Police Department Services

Exact change or personal check accepted (no second party checks or credit cards)

Fingerprinting Services

Please bring all appropriate forms associated with obtaining ink prints or Live Scans.  You can call the Colma Police Dispatch at (650) 997-8321 to ensure you have all appropriate paperwork.  This paperwork is usually provided by your employer or the agency requesting the ink prints or Live Scan.

Ink Prints:
Colma Residents and Businesses:  Tuesday - Saturday 7 am - 3 pm
Non-Colma Residents:  Tuesday 10 am - 12 pm and Thursday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
1. You must have photo identification with you.
2. Use black ink to fill out the card.
3. You must provide print card(s).

Cost: $20.00 per card. All fees must be paid in exact change or personal check.

Live Scan:
Live Scan services are available by appointment only.  Appointments can only be made two weeks in advance and the available dates and times are below.

  • Tuesdays from 10 am until noon (last appointment at 11:30)
  • Thursdays from 1 pm until 3 pm (last appointment at 2:30)
  • Saturdays from 9 am until 11 am (last appointment at 10:30)

Appointments will be scheduled every thirty minutes (four appointments total per day).  No Live Scan services will be provided on holidays.

Please call (650) 997-8321 to schedule your appointment.

1. Must have photo identification with you.
2. You must provide 3 copies of the "Request for Live Scan Service" form.
3. The form must be completed prior to your arrival.

Cost: $30.00 plus any applicable Department of Justice / Federal Bureau of Investigation charges.  All fees must be paid in exact change or personal check.

Copies of Police Reports and Photographs

A copy of your police report may be obtained in person or via mail. There is a $10 fee for reports and a $5 fee for CAD calls (computer generated incidents).  For a set of 12 report photograph reprints the fee is $20.  Along with payment, a driver’s license must either be presented:

  • At the counter (reports in person)
  • A copy sent via U.S. mail (reports via mail)

Do not send cash for mail requests.

Attorney Requests for Audio / Video

Attorney requests for Audio/Video is $25.00 per copy for one of the following; audio cassette, video tape, CD-R, or DVD-R.  (Fees are to be paid in advance)

Vehicle Release / Recovery

Please bring the Notice of Stored Vehicle slip with you when claiming your vehicle from the Colma Police Department.  The cost is $138.00, which does not apply towards towing or storage fees.

Citation / Ticket Sign-Off

The Colma Police Department will sign off a correctable violation citation / ticket 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.  There is no cost associated with this service.

 Voluntary Firearm Registration

Voluntary registration of your hand guns can be done with the Department of Justice.

Child Seat Installation

Please call the Colma Police Department at (650) 997-8321 to schedule an appointment.  In order to insure proper installation, please bring the owners manual to your vehicle and the manual to your child safety seat.  It is preferred that the child is present during the installation to ensure a proper fit.

These services are provided at no cost on the following days and times:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday -  9 am - 3 pm
Wednesday 9 am - 12 pm

Letter of Authorization for Solicitation 

Please select the icon link below to fill out an application and Letter of Authorization for Solicitation in the Town of Colma.

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