Criminal History Requests

Shirley Cosmos, Chief Records Clerk
Main Phone: (775) 328-3017Criminal History Request

  • Applicants requesting a Criminal History must print and complete the Criminal History Request Form. PDF
  • You may bring the form to the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office, Records Section, or you may mail it to the Records Section at 911 Parr Blvd, Reno, NV 89512.
  • You must provide a self-addressed, stamped return envelope
  • The service charge is $10.00/$25.00 and there may be additional charges for extensive histories.
  • If you mail the form to the Records Section, you must include either a money order or a cashier’s check for the service charge.
  • Your request may take up to 10 days for completion (longer if the criminal history information is extensive).

CRIMINAL HISTORY REQUESTS FOR YOURSELF:

  • All Washoe County Sheriff's Office arrests and/or bookings for the past 10 years will be provided.
  • A disposition on all WCSO arrests will be provided if available. If a disposition is unavailable, it is your responsibility to contact the court of jurisdiction for that information. We do not contact the court for you.

CRIMINAL HISTORY REQUESTS FOR OTHER PERSONS:

Only Washoe County arrests resulting in a conviction will be provided in accordance with NRS 179A. Signed authorization or other restrictions may apply. Please contact our office at 328-3017 for specific information.

IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO CONTACT RENO POLICE DEPARTMENT, SPARKS POLICE DEPARTMENT AND THE NEVADA HIGHWAY PATROL TO ENSURE YOU ARE RECEIVING A COMPLETE CRIMINAL HISTORY IN WASHOE COUNTY.

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