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Records Request





  • Call the Legal Records Custodian at (715)395-1432

  • Email your request to:

  • In person at the Law Enforcement Center, 1316 N 14th Street, Superior, WI, between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 p.m.

  • Mail your request to:  Douglas County Sheriff's Office
                                           Attn: Records
                                           1316 N 14th St, Suite 100
                                           Superior, WI 54880          


  • Fax requests will not be accepted (except background check)



When making a request, please be as specific as possible including the case number (if available), names, dates, times and locations.




Some Sheriff's Office records are exempt or partially exempt from disclosure under the Wisconsin Open Records Law because they are protected by state or federal law, court decisions, Heath Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA), Driver Privacy Protection Act (DPPA) ad/or other rules and regulations.  Any incident which is currently under investigation is exempt from disclosure.



Paper Documents         Black and White                   $.25 per page

Paper Documents         Color                                   $.35 per page

CD's / DVD's                                                          $5.00 per unit

Research                                                               $22.51 per hour



No responses to requests will be sent via FAX.


The legal custodian may impose a fee upon the requester of a copy of a record which may not exceed the actual, necessary and direct cost of reproduction and transcription, photographing, and photographic processing of the record, unless a fee is otherwise specifically established or authorized to be established by law.  The legal custodian my impose a fee upon a requester for locating a record, not exceeding the actual, necessary and direct cost of location if the cost is $50.00 or more.   The legal custodian may impose a fee upon the requester for the actual, necessary and direct cost of mailing or shipping of any copy or photograph of a record, which is mailed or shipped to the requester.


We accept cash, check or money order for payment.  There is no charge for emailing of records. (NOTE:  Emailing is prohibitive for photos or large files.)  Prepayment is required for any requests over $5.00