The Records Manager is responsible for maintaining all records held within the Department. This includes case files, accident reports, arrest records, fingerprint cards, along with all the other documentation necessary for law enforcement.
All records are kept for a period of time as set forth by the General Schedule of Virginia and then destroyed according to law. The schedule can be found at the Library of Virginia’s website.
Virginia Freedom of Information Act
All Virginia Freedom of Information Act requests are answered by
Records. These include requests for accident reports, reports related to
acts of crime (such as assaults, larcenies, vandalism, etc.), and
background checks. Radford City Police Department follows the laws set
forth by the Virginia Freedom of Information Act, which can be viewed
To request a report pertaining to a crime or an accident report, please print off the request form (PDF) and mail it to or bring it into the department.