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The Records Customer Service Section will be located at 3510 South Michigan. The hours of operation will be 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM. You can request a copy of the police report there with the correct information (see link below for details).
If you live outside of Chicago and are unable to visit the City of Chicago building in person, you must go to your local police station for fingerprinting. You will then mail in the appropriate documentation.
(1) fingerprints (2) money order (3) copy of identification (4) letter
See link on how to request a police report for Chicago police: http://home.chicagopolice.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/How-Do-I-Request-a-Police-Report.pdf
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You would be getting fingerprints done at the local police station and then sending it to Chicago to get your full "rap sheet". You then mail this along with the other 3 items to the Chicago PD. That link showed the request of an accident related report which I linked just to show the letter of clearance process which I guessed you would be most interested in. Without a lot of the information, your fingerprints might be all you can get. The letter of clearance normally must be requested in person, but you may try to call the police department to see if you can set up a way to take care of that. See link from Chicago pd site: http://directives.chicagopolice.org/directives/data/a7a57be2-12bcfa66-cf112-bd00-af63e43c37c4b77b.html
"Letters of Clearance
A.A Letter of Clearance (CPD-31.421 or 31.422 or 31.423) is a letter that certifies whether or not a person has been convicted of a criminal offense (excluding traffic or minor regulatory ordinances). This letter is issued for passport, immigration, or adoption purposes only and cannot provide a character reference or identification.
B.Members of the general public requesting a Letter of Clearance must request such letters in person at the Records Inquiry and Customer Service Section, Records Services Division. Requesters can obtain these letters only for themselves, not for any other person, and will be required to present proper photo identification at the time of processing. A fee will be charged at the time of processing.
C.Department members receiving requests for a Letter of Clearance will direct such inquiring persons to the Records Inquiry and Customer Service Section, Records Services Division."
The original process I laid out should get you that. Also from that second link it provides: "Public Access to Reports
A.Members of the general public may obtain a copy of a case report or other document containing information to substantiate a personal injury or a loss or damage to property. Such reports, except for Traffic Crash Reports, will be reviewed by Department personnel prior to their release in order to remove the investigative and statement portions as well as other such sensitive information. Members of the general public may initiate this process:
1.in person, at Central Police Headquarters with the payment of the applicable fee as designated in Item IV-B.
a.addressed to Chicago Police Department, Records Inquiry and Customer Service Section, Unit 163
b.including the following information:
(1)the victim’s or reporting person’s name and address,
(2)the type and location of incident,
(3)the RD number,
c.accompanied by a:
(1)self-addressed stamped envelope;
You simply need to get more details for the request and you might simply call or search for your arrest online to try and get more information.
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