Fingerprints, Reports & Records
The Lexington Police Department provides full-service fingerprinting services to the community. Individuals must provide valid photo identification (driver's license or passport) and bring in a fingerprint card if it was provided to you. If you do not have one, we will supply one for you.
This service is provided Friday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. by appointment. For additional information, please call 540-462-3705.
Local Criminal Records Check
To obtain your own criminal history background check, you must pay the $10 fee and provide a valid, unexpired government-issued photo ID, which includes one of the following:
State-issued ID card
Note: This background check only includes arrests made in the City of Lexington, Virginia.
Obtain Collision Reports
Obtain a Copy of a Collision Report
Collision reports may be requested by phone, e-mail, or in person at the police department. A fee of $10 must be paid in advance to the Lexington City Treasurer Office before the report is released. Eligible report copies will be made available within ten business days of our receiving your properly completed request.
Reports are only available if the collision was investigated by the Lexington Police Department. If the collision occurred outside the city or was investigated by another agency, you must contact that agency for a copy of the collision report.
Dissemination of collision reports is restricted to the person(s) involved or injured in the accident or their attorney, or any authorized representative of any insurance carrier reasonably anticipating exposure to civil liability as a consequence of the accident. Law offices and insurance carriers may request and receive reports by mail, but must first have a letter on file listing agents authorized to receive report copies. A signed release from the person being represented must accompany each request.
Obtain a Police Report
Police Incident Reports may be requested by phone, e-mail, or in person at the police department. A fee of $10 must be paid in advance to the Lexington City Treasurer Office before the report is released. All submitted requests are reviewed, and approved or denied in compliance with the Public Records Act. Individuals are required to respond in person and must provide valid photo identification (driver's license or passport) prior to the release of the report.
All requested reports must be approved for release by the Commonwealth Attorneys Office prior to dissemination.
Reports are only available if the incident was investigated by the Lexington Police Department. If the incident occurred outside the city or was investigated by another agency, you must contact that agency for a copy of the incident report.
Fingerprinting $10 (Up to two cards - a $5 charge is added for each additional card)
Police Incident Report $10
Vehicle Collision Report $10
Local Criminal Records Check $10
Fees are payable to the Lexington City Treasurer, 300 E Washington Street and must be paid in advance before any service is rendered. Payments can be made electronically via Official Payments Corp., in person, or telephone by calling 1-800-272-9829. Use Jurisdiction Code 6227. Visa, American Express, MasterCard, and Discover credit and debit cards are accepted.