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The Anne Arundel County Police Department is not authorized to disseminate criminal history information (CHRI) to non-criminal justice agencies or individuals. Qualified requestors only may submit a request for criminal background checks. 

How to

Qualified requestors only may submit a request for criminal background checks by accessing the Public Information Request form.

All other background requests should be directed:

Maryland Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) Central Repository
P.O. Box 32708
Pikesville, Maryland 21208

(410) 764-4501

Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services

All Other Requests

All other requests for records must be made in writing either by mail or in person to the location above. You may also submit your request online. Records will not be returned by email and applicable fees will still be required by mail or in person to obtain records.
General questions about obtaining records can be directed to (410) 222-8750 but may be directed to the Custodian of Records or elsewhere. You will receive a response within a reasonable time, but no later than 30 days.


$ 5.00 Police report* /CAD notes in person
$ 6.00 Police report*/CAD notes by mail
$ 21.00 Report retrieval (archived reports)
$ 40.00 911 Audio/Photo/Video CD
$ 1.00 Color photo copy
$ 2.00 Commercial photo copy
* Reports more than 20 pages and other records are charged $ 0.25 per page.