About Us

Welcome to the Chino Police Department Records Unit. The Records Unit processes, files and maintains all reports and records created by the Chino Police Department and is often your first contact when entering or calling the Police Department for non-emergency matters. The mission of the Records Unit is to ensure the security and integrity of department records and to provide information and assistance in a courteous, responsive and professional manner.

Each year, the Records Unit processes over 30,000 reports, citations and related documents; responds to over 4,000 public records requests; and prepares and submits the Department’s Uniform Crime Reports to the California Department of Justice. In addition to managing the day-to-day record keeping functions of the Department, our team of professionals also provides the following services:

  • Preparation and filing of case files to the Court system and District Attorney’s Office;
  • Processing of Towed/Impounded vehicle releases;
  • Registrant processing;
  • Live Scan services;
  • Entering data relevant to missing persons, stolen/impounded vehicles and restraining orders into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) database; and
  • Providing general information on public safety related matters to the public.

 Public counter services include:

  • Filing certain police reports such as but not limited to lost or found property, ID theft, petty theft (theft valued at less than $950) and vandalism (under $950);
  • Releasing stored vehicles to registered owners; and

Releasing copies of reports to authorized persons.