The Records Division of the Police Department is located in the main lobby.
* Reports are usually ready in 5 business days from the date of incident.
Note: By law, certain police records are not considered public records. The Hillside Police Department may redact parts of reports or deny records pursuant to N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1, et seq.
Records Division Hours of operations:
Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm (Tuesday until 6:00pm)
To file/create a new vehicle crash report (self-reported):
Copies of Accident Reports
Can be obtained from Records Division or Via the Internet by:
1. Visiting www.crashdocs.org/nj-hillside
2. Entering the Date and Case Number provided to you by the officer at the time of the report.
Fingerprinting for most state/federal background checks:
Fingerprinting for employment, firearms applications, personal record checks, liquor licenses, etc. is conducted at the Sagem Morpho applicant centers. Please stop by the records division at police headquarters for the necessary paperwork and instructions for scheduling an appointment with the applicant center. For more information click here.
Fingerprinting for federal background checks only:
By appointment only. Please call 973-926-5800, ext. 227
|Police Reports- (in person)||Pages 1-10: $0.75 per page|
|Pages 11-20 $0.50 per page|
|Pages 21+ $0.25 per page|
|(by mail)||$5.00, plus actual postage|
|Fingerprint Cards||$10 per card|
|CD or DVD||$20.00|
|Firearms Purchase Permit||$2 each|
|Firearms Carry Permit||$20|
|Firearms Identification Cards||$5|