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Records Section

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Police reports, accident reports, citations, etc.


Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm 

(615) 791-3234 Voice
(615) 591-5618 Fax

The Franklin Police Department Records Section is located in the main lobby of Police Headquarters, 900 Columbia Avenue. Free parking is available on the south side, adjacent to Plaza Street.

Click for information on inspection or duplication of police records

Alarm Permits

City code requires that any business or residence with an alarm system obtain a permit. The permit fee is $10.00, and permits expire every December 31. Yearly renewal is $5.00.

Permits can be obtained in person, or click here to download a permit application.

Completed applications can be mailed to: 
Franklin Police Department
ATTN: Records Section
900 Columbia Avenue 
Franklin, TN 37064

Be sure to include:
1.     The completed form
2.     A stamped, self addressed envelope
3.     A check for the appropriate fee (see schedule below) payable to Franklin Police Department

Records Section Services and Fee Schedule

Black and white report copies First 5 pages free (fees apply beginning with 6th page) Call (615) 791-3234 for more information


Tuesday & Thursday


Williamson County Sheriff's Office
408 Century Court, Franklin TN

For more information visit their website,
or call (615) 790-5575

Alarm permits New permit: $10
Annual renewal fee: $5
Renewal notices will be mailed to remind you.

Information about employment backgrounds or criminal background checks

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation offers citizens the ability to request criminal background checks that encompass the entire state of Tennessee for a fee of $29. Visit the TBI's website to obtain a Tennessee adult criminal history. For more information, call the TBI at (615) 744-4000.

The FBI allows individuals to obtain their own nationwide criminal record for a $45 fee. For more information on this option, call (877) 783-4187.

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