Welcome to the Police Department section of the City of Jamestown website.  The information you find here about our services will be useful and informative.  If there is anything you would like to see on our website, please contact us.  Please do not hesitate to contact us by phone and we will make every effort to assist you.

The mission of the Jamestown Police Department is to assist the community in creating a safe and peaceful environment, protect life and property and help to ensure an exceptional quality of life.

The Jamestown Police Department operates 365 days a year, 24 hours a day.  In the Uniform Division, our department operates  three 8 hour shifts, each 24 hour period.  The Investigative Service Division works Monday – Friday and are on call on the weekends.  Other services we provide are:

  • Special Operations Team
  • Canine Services
  • School Resource Officer
  • Drug Task Force
  • Juvenile Officer

Hours for Specific Services

Obtain Copies of Reports
Monday – Friday  8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Animal and Vehicle Releases
Anytime

Fingerprinting
Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Excluding holidays)
At the Records Department

Property and Evidence Release
Arranged through Investigating Officer

Animal Licenses
Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
At the Records Department

Bike Licenses
Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
At the Records Department

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I obtain a copy of a police report?

Yes, reports available for a fee include:

  • Accident
  • Investigative
  • Informational
  • Records Check
  • Calls For Service

If you would like to make a request you can download the Report Request Form. Please note you will need Adobe Reader installed in order to view the document.

What licenses are available and how much do they cost?

Licenses are available at the Law Enforcement Center located at 205 6th Street SE, Jamestown.

Bicycle – $20.00 – 5 Year

Dogs

  • Spayed/Neutered – $14.00 – 1 Year, $28.00 – 3 Year
  • Unspayed/Unneutered – $20.00 – 1 Year, $40.00 – 3 Year


Cats

  • Spayed/Neutered – $8.00 – 1 Year, $16.00 – 3 Year
  • Unspayed/Unneutered – $15.00 – 1 Year, $30.00 – 3 Year


Kennel Permit

  • Private – $40.00
  • Commercial – $40.00
  • Foster Home – $23.00
  • Animal Shelter – $33.00

Please note you must provide proof of current rabies vaccination and verification of spay or neuter. Kennel permits are required if there are three or more cats, dogs or a combination of both at one single location.

How much does it cost to get fingerprinted?

$2.00 per finger print card and photo ID is required.

What is the phone number to the jail?

(701) 252-7436

How do I get a restraining/protection order?

For a restraining order you must contact the State’s Attorney’s office at (701) 252-6688. For a protection order you must contact Safe Shelter at (701) 251-2300.