Thank you for contacting the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Public Relations Division. General Media inquiries should be directed to the Public Relations Manager by contacting 423-209-8906.
Neither the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Public Relations Division nor its staff supply reports or official documents. Incident reports from other law enforcement agencies are also not released through the HCSO Public Relations Division. All requests for records must be directed to the HCSO Records Division or the originating agency.
The HCSO Records Division is open Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Reports from this office are not issued on the weekends or after hours. The following reports and official documents can be requested through this office:
- HCSO Incident Reports*
- HCSO Arrest Reports*
- HCSO Traffic Reports*
*(Please note, all HCSO internal reports can take up to 48 hours or longer to process through the system. Reports cannot be released until they have been approved, cleared, and issued to the Records Division.)
The media may pick up hard copies of HCSO incident reports, arrest reports, and accident reports at any of the following Record Division Offices Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm:
HCSO West Patrol Annex
6233 Dayton Blvd
Hixson, TN 37343
HCSO East Patrol Annex
8395 Hickory Valley Road
Chattanooga, TN 37416
423-893-3503 Ext. 231
601 Walnut Street
Hamilton County Justice Building (Jail Building)
Chattanooga, TN 37402
For Questions regarding Inmate Information, you may use our web-based service Inmate Information Online, or use our automated service by dialing 423-209-7000, and pressing (2) for Jail Information.
The following items are available online 24 hours a day for the media agencies and residents:
Media InquiriesPublic Information Officer