The Virginia Tech Police Department releases records pursuant to Code of Virginia § 2.2-3704 an § 19.2-389. At the sole discretion of the Virginia Tech Police Department, anyone petitioning for the release of a record may be charged for costs incurred by compliance with said petition Id. F-I and A.11&40, respectively.
Personal or private information, and information regarding educational records of involved parties may be redacted from copies of reports, as such information may be exempt under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (COV § 2.2-37) and/or protected by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. § 1232g).
To request a copy of a record, submit a completed Request for Record form to the address below or via fax at 540-951-2803.
Virginia Tech Police Department
Public Safety Building (0523)
330 Sterrett Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
You may select from one of two options provided for receiving a requested record:
- Pick-up: The report will be held in the Virginia Tech Police Department's Dispatch Center, located at 330 Sterrett Drive, Blacksburg, VA. We ask that once you have been notified that the requested report is available, you pick it up within 2 days. Our Dispatch Center is open 24/7.
- USPS Delivery: The report will be mailed to whatever address is provided on the request form.
(The Virginia Tech Police Department provides no guarantee and assumes no liability, stated or implied, for the delivery or security of records mailed via the United States Postal Service)
Reports cannot be transmitted electronically due to the sensitive nature of the documents.
For assistance, contact Denise Linkenhoker, accreditation and records coordinator at 540-231-1251.