Records & Reports

Guilderland Police reports and records are available during business hours (Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4:30 pm) on the second floor of the police department. The Police Department is located at:
5209 Western Turnpike
Guilderland, NY 12084

You are encouraged to call 518-356-1980, ext. 1038 or 518-356-1980, ext. 1030) first to see if your report is ready.

Incident Reports

Incident reports are available in person during business hours. There is no charge for an incident report for complainants. For non-complainants incident reports must be obtained through a F.O.I.L. (Freedom Of Information Law) request. Requests can be made at the Guilderland Town Clerk's office during business hours.

Download and view the Freedom of Information Law Request Application for Public Access to Records Form (PDF).

Accident Reports

Copies of accident reports are available in person or online. Reports are $4 in person and $8 if obtained online.

  • If your accident was after July 18, 2018, your report can be obtained at Crashdocs.
  • If your accident was before July 18, 2018, your report can be obtained at LexisNexis.

Please be aware reports may take up to 5 business days.

Alarm Permits

A permit is required prior to any installation of an emergency alarm in the Town of Guilderland as set forth by Local Law Number 4 - 1984 (Subpart 18 of the 1974 Code). Download and view the Town of Guilderland Alarm Permit (PDF).

Pistol Permits

Pistol Permits are available for pickup during business hours on the second floor of the police department. Applications are also available for download online; download and view the Pistol Permit Application (PDF).

Pistol Permit Safety Class Information

The Judges reviewing pistol applications in Albany County require that every applicant for a pistol permit must take a four-hour training class in pistol safety. Several organizations offer options for this class. Charges and locations vary, so please read class information carefully before making your selection.

You are required to submit a certificate showing completion of such class with your permit application. Albany County makes no endorsement of any particular training program and provides a list of classes solely for your information.

The Judges reviewing pistol applications in Albany County require that every applicant for a pistol permit must take a four-hour training class in pistol safety. Several organizations (PDF) offer options for this class. Charges and locations vary, so please read class information carefully before making your selection.