The Abilene Police Department's Operations Division maintains police records and forwards data to state and federal reporting systems. The APD also provides access to public records. Public copies of accident and offense reports (first page only for public dissemination) may be obtained by calling the police clerk at 785-263-1213, during regular business hours or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. All requests will be responded to within no later than 72 business hours.
Per the City of Abilene's Police Department Fee Schedule it is $5 per case to receive copies of accident reports, offense reports or Municipal Court records.
Kansas Open Records Act (KORA) requests must be submitted for any public records request beyond a copy of an accident or offense report, A charge for providing access to public records is authorized by state law and has been established by the City governing body. These charges are set at a level to compensate the City for the actual costs incurred in honoring your request. The fee schedule established by the City of Abilene is the actual cost of the staff time required to compile the information requested plus copying fees of $1.00 for the first page and $.50 per page thereafter.