Records Unit

The Records Unit is responsible for: 

  • Data entry
  • Disseminating copies to appropriate persons
  • Obtaining statistical information
  • Tracking and processing all police reports
  • Live Scan Fingerprinting
  • Background Checks


Obtain a Copy of a Report

View detailed information on how to get a copy of a police report


Live Scan Fingerprinting

View Information on Live Scan Fingerprinting


Personal Background Check 

A Personal Background Check is a search of City of Fontana records only.  For State of California clearance, contact the Department of Justice.

Due to COVID-19 safety measures, the option to obtain a copy in person has temporarily been suspended. The health and safety of the community and of our staff is of utmost importance. Thank you for your understanding and patience, as we all maneuver through this pandemic together. For questions, please call (909) 356-7103.

To receive a Personal Background Check by mail:

  • Complete the Personal Background Check Request Form
  • Place the following items into an envelope:
    • Completed Personal Background Check Request Form
    • A photocopy of your photo identification (Photo ID must be issued by the State or Federal Government)
    • A check or money order made payable to the City of Fontana, in the amount of $22
  • Mail the envelope to:
         Fontana Police Department
         Attn:  Records
         17005 Upland Avenue
         Fontana, CA 92335

    ** Due to the high volume of requests, it may take two to three weeks to receive your copy.

Additional Information

For more information,contact the Records Unit at (909) 350-7740 or (909) 356-7103 or by email.