Police Records

Police Service Information
Although the City of Liberty does not directly provide the following services, below is a list of citizen resources:

Criminal History/Background Check
The Liberty Police Department is not permitted to do criminal background checks for the public. You can contact the Clay County Sheriff’s Department at 816-407-3750 to conduct a background check or download a background check form from the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Driving Record
Your driving record must be obtained from the Missouri Department of Revenue’s local license bureau. In Liberty that office is located at 137 N. Stewart Rd. The license bureau can be contacted by phone at 816-407-9186.

Some professions require you to complete a fingerprint card. The Liberty Police Department does not offer this service. Individuals can be fingerprinted at the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, located at 12 S. Water St., Liberty, Missouri. Call 816-407-3750 for more information and to make an appointment. Missouri State Highway Patrol also provides fingerprinting services. A request form is available online.

Juvenile Records
The Police Records Unit is restricted by state law from releasing a report involving a juvenile. State law defines a juvenile as an individual under the age of 17 years. These reports can be obtained at the Clay County Children’s Justice Center at 351 E Kansas St., Liberty, Missouri. The Justice Center can be contacted by phone at 816-736-8400.