Accidents & Other Police Reports
In light of the Seventh Circuit Court’s recent Decision in Senne v. Village of Palatine, Illinois, 695 F.3d 597 (7th Cir. 2012), the Eau Claire Police Department has been advised by the City Attorney’s Office to restrict access to this site pending further notice.
Be advised that due to this decision, third parties requesting access to reports that contain personal information may obtain a copy of the report BUT all personal information will be redacted.
Access to Traffic Accident Reports is still available through alternative avenues, as outlined in Chapter 19 of the Wisconsin Open Records Law.
You may make a request for a copy of a police department incident report either in person at the front desk of the police department or by mail addressed to Eau Claire Police Department Records, PO Box 496, Eau Claire, WI 54702-0496. There is a fee charged for this service and cost varies depending upon the length of the report. You may obtain additional information regarding this service by calling the records section at 715-839-4984.