The unit is staffed with 4 records specialists. A Support Services Lieutenant also provides assistance. 


Fingerprinting is provided for all applicants for jobs, permits or licensing, except immigration and naturalization requests. Those services are provided at federal agencies in Seattle. Fingerprinting service is available BY APPOINTMENT ONLY during the hours of 8 AM - 12 PM and 2 PM - 4 PM. Please call 360-473-5220 to make an appointment. 

Traffic Reports

Copies of traffic reports are provided if your name appears on the report (witness, victim, or owner) or upon verification that you are the registered legal owner of the vehicle or vehicles involved.

Incident Reports

Copies of incident reports are provided upon completion of the public disclosure request forms. This includes witnesses, victims or suspects. The public disclosure request for information requires an interim response with in 5 days. The appropriate Revised Code of Washington (RCW) will be cited when requests are denied.

Background Checks

Background checks are provided for clearance or employment requests from any citizen, any level of government or agency, and commercial or private business. Requests must include both the correct date of birth and complete name (no exceptions). Local records management systems are used to check and verify requests.

Fix-It Tickets

Fix-it tickets are cleared at the walk up front counter when law enforcement staff is available.

Property Pickup

Property pickup is available only after release requests are properly processed through the Crime Scenes and property staff. Property staff set the appointment pick up times only for Monday, Wednesday or Friday. Proper picture identification is required to receipt for the property.

Concealed Pistol

Concealed pistol licenses may be obtained after completing an application, processing a background check and fingerprinting. At this time, new Concealed Pistol License Applications are processed BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. For Concealed Pistol License RENEWALS ONLY, click here.

Public Disclosure Information, Procedures & Form

Public Disclosure and the release of information are processed according to the Revised Code of Washington (RCW). For online requests, please visit the Bremerton Public Records Request Form. For written requests, download the Public Disclosure Request form (PDF) and fill it out. Return the completed form to the Records Unit.

Fee Schedule

  • Incident Reports: No charge for 1st 50 pages, $0.15 per page after
  • Traffic Accident
    • State Forms: No charge
    • Supplemental Sheets: No charge for 1st 50 pages, $0.15 per page after
  • Criminal History Check: $10
  • Fingerprints
    • First Card: $10
    • Each Additional Card: $10
  • Photo Prints: (Per set when in possession of the department): Actual cost of processing
  • Service Fee for Anti-Harassment Order: $50
  • Gun Permit at Time of Fingerprints (The RCW sets the gun permit fees): $48.00
  • Gun Permit - Renewal: $32
  • Gun Permit - Late Renewal: $42
  • Gun Permit - Replacement: $10
Fees are payable to Bremerton City Treasurer.