Fireworks are prohibited in the City of Westbrook, except for on December 31, July 4 and July 5. Fireworks are allowed on December 31 and July 4 from 9 a.m. until 12:30 a.m. the following day (January 1 and July 5). Fireworks are allowed on July 5 from 9 a.m. until 10 p.m. (If July 5 falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the end time is 12:30 a.m. on July 6). To use fireworks on those three days, you must obtain a fireworks permit from the City. You can obtain these at the Public Safety Building for $10.
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To get copies of an accident report, please visit www.crashdocs.org or the Maine Crash Reporting website to obtain a copy of a report. You will need your last name, report number, and the date of the accident to access your report. It does take a couple of days for reports to get uploaded to the sites. Please do not contact us for a report unless it has been over a week since your accident and the report has not been uploaded yet.
To get copies of a Police report, please fill out the WPD Records Request Form. The form is also available in the lobby of the Public Safety Building. The request forms can be dropped off at the Public Safety Building or mailed to the Westbrook Police Department, addressed to the Records Administrator. There are fees associated with purchasing a report - please see the request form for the amount. Payment is due before any reports can be released, and checks should be made out to the City of Westbrook. If you are requesting a copy of report that is in the court system, we cannot provide that to you. You will need to go through the discovery process with the District Attorney’s Office.
To request the return of property that was seized by a police officer, you need to fill out a Property Request Form - this form is also available in the lobby of the Public Safety Building. The completed forms can be dropped off at the Public Safety Building or mailed to the Westbrook Police Department, addressed to the Evidence Technician. Please make sure that your contact information is filled out completely so we can contact you if we have any questions. You should be aware that if your property is part of a criminal case we may not be able to release it without approval from the District Attorney or until the court process has ended.
To apply for a Concealed Firearms permit, you need to turn in a completed application to the Westbrook Police Department. The application is available in the lobby of the Public Safety Building or you can download the document online, Concealed Firearms Application Packet. Completed applications should be dropped off at the Public Safety Building or mailed to the Westbrook Police Department, addressed to the Records Administrator. Along with the applications, you must include the appropriate fee ($35 for new applicants, $20 for renewals and $2 for change of address). Checks should be made out to the City of Westbrook.
You can leave an anonymous tip by calling 207-591-8117. This number is not for reporting emergencies or other incidents requiring a timely police response. For emergencies please dial 911, and for non-emergencies please dial 207-854-0644, ext. 0.
To make a complaint against any employee of the Westbrook Police Department, or any aspect of police operations, you can fill out the Citizen Complaint Form (DOC). This form is available in the lobby of the Public Safety Building. You may mail your complaint to the Chief of Police:
570 Main StreetWestbrook, ME 04092
You can also bring the form to the Public Safety Building. You are also welcome to speak with a Police Supervisor, either at the Public Safety Building or by phone. If you have any questions about filling out the complaint forms any Police Supervisor or Administrator will be able to assist you.
Please visit the Becoming a Westbrook Police Officer page to learn more about our application process.
Between November 15 and April 15, no parking is allowed on any street in Westbrook for more than 1 hour between Midnight and 6 a.m. Vehicles parked on any street during this time may be ticketed, and during times that Public Works is plowing they may be towed. Parking is available at the following locations:
When parking overnight in a city-owned downtown lot during a Snow Emergency (which is any plowable snow event), vehicles need to be parked in the Green Zones between the hours of 12 AM and 7 AM. Green Zones are located in the Mechanic Street Lot, Ash Street Lot and Church Street Lots, as designated by Green Zone signs at those locations. Any vehicle not parked in the designated Green Zones during a Snow Emergency will be ticketed and towed. Vehicles must be moved out of the Green Zones by 7 AM to allow for snow removal. Any vehicles parked in Green Zones between 7 AM and 8 AM during a Snow Emergency will be ticketed and towed.
For further information please visit the winter parking page on the City’s website at https://www.westbrookmaine.com/564/Winter-Parking.
Yes. Fingerprinting is available on Mondays between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. No appointment is necessary. If you are a Westbrook resident or the company needing fingerprints is from Westbrook, we will fingerprint you for no cost. For non-Westbrook residents and companies the cost is $10. You must provide the fingerprint card. Please be aware that due to priority calls you may have to wait a while to get fingerprinted, or you may be asked to come back the next week if officers are going to be unavailable.