Records

ACCIDENT REPORTS ONLINE.............................................................................................. $12.00
    
Accident reports may be obtained online 24/7 and will be uploaded within
     approximately five business days from the date of the accident.  Please click on
     the BuyCrash.com logo below to request an accident report using the report
     number, accident date or by driver or registered owner name.  Downloads are
     available in PDF or TIFF format. 

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK....................................................................................... $10.00
    Please keep in mind that this background check is only for records on file at
    the Genesee County Sheriff’s
Office. 
It will not include records from any other
    agencies
(ie: NYS Troopers, City of Batavia Police Department, etc.)

     
    To release a copy of your background records, you must first complete an
    "Authorization for Release of Information" form.   Please allow approximately 7-10
    business days for your request to be completed.

    For a more extensive background check to include all law enforcement agencies in New York State
   
through the Division of Criminal Justice Services, go to www.criminaljustice.ny.gov  or call 1-800-262-3257. 
    Read this website carefully for complete instructions.  In the left hand navigation bar, under "Reference",
    select "Criminal History Records".  The "Personal Record Review" tab includes information about the
    program.  The bottom of the screen provides options for the type of review being requested.  You'll be
    redirected to a third party website to complete the appointment process.

    For a Federal “Identity History Summary Check”, go to
    www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/identity-history-summary-checks
or call the CJIS Division, Clarksburg,
    West Virginia at 1-304-625-5590


     
OTHER REPORTS...................................................................................(UP TO 2 PAGES)  $ 5.00
                                                                                               (EACH ADDITIONAL PAGE)        .25

PHOTO CD...........................................................................................................................$30.00

FOIL (Freedom of Information Law) REQUEST............................................(PER PAGE) $    .25
     If you wish to request a copy of records under the Freedom of Information Act,
     an "Application for Public Access to Records" must be completed.  The Records
     Access Officer will review your request, and you will be contacted within
     approximately five business days with the total number of pages and cost of
     your request for payment.


Copies of reports, including accident reports, may be requested in person or by contacting the:
                      Genesee County Sheriff’s Office
                      Records Division
                     
165 Park Road
                      Batavia, New York 14020
                      Phone:  (585) 345-3000 Ext. 3560
                      FAX:      (585) 345-3089