The Clinton Police Records section handles public requests for accident and incident reports as well as applications for various permits. You can obtain copies of reports through mail, email, or in person.
Obtaining Accident, Arrest & Incident Reports
Accident and incident reports may be obtained by contacting the records section of the Clinton Police Department either in person, by mail, or over the phone. Reports requested through the mail must have a self-addressed stamped envelope. There is a $2 fee for each report and we do not accept debit/credit cards. The records section is available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, but closed on recognized City holidays.
Payments for parking tickets may be made at City Hall, 221 Lisbon Street, or at the Clinton Police Department. Questions concerning parking tickets may be answered by contacting the Clinton Police Department at 910-592-3105.
If citizens would like to appeal the parking ticket you receive, a parking citation appeal form can be filled out and returned to the Clinton Police Department. See below for instructions and details.
Taxi permits are issued by the records section. These permits require a criminal history, fingerprint check, and proof of vehicle insurance and registration for each vehicle. Applicants must sign a background authorization form before starting the permit process. Additional information may be found in the Clinton City Ordinances.
- Fingerprint Fee: $14
- Initial Fee: $60
- Renewal Fee: $20
- Vehicle Fee per Vehicle: $15
Itinerant Merchant/Peddler's Permit
Any citizen wishing to engage as an itinerant merchant or peddler must obtain a permit from the Chief of Police obtained through the Records Section. The permit requires:
- $1,000 Surety Bond
- Criminal History Check
- Fingerprint Check
- Government Issued Identification
- Proof of North Carolina Tax Identification
- Signed Zoning Compliance Form
- Written Permission from Property Owner
Applicants must sign a background authorization form before starting the permit process. Additional information may be found in the Clinton City Ordinances. An application form (PDF) can be downloaded or obtained in person in the Clinton Police Department.
- Application Fee: $25
- Fingerprint Fee: $14
A person who purchases precious metals from the public in the city limits of Clinton must have a permit issued by the Chief of Police obtained through the Records Section. In order to obtain a permit you must have a valid picture identification, $10,000 surety bond, and have a background check done consisting of a fingerprint submission. Applicants must sign a background authorization form before starting the permit process. Additional information on precious metals may be found at North Carolina Department of Public Safety.
- Application Fee: $180
- Fingerprint Fee per Employee: $38
- Fee for each Employee Involved in Buying Process:
- $10 Initial
- $3 Renewal
Fingerprinting is offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at a cost of $10 per card. Please call 910-592-3105 before you come to make sure that someone is available to do fingerprinting.