The Police Records Bureau is responsible for organization, maintenance, and dissemination of all police reports. It is also responsible for maintaining the Department's automated records management system (I/Leads), compiling numerous statistics that are reported to the Department of Justice, fingerprinting and maintaining files on sex, arson, gang and narcotic registrants, processing city permits including Concealed Weapons Permits, fingerprinting and live-scanning, and background requests. Records personnel also staff the public counter for the Department and answer all incoming business telephone inquiries. The Police Records Bureau is staffed with nine full-time and three part-time personnel.
Under general supervision, performs a variety of routine to difficult office support work in support of Police Department operations including receptionist duties, typing, word processing, recordkeeping and filing; performs related work as assigned. This is the entry level class of the Police Records Assistant series. Initially, under close supervision, incumbents learn Police Department and City policies and procedures. As experience is gained there is greater independence of action within established guidelines. This class is alternatively staffed with Police Records Assistant II, and incumbents may advance to the higher level after gaining experience and demonstrating proficiency which meet the qualifications of the higher level class.