The following are some fees charged by the department to cover administrative costs of some common transactions.
Copies of police reports - ¢.50 per page for incident reports, $1.00 for accident reports.
Fingerprinting - Takes place in the Records Bureau on the 1st floor of NBPD. $5.00 per card. Pistol permits are done by appointment only. New Britain residents only, please. Fingerprinting is done on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday between 10:00AM-12:00PM and 2:00PM until 3:00PM. Records Bureau is open from 10:00AM-3:00PM on Monday through Friday. Schedule an appointment at 860-826-3190 for pistol permit fingerprinting.
Vendor's License - Applications available in the License Bureau on the 1st floor of NBPD. Cost is $250.00 per year. Licenses are required for any itinerant vendors or peddlers in the city. Certain areas of the city are off-limits to said vendors. Food sales must be approved by the city's health department first, on a space provided on the vending application. Call 860-826-3078 for an appointment with the License Bureau. This permit is required by city ordinance and is enforced.
Bazaars/Raffles - Applications available in the License Bureau on the 1st floor of NBPD. After approval by the Chief of Police, or his designee, and the Division of Special Revenue for the State of CT, the applicant is then notified to pick up their permit and paperwork. Fees for bazaars are $20.00 per day. Fees for raffles vary depending on the aggregate value of prizes, with half the fee being paid to the State of CT and half to the city. Call 860-826-3078 for an appointment with the License Bureau or for more information.
Hiring Special Duty Officers - To hire an officer for a special event or for roadwork, contact the License Bureau at 860-826-3078. You should give the Department at least three business days notice prior to an event to find an officer to work it. The officer must be paid for at the time the order is placed, in cash, money order, or business check unless prior arrangements have been made. The rate for an officer for up to four hours is $248.82, and from anything over four hours up to eight hours the rate is $497.64. After eight hours, the hiring party is billed on an hourly basis. If a cruiser is requested, a $100.00 fee will be added for the first four hours. An additional $100.00 is assessed for the next four hours of use of a police vehicle. These figures include all tax and administrative fees. Current rate table.