How do I obtain a copy of a police or accident report?
You can obtain a copy of police report by either coming
directly to the sheriff's department, located at 2755
State Road 49, Valparaiso.
Our records department is open Monday through Friday
from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
To speed up the process of obtaining a police report,
please provide at least two of the following
name of subjects involved; date and time of incident; location of incident; and
type of incident.
PLEASE NOTE REGARDING ACCIDENT REPORTS: Accident reports
are not always available until three working days after a report
is filed. Accident reports cost Five dollars ($5) cash
or money order.
PLEASE NOTE REGARDING REQUESTING REPORTS VIA MAIL: Your
request must have two of the identifiers as noted above.
If you are requesting an accident report, please enclose
a check for Five dollars ($5)
made payable to "Porter
County." and a return address.