Records & Services

Records & Services

Fee Schedule

Accident Reports - $10 per report

Incident Reports - $.10 per page

Handgun Local Fee - $50/Lifetime    $40/Lifetime if current valid license    $10/4-yr License

Fingerprinting - $5 per card

*Payments by Cash, Credit or Debit Card, Money Order.  NO personal Checks.

Accident Reports:  If you are in an accident and the report was taken by a Cumberland police officer, a copy of your accident report can be obtained three to five days after the date of the incident from the Cumberland Police Department Records Division for a $5.00 fee.  You can also obtain a copy of your report from for a nominal fee 24/7.
Incident Reports:  A copy of an incident report can also be obtained through the Cumberland Police Department Records Division.  When requesting an incident report, please have the name of the individual on the report and case number to expedite the process.  There is a $5.00 fee for copies of incident reports.

Traffic Tickets

To pay for Cumberland issued ticket, go to or Google “Pay my ticket” and follow the link.

To pay in person for Cumberland issued ticket: Contact Michelle Jones, Court Clerk, at 317-894-3525 or visit the Cumberland Police Department on Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  

Handgun Permits:  To apply for a gun permit through the Cumberland Police Department, the applicant must be a Cumberland resident and 18 years of age.
When applying for a handgun permit, you must bring with you a current piece of photo identification (i.e. driver's license or state identification card) and two money orders - one made out to the "Town of Cumberland" for the local fee and one made out to the "State of Indiana" for the state fee.  The handgun licensing fee schedule can be found on this web page under the "Related Pages" section.  We do not accept credit cards, cash, or checks.  Fingerprint cards will be provided.

How to apply for a handgun permit: 

  1. Go to
  2. Select the country you live in and fill out the application completely.
  3. Select the type of permit you are applying for: “4-year” or “lifetime”.
  4. Click “Submit”.
  5. Call (877) 472-6917 to schedule your appointment with Morpho Trust for electronic fingerprinting.
  6. After fingerprinting, take the proper form of payment for local fees, fingerprint receipt and photo ID to your local police department to finish your application. You will be contacted when your handgun application is approved.

*To be able to pay at the Cumberland Police Department, the applicant must live within the Cumberland Police Department boundaries.  If unsure of address boundaries, please call the department at 317-894-3525.

Fingerprinting:  The Cumberland Police Department provides a fingerprinting service to those who need fingerprints completed for employment, adoption, licensing or any other number of reasons.  When needing to be fingerprinted, you must bring with your driver's license or state identification card.
Vehicle Releases:  Vehicle releases for vehicles that are towed by the Cumberland Police Department can be obtained through the Records Division during normal business hours.  The vehicle owner will need to provide valid photo ID, and may also need additional proof of ownership, registration, and/or insurance depending on the reason for the tow.

Vehicle Tow Releases

8:00 am – 8:00 pm Monday – Thursday

8:00am – 2:00pm Friday

Requirements: owner of the vehicle, valid driver with driver’s license, current vehicle registration, proof of insurance

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Checks:  If you require a VIN check, please call the Cumberland Police Department business office during our normal business hours.  To help expedite the process, we ask that you bring your vehicle or the item requiring a VIN check in to the Cumberland Police Department with documentation listing the VIN number (i.e. the title) and the proper paperwork from the Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV).  If the vehicle or item cannot be brought in to the police department, an officer will be dispatched to your location to perform the VIN check.  However, please know that at times our officers may be responding to other calls for service and cannot perform the VIN check immediately.  We ask that you be patient, and our officers will get to you as soon as possible.

VIN checks on vehicles that are purchased out of state can be checked at the Cumberland Police Department.  Bring the vehicle to be checked, VIN form, title information, Photo ID, and payment of $5.00.  No personal checks.

Salvage VIN Checks are not performed at the Cumberland Police Department.  Check with the State Police for Salvage VIN Checks.