Frequently Asked Questions
Records Request is preferred to be submitted in writing. Requests may also be made in person at the Ashland Police Department or by calling the Records Unit at (573) 657-9062.
Records whether written or electronically stored that are retained by the Ashland Police Department. It is possible that records or portions of them may NOT be open records under Missouri State Statutes, and not available for release in part or whole. If a record is deemed a “closed” record you will be advised of such.
Fees for providing access to public records maintained on computer facilities, recording tapes or disks, videotapes or films, pictures, maps, slides, graphics, illustrations or similar audio or visual items or devices, shall include the cost of copies, staff time for staff required for making copies and programming, if necessary, and the cost of the disk, tape, or other medium used for the duplication.
Payment can be made in the form of cash, check, or money order with check or money order made payable to the City of Ashland.
We will respond to your request within 3 business days of receiving it, and will advise you when your report will be ready for pick up.