Accident disputes are settled through small claims court located at the Fayetteville District Court.
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Our address is 1800 N. Stephen Carr Memorial Blvd., Fayetteville, AR 72704.
You may send payment through the mail to the Fayetteville District Court, 176 S. Church Ave., Suite 1, Fayetteville, AR 72701, 479-587-3590; or pay in person at the same address.
Police reports are usually ready within five working days through our Records Division. Accident reports requested at the Police Department are $10 and case reports are free. Accident reports cannot be faxed due to the processing charge for each report. Accident reports are available online through Lexis Nexis for $15. There is no fee for an incident report. If you have any questions regarding a police report you can reach the Records Division at 479-587-3565.
Contact the Fayetteville Police Department’s Community Oriented Policing Division at 479-587-3580 or visit the Community Crime Map.
The Records Division hours are Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. We are open during lunch hours.
You can also check for warrants by using the Warrant Search quick link on the police department's home page. Warrants Division
If you have the serial number of the purchased item you can contact the Criminal Investigation Division at 479-587-3520 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Sex offenders are required by law to register with the police department in the jurisdiction where they are living. The police department then notifies the neighborhood where the registered offender is living. They also provide this information to the State of Arkansas and it is posted on a website at the Arkansas Crime Information Center. There is also a link on the Police Department page to Offender Watch. This is a site co-sponsored by the Washington County Sheriff's Office, the Fayetteville Police Department, and Springdale Police Department. If you have further questions about sex offender registration contact the Fayetteville Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division at 479-587-3520.
In certain instances you can file an online report. The criteria and reporting process can be found on the Online Police Reporting System web page.
Information regarding the price of a ticket or questions regarding the amount of any fine can be obtained by calling the Records Division at 479-587-3565. Information regarding court dates or how to keep a traffic citation off of your driving record can be obtained by calling Fayetteville District Court at 479-587-3590.
Citation Amounts - Codes on Citations
Code 1 - $45.00
Code 2 - $70.00
Code 3 - $90.00
Code 4 - $95.00
Code 5 - $145.00
Code 6 - $170.00
Code 7 - $195.00
The Fayetteville Police Department accepts FOIA requests on a daily basis and is always willing to assist citizens in obtaining information. Most records requested by FOIA requests, are granted and sent back to the requester. However, some records, such as open case files or cases awaiting adjudication, are not released as they are no longer under our control.
FOIA requests can be filed online in the City of Fayetteville's web Freedom of Information Act web portal. Learn more about FOIA requests here.
You cannot pay your parking meter ticket at the police department. Parking meter tickets are paid at Parking Management at 113 W Mountain in Fayetteville or by dropping off payment at any of the red meter courtesy boxes.