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Police Related Online Services
Avoid waiting in line by accessing many of our services online, us click any of the following titles including:
Crime Statistics: Crime Reports.com
Westminster Police Department provides to the community, free of charge, an opportunity to review the general crime activity of our city (for your neighborhood. Just click on the link for Crime Statistics and you'll be immediately routed to our on-line mapping software. Just enter a date, a range and address and you'll learn of the various crimes that have recently occurred.
If you are searching for month crime statistics, which is required by DOJ/FBI, monthly statistics are found under crime analysis.
REQUEST FOR COLLISION RECORDS
Copy of a Traffic Collision Report
To better serve our citizens and insurance carriers in need of a traffic collision report, we have partnered up with LexisNexis and have implemented an online dissemination program to provide our collision reports securely, online.
Save time and save money on parking because there's no need to stand in line to request a report at our lobby counter.
Note: Before attempting to search for a copy of a collision report online, please allow a minimum of 10 days from the date of the collision to allow the report to be reviewed and approved for release. Traffic reports resulting in a fatality or part of an arrest incident are not released online. A convenience fee of $10.00 will be assessed for the ability to retrieve your report online. Citizens who do not wish to pay the convenience fee may still come to our lobby front counter during business hours to obtain a collision report; please be advised that there may be a long line or wait. Our normal Records Unit hours are 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.
MAKE A PAYMENT
Parking Citation (PAY MY CITE)
You may make a payment online or by mail by following the instructions located on the back of your original citation and envelope.
To contest a citation, complete the form and mail it to our processing company. Follow the instructions carefully and an appointment will be made.
You may make a payment online or by mail.
To contest an Administrative Citation, you must make a full payment and submit the required form. An appointment will be made by the processing company. The decision on whether to uphold the original charges or dismiss the charges will be made by an independent hearing examiner. If dismissed, your payment will be refunded by the processing company. Reimbursement takes approximately 7-14 days to process.
Arrest Booking Fee
If found guilty of an arrest, you may be ordered to pay Westminster Police Department an arrest processing fee.
Payments of arrest booking fees are not due until found guilty and ordered by the Judge. Allow 7 days following your sentencing hearing for the Arrest Booking Fee paperwork to be transferred from Superior Court to the Westminster Police Department, and made available online for payment.
You may make a payment online or by mail by following the instructions on the Arrest Booking Fee form.
False Alarm Payments
When a business or a resident calls in a false alarm, it results in police response that may have otherwise been needed elsewhere in the community. False alarms comprise 98% of all actual alarms where crimes are occurring. City ordinance was enacted to educate and reduce the number of false alarms by establishing a fee structure for each false alarm response. Annual renewals of alarm permits are required in the City of Westminster. You may apply for a new or renewed permit, as well as make a payment for a false alarm billing notice. If you feel you were improperly billed, you may contact the False Alarm Reduction Program representative before making the payment. You may make a payment online or by mail by following the instructions provided to you in the billing letter. If you received a payment letter, our processing company mail distribution center is located in Los Angeles, CA.
DUI / Emergency Response Fee
An emergency response fee may be charged if you were driving under the influence and cause a traffic collision. Other emergency response fees may be charged for incidents causing police services to respond, ultimately impacting valuable staffing and resources.