Records Division

Accident Reports

The Glen Carbon Police Department has partnered with Buycrash ( for accident reporting providing the accident occurred in Glen Carbon. All crash reports are available online within 72-hours of filing the report. There is a $10.00 fee that can be paid with a debit or credit card. You must know the date of the accident, the report number (which is given to you at the time of your accident) and have a valid debit/credit to obtain a copy of the report.

For residents who do not have a computer, computer access is available at the Village of Glen Carbon Library and the Senior Community Center. 

Police Reports

You can download and complete a Report Request Form and email it back to Reports are $5 and there is an extra charge if there are photos. You must pick-up your report in person and will be required to show a photo ID.

Request are completed through our Records Division Monday 10:00am - 6:00pm, Tuesday- Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm in the order they are received. You will be contacted when your report is ready for pickup. If your request is not filled within 3 business days, please contact Coleen Schaller at (618)288-2627 or 

If you are not directly involved in the case or if it is a pending case, the report cannot be released unless it is requested by an attorney. Citizens can make a request for a report that they are not directly involved in by completing a FOI (Freedom Of Information) request form. These requests must also be completed in person and must be approved by the Chief Of Police.

Background Checks:

You will need to meet with the records manager during regular business hours to file a request for your local background check. Please provide a valid photo ID. There is no charge for this service.

Please Note: This will include any interaction with the Glen Carbon Police Department only. If you are in need of a full criminal background check, you will need to contact the Illinois State Police.

 Records Manager - Nicky Blockton ( or 618-288-2618


Ink card fingerprinting is available at any time, provided an officer is available, to residents or employment applicants to Glen Carbon businesses. You will need to provide the fingerprint card. There is no charge with this service.

Glen Carbon Police Dispatch - (618)288-7226