How to Obtain Police Reports & Records

Records personnel is responsible for processing requests for field reports maintained by the Chilton Police Department. Examples of reports include such things as traffic accident reports, traffic citations, city ordinance tickets, and incident reports.

Police reports may be requested from the Chilton Police Department in person, email or through U.S. mail. Requests will be processed in the order they are received.  
Chilton Police Department
Records Request
42 School Street
Chilton, WI 53014
Telephone: (920) 849-4855
Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The Chilton Police Department will make every effort to process requests for records within 10 business days of receiving the request. All requests for information will be processed in accordance with the State of Wisconsin Open Records Law and department policy.

Under 18 U.S.C. § 2721(c), a Federal Privacy Act known as the Drivers Privacy Protection Act (DPPA), the following personal information is not available to the public:

  • Date of birth

  • DMV Photograph

  • Social Security Number

  • Telephone Number

  • Medical or disability information

  • Driver’s license numbers and physical descriptors

  • Vehicle registration plate numbers and related information

  • Vehicle identification Numbers (VIN)


All juvenile records are closed to inspection and the Chilton Police Department will neither confirm nor deny that any such record exists.

All reports that have been referred to the Calumet County District Attorney's Office for criminal charges will have to be obtained from the Calumet County District Attorney's Office, 206 Court Street, Chilton, WI  at (920) 849-1438.

A fee will be charged for records and the fee is determined based on the type of record, mailing costs, and other fees allowed by state statute.  The City of Chilton has the following fee schedule to obtain open records:

Accident Report:         $0.25 per page (if picked up)
         $4.00 per report (if mailed)
Incident Report:           $0.25 per page
Photographs:               $3.00 per copy
CD/DVD/Jump Drive:  $10.00 per CD photo
                                    $25.00 CD/DVD/Jump Drive
Wisconsin DOT Records
For Driver's License records or Vehicle Registration records, you must contact the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.  Wisconsin DOT has a fee schedule for their record checks.  If you have any questions concerning the release of Wisconsin DOT Records, please call (608) 266-2353.
Wisconsin DOT
Driver Records Files
P. O. Box 7918
Madison, WI 53707-7918
Criminal History Checks
For Criminal History Records, you must complete a Criminal History Record Request Form and mail it to the Crime Information Bureau.  The Wisconsin CIB has a fee schedule for their record checks.  If you have any questions concerning the release of Wisconsin CIB Records, please call (608) 266-5764.
Criminal Information Bureau
Record Check Unit
P. O. Box 2688
Madison, WI 53701-2688