The Records Room of the Westlake Police Department is open to the public during normal business hours, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Three secretaries handle the workload in the Records Room, doing record checks, preparing court paperwork and entering all information obtained by the police officers into a computer network that can be reached both statewide and nationally. Copies of reports, such as motor vehicle accident reports and incident reports can be obtained for a minimal charge to cover copying fees.
Secretaries are the initial contact with citizens who enter the Police Department. They ask a few basic questions and determine how and by whom a citizen can best be served. Secretaries also help answer telephones when dispatchers are busy on other calls or are on the radio.
Secretaries also provide the following services for the department: