Records Division

              + + SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT+ +

The Eaton County Sheriff’s Office Records Division will be open to the public by appointment only, beginning on Tuesday February 16, 2021.

*Please note, fingerprinting services are only available to residents of Eaton County*

 The following services will be offered via pre-scheduled appointments:

  • License to Purchase Applications (Firearm Purchase Permit)
  • Fingerprinting, both Federal and Live-scan
  • SOR Verification (SOR Verification will also be offered by walk-up hours from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Please use the lobby phone to call the records office upon arrival)
  • Report Requests – Please call the records office prior to making an appointment to verify the report is available. 

 To schedule an appointment for one of the above services, please utilize the below scheduling link:

 ***If you are ill, have recently been ill, or have been recently exposed to Covid-19, please do not schedule an appointment.  Masks are also required for anyone entering the Sheriff’s Office***

In line with recommendations to limit potential exposure to Covid-19, please utilize the below processes if able:

To receive a copy of a vehicle crash report, please utilize the following website:

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 FOIA requests can be submitted by filling out the following form and emailing it to:

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 No appointment is needed to register a firearm.  Please utilize the Pistol Sales Drop box located in the lobby of the Sheriff’s Office, or at the front door of the Delta Substation.

If you are in need of firearm purchase permit, and also has a valid CPL/MCOLES number, please obtain a purchase permit online at the following website:

 Thank you for your understanding and cooperation as our community continues to take measures in order to stop the spread of Covid-19.  If you have any questions, please contact our Records Division at 517-543-5247.

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The Records Section is staffed personnel who process and maintain over 20,000 criminal and non-criminal reports yearly. All reports are computerized to form a database and for later retrieval as necessary. The Records Section also issues purchase permits, provides documents and reports to citizens and answers general questions. The Records Section may be reached at 517-543-5247 during normal business hours, and their fax number is 517-543-2922.


Accident/Crime Reports$7
Conceal Pistol License (CPL) Fingerprinting$15
F.O.I.A. RequestsRate varies depending on FOIA request.
General Fingerprinting

$15 (additional state and federal fees may apply in some cases such as school employees or volunteers which is an additional $43.25)

Additional $25 charged for Out-County residents.

Purchase Permits$2.50 Notary Fee (those who currently hold a CPL permit are exempt from this fee)

Court Ordered Fingerprints -

Anyone in need of court ordered fingerprints are to report to the Receptionist on the left hand side of the lobby.  Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.

After Hours Drop BoxAfter Hours Drop Box

Our new after hours drop box located in the front lobby of the Charlotte Sheriff’s Office