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Borough of Spotswood, NJ
Middlesex County
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[Derived from Sec. 2-16.5 of the 1969 Revised General Ordinances]
All requests for accident reports, police reports, drunk driving reports, or any other Police Department reports which are required for the defense of an individual charged with an offense returnable in the Municipal Court of the Borough of Spotswood shall be directed to the attention of the central file, Police Department, Borough of Spotswood, 7 Summerhill Road, Spotswood, New Jersey 08884.
Requests for reports shall contain, in the case of accidents, the name of the drivers, date and location of accident. All other requests shall list the name of the individual charged, the purpose of the request, the offense charged, the date, and the summons or complaint number.
[Amended 5-5-2003 by Ord. No. 2003-05]
Requests for reports shall be accompanied by a check, cash or money order made payable to the Borough of Spotswood in accordance with the rates outlined herein. The fees shall be as follows:
A. 
Motor vehicle accident reports (via mail).
(1) 
One to three pages: $5.
(2) 
Each additional page: $1.
B. 
Motor vehicle accident reports (in person).
(1) 
One to 10 pages: $0.75 per page.
(2) 
Eleven to 20 pages: $0.50 per page.
(3) 
All pages over 20: $0.25 per page.
C. 
Discovery.
(1) 
All written discovery: $10.
(2) 
Discovery for DWI: $25.
D. 
Transcriptions.
(1) 
Transcriptions of statements: $25.
(2) 
Transcription of dispatch radio logs/phone logs: $20.
E. 
Audio/video tapes.
(1) 
Audiotapes: $20.
(2) 
Videotapes: $30.
F. 
All other police reports (via mail).
(1) 
One to three pages: $8.
(2) 
Each additional page: $1.
G. 
All other police reports (in person).
(1) 
One to three pages: $5.
(2) 
Each additional page: $1.
H. 
Photographs.
(1) 
Contact sheet: $10.
(2) 
One to 10 photos: $10 each.
(3) 
Each additional photograph: $5 each.
I. 
Letter of clearance.
(1) 
Residents only: $5.
(2) 
Non-resident: $10.
J. 
Fingerprinting (residents or persons working in the Borough only):
(1) 
First two cards: $10.
(2) 
Additional cards: $3.
K. 
Request to inspect records kept by municipality:
(1) 
Special service charge for extraordinary time: $15/hour.