City of Rochester Public Safety Building

 City Public Safety Building Serving with PRIDE - Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Dedication, Excellence

185 Exchange Blvd.

Rochester, NY 14614

(585) 428-5990 (City of Rochester General Inquiries or Non-Emergencies) 

General Information: 

The City Public Safety Building is located in Downtown Rochester, NY, adjacent to the Monroe County Hall of Justice building. Public Safety Building offices provide records, reports, fingerprinting, pistol permit services and more.

Accident/Records Window

Accident records are provided only to parties involved. There is a cost of .25 cents per copied page. This resource is located on the Plaza Level of the City Public Safety Building, 185 Exchange Boulevard. 

Accident/Records Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 4 PM; closed holidays and weekends. Insurance companies can access accident records through a FOIL request at

 Fingerprint Services:

Fingerprint services are obtained at the Accident/Records office adjacent to the Police Headquarters desk. You must provide the fingerprint cards if they are for your employer, as well as an official photo ID, such as a driver license, learner permit, non-driver photo ID card or passport. There is a $25 fee for fingerprinting and a $125 fee for pistol permit applications, which includes fees for fingerprinting and a criminal record check. Should you be unsure as to the type of fingerprint cards to utilize, please refer back to the employer or licensing agency for which you are obtaining fingerprints.

Finger Printing and Pistol Permit Hours: Monday - Friday, 1 PM - 3 PM; closed holidays and weekends.