RecordsThe South San Francisco Police Department Records unit is part of the Services Division. The Records staff consists of four Records Specialists and one Senior Records Specialist.

The Records office is open to the public daily (Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 7:00 pm, Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm), excluding Christmas.

The numerous duties for which Records personnel are responsible include:
  • Preparation of court packages for the District Attorney's Office
  • Data entry of pertinent information from written crime and traffic accident reports
  • Registration of narcotics and sex registrants
  • Mailing out notices to registered and legal and owners of towed/stored vehicles
  • Phoning owners of stolen vehicles when their vehicle has been recovered
  • Answering phone calls coming in on the business lines
  • Greeting and assisting the public at the front window
  • Livescan and ink fingerprints
  • Fulfilling requests for public record information

For fees related to vehicle releases, event permits, fingerprinting, and sale of police reports, the Police Department accepts cash, Visa, MasterCard. and Discover Card.