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FAQ's

Hoover Municipal Court


Property Retrieval


What is the procedure for picking up personal property?

Property collected by the Police Department may, under certain circumstances, be released to the owner. For convenience, please phone the Property Clerk at (205) 444-7726 in order to set an appointment.
Normal hours for property pick-up are Monday thru Friday, 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM and 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM.
Ownership of the property must be verified, and a photo I.D. is required for property release.

For any questions, please call the Property Clerk at (205) 444-7726 or the Crime Scene Supervisor at (205) 444-7659.
 

Police Records


How can I get my car out of police impound?

A vehicle will be released to the legal registered owner with proof of insurance & a current U.S. Driver's License. Release forms will be issued at the Hoover Public Safety Center (Police Records), 1st floor, 2020 Valleydale Road. HOURS: Monday - Friday (except Holidays), 7:30 AM - 5 PM.

What are the reporting requirements if I have been involved in a traffic accident?

You are required by law to complete an SR-31 Form ONLY IF a motor vehicle accident caused death, personal injury, or property damage to any one owner in excess of $500 by an uninsured motorist. This form is available at www.hooverpd.com under the "Resources" Tab, "Online Forms" section or www.dps.alabama.gov/services.
For questions, contact Safety Responsibility Unit at (334) 242-4222.

How can I obtain a copy of an accident report?

Accident reports are available at the Hoover Public Safety Center 1st floor (Police Records) 2020 Valleydale Road.

HOURS: Monday-Friday: 7:30 AM-5 PM (except holidays)

Report cost (no personal checks):   Cash-$5.  If paying with a card-there is a 2.75% PROCESSING FEE ON ALL CARD TRANSACTIONS.



Call (205) 444-7739 before coming to verify that the report is complete. Reports are also available by mail. Send a certified check or money order payable to the City of Hoover and a self-addressed, postage-paid return envelope to:

Hoover Police Department, Attn: Records Unit
2020 Valleydale Road Suite 102
Hoover, AL 35244

How can I obtain a copy of an Incident/Offense report?

Incident/Offense reports are available to the VICTIM ONLY (Identification required).
Reports are available at the Hoover Public Safety Center, 1st floor, 2020 Valleydale Road, between 7:30 AM and 5 PM, Monday through Friday, except holidays.

Report cost (no personal checks):   Cash-$5.  If paying with a card-there is a 2.75% PROCESSING FEE ON ALL CARD TRANSACTIONS.

Hoover City Jail


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