Public Records Request - Legal or Criminal

The Billings City Attorney's Office handles public records requests pertaining only to criminal and legal matters.  In order to obtain public records, a Public Records Request form must be completed and submitted.  

If your request pertains to another department, your request should be sent directly to said department or the City Clerk's Office.

The completed form can either be faxed to (406) 657-3067, emailed to our office, or dropped off at our office with is located on the first floor of the City Hall building next to the Billings Police Department.

The processing time is usually two to three weeks. Once the records request is completed and available, you will be contacted, and the cost will be indicated at that time.  For any cost in excess of $100, we will call you in advance, with an estimate, to obtain your approval to fulfill the request.

Requesting a DVD Copy of a DUI Arrest

You may request a DVD copy of your DUI arrest from the Billings Police Evidence.  When available it will be in the Detective Division on the third floor of City Hall. There is a $35 charge per DVD.

The Billings Municipal Court Office handles public record requests pertaining only to the 
Billings Municipal Court. 

The City Clerk maintains a legislative history of City Council actions and provides information to the public regarding  City Council action and City records.