Employees assigned to
Information Service Bureau once referred to has the Record Bureau
(R&I - Records & Information) in the
department have a number of important responsibilities. One of the
most common is assisting the general public who either call or respond
to the Information Service Bureau in person to get copies of reports or with
questions about incident reports, arrests, accident information,
firearm permits, etc. The East Orange Police Department Record Bureau
receives thousands of such requests annually.
The men and women
who are assigned to the
Information Service Bureau are responsible for processing and filing the majority
of paperwork generated by the department or forwarded to the
department by outside agencies. Included in the above are literally
hundreds of thousands of incident reports, arrests reports,
restraining orders, gun permits, fingerprint cards and other
front counter is open to the public Monday through Friday 8:30a.m. to
4:00p.m. (excluding holidays) Reports can be picked up during these
hours. Reports or request for reports can not be taken over the phone,
faxed or sent via e-mail. Requests for reports can be made in person
or in certain cases by mail. It is suggested, however, that you call before requesting
a report to confirm that the report has been received in the Record
Bureau and the exact cost of receiving a copy of same. Please provide
as much information as possibly when requesting a copy of a report,
i.e. case number. If the case number is not known, record bureau
personnel can search for the report by a name of parties involved,
date, location or type of incident The normal fee for a copy of a
report is .50 per page (most reports usually consist of 2-4 pages)
cost is substantially
for attorneys requesting discovery for clients.
Obtain Police Reports requests are only accepted either in person or
in certain cases by regular mail, Records does not accept requests via phone or e-mail,
nor do they fax or e-mail reports.
information or assistance you can contact the Information
Service Bureau at (973) 266-5010, or write to East Orange Police Department,
Information Service Bureau, 15 South Munn Avenue, East Orange, New Jersey 07017.
You may also contact the Information Service Bureau Commander for any special
needs at (973) 266-5012, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or by
postal mail - Information Service Bureau Commander, EOPD at
above address, Attn: Lieutenant Alex Pettiford
duties performed by the Information Service Bureau Staff include:
Checks For Warrants via NCIC-SCIC-ATS-ACS and Local.
Fingerprinting And Photographing
Crime Scene Photography and Prints.
Mailing And Distributing Mail.
Telephones, Assisting Other Agencies, And Giving Directions.
Entry Into Department Computers For Arrest Reports, Restraining
Orders, Gun Permits, And Accident Reports, etc.
Of Licenses To Carry Firearms And Identification Cards including
Paperwork As Necessary For Suspension And Revocations.
And Faxing (Court System/Law Enforcement Agencies Only) Of Reports And Other Documents For Dissemination.
And Keeping Track Of All Sex Offenders Residing In East Orange
Under Megan's Law.
Checks (when applicable) On Taxi Licensing, City Employee
Applicants, Peddler Licensing, Building Superintendents And Construction Background Checks.
Criminal History Reports (CCH) On Arrestees For The Criminal
Judiciary Processing Unit (CJP).
Of Employee Identification Cards (ID) For All Sworn And Civilian
Good Conduct Letters - $3.00 fee
Information Service Bureau Hours
Open To The Public
- FRIDAY 0830-1600
Window Closed Saturday-Sunday-Holidays