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What is the phone number for the Records Division?

You can reach the Records Division at 707-445-7251 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you have an emergency, please dial 9-1-1.

When can I have my Live Scan fingerprints taken?

Our Live Scan hours are 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Monday through Friday. Live Scans are conducted on a walk-in basis and it is not necessary to make an appointment. We charge $35.00 for this service, payable with cash, business checks or accounts payable. We do not accept debit cards, credit cards or checks

How much does Live Scan fingerprinting cost?

We charge $35.00 for this service, payable with cash, business checks or accounts payable. We do not accept debit cards, credit cards or checks

How can I obtain my criminal History?

Criminal history is not public information. To obtain your own criminal history send in a request to the Department of Justice with a set of fingerprints. Forms are available at our main station in Eureka. Information maintained by the local courts is public information.

Do I have a warrant?

For warrant information over the phone, please call 707-445-7251. You may come to our Eureka office Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. to check in person. Public Information is available at our front counter.

Where do I need to go to register?

For arson, narcotic, and sex offenders, registration is available at the main station in Eureka Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 8 a.m. to Noon. To register at the Garberville station, please call (707) 923-2761. To register at the McKinleyville station call (707) 839-3857.

How do I request records/research?

There are 2 methods available to you:

  • You can fill out a request at the main station in Eureka or at the Garberville or McKinleyville Stations. We will also accept a fax or written request by mail and email.
  • Or you can print a copy of the request form (PDF) and fax, mail, email, or bring it in to any of our offices.
We have 7 to 10 days to review your request to determine if the records requested are releasable. The fee is $35.

What do I do if online incident reporting is not right for me?

If your incident is an emergency, call 911. If non-emergency call 707-445-7251

What if this happened in another city? Can I file a report using this online police citizen reporting system?

No. If a crime took place outside of the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office jurisdiction please call the police department for that city.

What if this happened on a state Freeway?

If this took place on a state Freeway please call the Highway Patrol Office nearest you.

What is a known suspect?

A known suspect is when you or someone else knows the person or where to find the person who committed the crime or the license plate number of the vehicle the suspect(s) were in.