This is a formal request to the SCCBOEPD for a copy of a police accident or incident report
Requests must be clear enough to enable the records unit to conduct a meaningful search. Please include as much descriptive information in the request as is available, such as case numbers, date ranges, addresses, names, etc. BOEPD may ask clarifying questions about the request in order to respond to the request fully and in a timely manner.
If you are requesting a report on behalf of another person, depending on your relationship to that person (the report subject), you may be required to provide a letter or release form signed by the report subject, authorizing the release of their data to you . The requestor will be contacted if an authorization form is needed.
It may take 3-5 business days for a report to be available. If you have any questions please contact SCCBOEPD Records Unit at (912) 395-1512.
Record Restrictions (formerly called Expungements)
- O.C.G.A. §35-3-37 provides for the restriction of certain criminal history records for non-criminal justice purposes when approved by the prosecuting attorney. For arrests after July 1, 2013, there is no application process. You must contact the prosecutor to have your record restricted. For arrests prior to July 1, 2013, you are required to apply for restriction at the arresting agency.
- To apply with the Savannah-Chatham Board of Education Police Department – Police Records, your arrest must have been prior to 07/01/2013 and was made by the Savannah-Chatham Board of Education Police Department or your arrest was before 1996 and was made by the Savannah-Chatham Board of Education Police Department.
- Record Restriction Application (PDF form off-site - gbi.org)
Inspection of Records
- This service is utilized to challenge a criminal history record.