific exemptions for records from public inspection; set forth in 1 V.S.A. § 317.

Executive Branch agencies are required by law to log all Public Records Act Requests and related information in the Public Records Request System database. The database is posted on the Agency of Administration (AOA)’s website and is available to the public at:

Case Number

To request a Vermont State Police Record, be sure that you have the corresponding case number about which you inquire. If you do not have the case number, contact the local Vermont State Police barracks that handled the case.  The case number is also included in all VSP press releases.


The fee for the police records are as follows, as set forth by 20 V.S.A. § 1815. If there are additional costs associated with your request for extracting and compiling records, as set forth by the Vermont Secretary of State, we will contact you to discuss. Payment will be returned for reports which are not released.

  • Police Report: $20.00
  • Photo CD: $20.00
  • Video: $45.00
  • Audio Recording: $45.00
  • Other Fees: Secretary of State

Online Record Request

To request a police report or other public record online, you will need:

  • VSP case number
  • Date of the Incident
  • Name of all parties involved
  • Type of incident
  • Valid Email Address
  • Credit Card for Payment 

Record Request by Mail

To request a police report or other public record by mail, you will need:

  • Record Request Form
  • VSP case number
  • Date of the incident
  • Name of all parties involved
  • Type of incident
  • Check payable to the VT Dept. of Public Safety

Mail your request to:

Vermont State Police
Attn: Record Request
45 State Drive
Waterbury, VT 05671-1300

Crash Reports

Crash reports are supplied by the Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). Please complete a Vermont DMV Record Request and mail your request to:

Department of Motor Vehicles
Driver Improvement Unit
120 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05603

A crash report includes the police report of the motor vehicle crash; which are available 30 days from the date of the collision. For questions, contact the DMV directly at 802-828-2000.

Record Custodian

If you have an existing record request or your questions has not been answered above, please contact the Record Custodian at 802-241-5351.


If your record request was denied, you may appeal the decision, in writing, to:

Department of Public Safety Commissioner
Attn: Record Request Appeal
45 State Drive
Waterbury, Vermont 05671-1300

Public Information Officer

Public Information Officer, Adam SilvermanPIO Adam Silverman
45 State Drive
Waterbury, VT 05671