Records Bureau

Normal Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday

9:00 am to 5:00 pm


Periodic unscheduled closures may occur due to weather and other circumstances beyond our control

The Records Bureau is an integral part of the Englewood Police Department, and is under the supervision of the Administrative Division. All documentation for the Department is processed through the Bureau. The Bureau is responsible for all records going into and out of the Department. 

The Bureau processes applications for firearms permits, and business licenses and inspections; issues temporary accessible parking placards, motor vehicle accident reports, and also handles general inquiries


Copies of motor vehicle accident reports filed with the Englewood Police Department are available during the Records Bureau’s normal hours of operation. Most reports are available starting five (5) regular business days after the initial report was made. Accident reports are available via Lexis Nexis at A complimentary copy of your report can be furnished either in-person at the Records window, or electronically by emailing

Self-reporting crash form (SR-1) link below.


Temporary Accessible Parking Placards are issued to City of Englewood residents who are experiencing   short-term mobility impairments. Temporary placards are valid for six (6) months, with one additional six (6) month renewal allowed. To apply for a temporary placard, you must download and complete the Temporary Placard Application (PDF), or visit the Police Records window to obtain a copy. 

Applicant must:

  1. Have temporary placard application certified by a qualified medical practitioner (Section B).
  2. Sign and date temporary placard application (Section C).
  3. Submit, in-person, the completed temporary placard application at the Police Records window with a check or money order made payable to NJMVC in the amount of $4.00. You cannot pay by cash or debit/credit card. The application is submitted to the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission.
  4. Bring your valid New Jersey Driver’s License when submitting the application.


In-state licensing or employment:  Serviced by IdentoGO Centers. Go to for more information.

Out-of-state licensing and employment:  Available on Tuesdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. The $30.00 administrative fee can be paid by cash, check, or money order. Checks or money orders must be made payable to City of Englewood. You must provide proof you live or work in the City of Englewood to be eligible for this service. Applicant must bring in fingerprint cards to be used; the police department will not provide fingerprint cards.