The San Marcos Police Records Division is staffed Monday-Friday 8am-5pm and can be reached at (512) 754-2200. The records division maintains police reports and arrest records by processing necessary paperwork. The records division is tasked with processing open-records requests/public information (Freedom of Information Act) requests, or accident reports.
If you need to pick-up property or evidence, you will need to go through our evidence division. San Marcos Police Department Evidence Unit releases property by appointment only. Please complete the form below and submit in-person to the records window or email to firstname.lastname@example.org: REQUEST FOR PROPERTY RETURN
For jail-specific questions or concerns regarding bookings, please reach out to the jail at Hays County Sherriff's Office (512) 393-7800.
Requests can not be processed over the phone or via email, but they can be done in writing, in person, or online.
Requests can be made in-person at the San Marcos Police Department. Payments in person may be made by Cash, Check, or Credit/Debit Card. American Express is not accepted at this time.
|Documentation for a call into dispatch where a police report was not generated. This record may be obtained for insurance or business purposes when a case or accident report is not generated.|
Basic Information Report*
|This report will only contain basic information from a generated police or case report. Any further request for details will need to be done through an open-records request.|
|This report is a Texas Department of Transportation crash report. Reporting an accident does not necessarily mean that an accident report was generated. When an accident report is not written, an incident record can be obtained instead. Texas Transportation Code §550.065.|
*These requests can only be submitted in person. If that is not possible, the records division accepts requests by mail. In this case, please pay by check and provide as much information as possible in a separate document (incident number, address, date, time, contact information, and how you would like this report to be returned to you).
San Marcos Police Department 2300 S IH 35 San Marcos, TX 78666. ATTN: Records.
Requests can be made online through the links provided. Incident records or basic information reports must be requested in person.
|This report is a Texas Department of Transportation crash report. Reporting an accident does not necessarily mean that an accident report was generated. When an accident report is not written, an incident record can be obtained instead. Texas Transportation Code §550.065. For questions or assistance with the CRIS system, call 844-274-7457.|
|An additional way to request an accident report is through LexisNexis. Please be aware that a LexisNexis report will not be certified. Certified reports will need to be requested through TxDOT. A non-certified report can be obtained more quickly through LexisNexis. For questions or assistance with the LexisNexis system, call 866-215-2771.|
Open Records Request
|Per the Office of Attorney General Public Information Act (Freedom of Information Act), citizens are able to request public information from government entities. This may be done through GovQA.||Dependent on the type of request|
*Currently, there are two separate ways to purchase an accident report online. There is no preferred way to purchase and both resources have access to the same reports. Both are provided above so that you may have access to relevant tools.