Captain David Ricks
7911 North McDonough Street
Jonesboro, GA. 30236
Alcohol Permits- $20 cash only, additional fee of $15 is to be paid to Community Development to receive ID badge
Fingerprinting –only done with paperwork that was received from Community Development
Background checks- $ 20 cash only
Taxi, Door to Door and Pawn Permits fee- $ 30 cash only
Business Permits- Fees have to be paid to Community Development 121 S. McDonough Street, Jonesboro Ga 30236. Contact # 770-477-3569
My car or truck has been impounded! How do I obtain authorization for the Wrecker Service to release my vehicle to me?
If your vehicle was impounded by the Clayton County Police Department you must obtain a Vehicle Release Form from the Clayton County Police Department Records Unit before the vehicle can be released by the Wrecker Service. In order to obtain a Vehicle Release Form, you must come in person to the Clayton County Police Department’s Records Unit and present the following documents:
a. Valid Government Photo ID
b. Vehicle’s Current Tag Registration or Vehicle Title in the owner’s name
c. If you are not the owner, a notarized consent (power of attorney) must be obtained from the owner of the vehicle that names the person that the vehicle should be released to and must also include the vehicle’s year, make, model, vin#, in addition to the items referred to in letter a. and b. above.
New Image – 404-684-0121
Tara – 770-478-4170
How Do I obtain a copy of my Georgia Criminal History Information, a Permit or Business License?
The Records Unit accepts requests for Georgia Criminal History Reports for personal or employment reasons. Requests for Criminal History Information must be made in person. You must present a valid government issued photo ID, social security card and complete and sign a waiver form. There is a Twenty Dollar ($20.00) fee to obtain your personal Criminal History information which can be paid by either cash, money order or cashier’s check made payable to the Clayton County Police Department. No Criminal History information on third parties will be released (i.e. you cannot obtain Criminal History information on anyone other than yourself).
The Permits Unit accepts requests for permits Monday through Friday 8:00 am until 3:30 pm.
$20.00 – Background Checks
$30.00 – Business Permits
$20.00 – Alcohol Permits
*All transactions are CASH ONLY. Debit & Credit cards are not accepted. There is no ATM on the premises.
How can I Obtain a Copy of an Accident or Incident Report?
Accident and Incident Reports can be obtained by visiting the Records Unit Customer Service Window located inside the Clayton County Police Department’s Headquarters Facility, located at 7911 N. McDonough Street, Jonesboro, Georgia 30236. The Records Unit operating hours are Monday through Wednesday from 8:00 am until 4:45 pm and Thursday through Friday from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm, excluding holidays.
Incident Reports can be obtained in person at a cost of 10 cents per page Accidents Reports can be obtained in person for a $5 flat fee.
Accident Reports can also be obtained online by visiting: https://buycrash.lexisnexisrisk.com
Customers should be prepared to provide staff with the case number issued for the Incident or Accident.
NOTE: Family Violence Reports cannot be obtained unless an arrest has been made and then only the victim or defendant can obtain the report.
Unless mitigating circumstance exists reports are typically available within 3-5 business days.
All fees are due at the time of your request and may be paid at the Records Customer Service Window using exact change/cash, money order or certified cashier’s check, made payable to the Clayton County Police Department.
Incident Reports ARE NOT AVAILABLE online at this time.
Written Requests for Accident and Incident Reports can be made via mail addressed to:
Clayton County Police Department Attn: Records Unit, 7911 N. McDonough St., Jonesboro, Georgia 30236
Incident Reports via mail: Two Dollars $2.00 (money order or cashier’s check) Accident Reports via mail: Five Dollars $5.00 (money order or cashier’s check) Written request(s) for a report must include the Clayton County Police Department’s case number, payment method, and a self-addressed stamped envelope.
I found this information helpful but I have additional questions. How can I reach someone in the Record Unit?
You may contact the Records Unit Monday through Wednesday from 8:00 until 4:45 pm and Thursday through Friday 8:00 until 4:00 pm by calling 770-477-3747 and select option #1.