The function of the Investigations Division is to perform follow-up investigations into serious and involved crimes that cannot be handled by patrol alone. Police detectives typically receive preliminary investigations, assess leads, contact witnesses, interview suspects, prepare and serve search warrants, and prepare cases for presentation to the District Attorney.
You can contact our Investigations Division by phoning (925) 252-4151.
The Pittsburg Police Department Records Division handles requests for public information regarding crime reports, auto accident, restraining orders, arrest, etc. The Records Division manages the public lobby front counter, fingerprinting, and all police records management. Records Management includes the preparation of case files for all police reports prepared within the department. Current and historical files are maintained in accordance with the California laws addressing the storing and maintenance of public records. This Division is also responsible for maintaining the traffic citation files and processing parking tickets for the traffic courts.
Live Scan Fingerprinting
Live scan fingerprinting services are available through the Pittsburg Police Department. Live scan printing requires a request form from your employer. Picture ID is required at the time of printing. A valid CA driver's license, CA state ID, Military Identification Card, Green Card, Immigration Card, Alien Registration Card, or Valid Out-of State Drivers license.
Division Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 2:30pm (by appointment only)
To make an appointment for fingerprinting call (925) 252-4980.
The fee for fingerprinting is $32. There is an additional fee for live scan printing, which varies depending on the requesting agency. You can ask about this fee when you call for an appointment.
Payment by cash or credit card only.
Live Scan Fingerprinting Services are also available at the following locations by appointment:
- Brentwood Police Department (925) 634-6911
- Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office (925) 957-7100
- Pleasanton Unified School District (925) 485-6074
- San Pablo Police Department (510) 215-3130
- San Ramon Police Department (925) 973-2700
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