Records

  • The Records Bureau is responsible for the maintenance, dissemination and forwarding of departmental records.
  • The Sidney Police Department submits all crime data to the Nebraska State Patrol in order to contribute to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports.
  • The Sidney Police Department's records are stored electronically by means of a Records Management System (RMS) software program called Enterpol.

Enterpol

  • The Enterpol RMS is not only utilized by the Sidney Police Department but also serves as the RMS for the Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office (CCSO).
  • The Cheyenne County Emergency Communications Center (CCECC) also utilizes Enterpol RMS as well as Enterpol Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD).
  • The benefits of SPD, CCSO and CCECC all using the same interoperable RMS/CAD are limitless and allow seamless sharing of information, cooperation and coordination of resources.

Records Checks

  • The Sidney Police Department can provide individuals with a check of their local records maintained and created by the Sidney Police Department ONLY.
  • Individuals or Businesses wishing to obtain a thorough records check should contact the Nebraska State Patrol to fulfill the request.

Copies of Reports

  • Accident Reports are Open Public Records.
  • A general summary of Criminal Reports can also be released.
    • Full copies of Criminal Reports will only be released pursuant to a court order or subpoena.
  • Copies of crime and accident reports are usually available three to five days after the report was made.
  • Individuals can obtain copies of reports at the Police Department located at 1715 Illinois, Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Fees for Reports

Report Type
Fee
Accident Reports
$2
Crime Reports
$0.50 / Page
Copies of Photos
$0.50 / Page
CD's of Photos
$5 / CD
CD/DVD Copies
$5 / CD or DVD