Effective Friday, March 13, 2020, the Somerville Police Records Bureau will be closed through March 27th.  No record requests will be processed during that time period.   If this date is to be extended the information will be posted on this site. This step is necessary to help prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus and for the safety of the public and our record’s bureau staff.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. *Posted: 3/13/2020

Records Bureau

617-625-1600 Ext. 7244

Fax: 617-776-9234 

Hours of Operation

Monday: 7:00AM - 5:00PM

Tuesday & Wednesday: 7:00am - 3:00PM

Thursday: 7:00AM - 6:00PM

Friday 7:00AM - 5:00PM


Saturday & Sunday


(Records has 10 Business Days to honor your request.)


 IMPORTANT: Schedule is subject to change. Please call for hours of operation daily.


 Records requests can be made in person at the Somerville Police Records Bureau or by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Police Clearance/Letters of Good Standing can also be obtained from the Records Bureau. You must present a Government Issued ID.

You can now obtain your copy of a filed crash report by contacting our Somerville Police Records Bureau at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or online, please click here: Access My Crash Report Online

Note: For your convenience and to improve the processing and delivery of crash reports, filed crash reports will be available online. Your report must be filed within 5 days after a crash (unless the person is physically incapable of doing so due to incapacity). If the operator is incapacitated but is not the vehicle's owner, the owner is required to file the crash report within the 5 days based on his/her knowledge and information obtained about the crash. For a step-by-step guide on what to do after a crash, see our related article below: What To Do After A Crash.

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