SJC Police Dept

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March 16, 2020 4:11 PM

Records Division

US Mail: St. Joseph County Police Department
ATTN: Records Division
401 W. Sample St.
South Bend, IN 46601
Phone: 574-245-6535

Below is a list of how we will be performing some of our daily operations.

Background Checks:
We will be conducting Background checks via US Mail.
Copy of photo ID
Social security number on the request
$8.00 payment money order or cashiers check
Self-addressed stamped envelope or address where to send the return to

Gun Permits:
We will be taking the Local Fee via US Mail.
Copy of photo ID
Application number
Local Fee in the form of a money order or cashiers check

Incident/Case Reports/Crash Reports:
We will be sending Incident/Case/Crash reports via email
Incident/Case/Crash number
If you do not have this, then the reporters name or drivers name

Send request to Records Division at We will email you back your report.

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