Administration Bureau - Records Division

The Records Division falls under our Administration Bureau which provides direct support to the Custody and Enforcement Operations Bureaus. The Administration Bureau has several other Divisions: Fiscal Division, Workers' Comp/Human Resources, Civil Division and Forensic Services.

The Records Division provides a variety of support services to the various Bureaus of the Sheriff’s Office and to all law enforcement agencies in Monterey County on a 24-hour, 7-day a week basis. The Records Division is located in the Sheriff's Public Safety Building in Salinas.

Crime / Incident Reports - Copies of reports may be requested with the Request for Release of Information or Solicitud Para Obtener Información. Fax requests to (831) 755-3810 or mail to 1414 Natividad Road, Salinas, CA 93906. For any questions, please call (831) 755-3700.

Clearance Letters - Letters may be requested with the Request for Local Criminal History Check or Solicitud Para Chequeo Criminal del Condado de Monterey. Request may be mailed to 1414 Natividad Road, Salinas, CA 93906. A $52.00 non-refundable fee is required at the time the request is submitted. A valid California or United States identification card is also required. For any questions, please call (831) 755-3700.

Live Scan Applicant Fingerprinting - Appointments are required and are available Monday through Friday (holidays excepted) from 8:45 AM to 3:45 PM. The cost is $20.00, and applicant must bring Live Scan form. For an appointment or any questions, please call (831) 755-3700.

Vehicle Releases - Vehicle releases are available 24 hours a day. The release fee is $82.00. The following items are required for release: valid registration of the legal or registered owner, valid driver's license of the legal or registered owner, or a valid driver's license of a designated driver. For any questions, please call (831) 755-3700.

Arrest Records - All booking records for Monterey County are maintained in the Records Division. Release of booking records is limited. For any questions, please call (831) 755-3700.

Warrants - All criminal, traffic, and juvenile warrants issued in Monterey County are maintained in the Records Division. Release of warrant information is limited. For any questions, please call (831) 755-3700.