Law Enforcement Records

The Calumet County Sheriff's Office Records Division handles all reports related to crimes that were written by Calumet County Sheriff deputies. They also ensure that the reports are routed to the proper Calumet County departments for further action. The staff of four full-time employees also handles record requests on behalf of the Sheriff, who is the legal custodian of law enforcement records.

Records Requests

Record or Report:

  • Call the Sheriff's Office Records Division at (920) 849-1436; or
  • Fax your request to the Sheriff's Office at (920) 849-1431; or
  • Email your request to: Email Open Records
  • In-person at the Sheriff's Office Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 pm; or
  • Mail your request to: Calumet County Sheriff's Office
    ATTN: Open Records
    206 Court Street
    Chilton, WI 53014

When making a request, please be as specific as possible by including the case number (if available), names, dates, times, and locations.

Crash/Accident Reports:

The Calumet County Sheriff's Office is digitizing its crash reports through a partnership with CRASHDOCS, a division of Carfax Inc. Mandatory Search Fields are: Driver or Involved Party's Last Name, Date of Accident and Report Number. Get your accident report at Crash Documents Website

Get your accident report now crashdocs.org

Exempt Records

Some Sheriff's Office records are exempt from disclosure under the Wisconsin Open Records Law because they are protected by state or federal law, court decisions, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPPA), or other rules and regulations. Any incident which is currently under investigation is exempt from disclosure.

Fees

No original documents may be removed from the Sheriff's Office. Inspection of records may be conducted inside the Sheriff's Office in a separate room. The following are the fees for copies of public records:

Document TypeOther InformationCost (Per Item)
Paper DocumentsBlack and white per page$0.15
Paper DocumentsFax$0.10
Paper DocumentsColor per page$0.25
CD's/DVD'sPer CD/DVD$1.00
Flash Drives8 GB$8.00
Flash Drives16 GB$12.00


Additional Fees

The custodian of records may impose a fee upon the requester of a copy of a record which may not exceed the actual, necessary and direct cost of reproduction and transcription, photographing and photographic processing of the record, unless a fee is otherwise specifically established or authorized to be established by law. The custodian of records may impose a fee upon a requester for locating a record, not exceeding the actual, necessary and direct cost of location if the cost is $50.00 or more.

The custodian of records may impose a fee upon a requester for the actual, necessary and direct cost of mailing or shipping of any copy or photograph of a record, which is mailed or shipped to the requester.

We accept cash, check, money order or credit card for payment. There is no charge for the emailing of records. Prepayment may be requested for any requests over $5.00.

Payment of Records Fees