Public Records Requests

The City of Everett, in accordance with the Washington State Public Records Act RCW 42.56, allows for the inspection or copies of records unless specifically exempted by law. After submitting a request, you may be contacted to clarify your request or to coordinate delivery of records.

Many city records, including ordinances, resolutions, meeting minutes, building records, and contracts are available online on the Digital Records Center.

  1. Police Records
  2. General City Records
  3. Fire Investigation Reports

Request Police Records

To request Everett Police records, please use the Everett Public Records Request Center. Requests may also be made through the mail at 3002 Wetmore Ave, by phone at 425-257-8539 (voicemail).

The Police Records Unit is located at 3002 Wetmore Ave. They may be reached by phone at 425-257-8539; fax at 425-257-6501 or by email. The Everett Police Department Records Officer is Jeanne Johnson Jacobs. 

Pursuant to RCW 42.56.240(14)(II), the Everett Police Department charges $58.74 per hour (prorated charge applies for less than a full hour) for the purpose of redacting, altering, distorting, pixilating, suppressing, or otherwise obscuring any portion of a body worn camera recording.

Everett Municipal Court Records are maintained and released by the Court and are not subject to release under the Public Records Act. To request Court records, please contact the court and review the Court's Access to Administrative Records.


Type of Records Cost
Printed (paper) Copies (standard 8 1/2 x 11)  $0.15 per page
Scanned Copies $0.10 per page
Electronic files and or electronic attachments $0.05 per each 4 files
Transmission of records via electronic format $0.10 per 1 GB
Digital Media Storage At cost
Mailing costs At cost
Conversion Fee $30 / hour (see Conversion Rule)
Body worn camera footage (Police only) $58.74 per hour 

The fee schedule is maintained by the City Clerk and updated administratively as costs change. Please see the City Clerk's Rule for Public Records Requests Fees (PDF). Copy charges may be remitted by cash, check, money order, MasterCard, or Visa payment. For additional information on fees, including invoice due dates, please see section 5 of our Public Records Act Compliance Policy (PDF)