City of Bishop, California



Office Hours for Administration purposes are from 8:30am – 4:30pm Monday through Friday; closed for Holidays.

When can I come in to get my fingerprints taken?
Livescan and fingerprint services are done by appointment only.  Please contact this office to schedule an appointment.  Fingerprinting is done Monday – Friday, between 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM at (760) 873-5823.

For the safety, convenience and courtesy of all our patrons and employees we ask that you do not bring children with you when being fingerprinted. They will not be allowed past the security door and our staff cannot be responsible to look after them.

Parking Citations
To Pay Parking Tickets Online, visit
To pay by any major credit card, debit card or by check, call:
(800) 989-2058


Mail Parking Ticket Payments to: 
City of Bishop
c/o Citation Processing Center
P.O. Box 10479
Newport Beach, CA 92658-0479
Phone: (800) 989-2058

If you wish to contest a parking citation online please go to or contact the Citation Processing Center at (800) 989-2058. A review must be made within 21 calendar days of receiving the citation.
If you wish to obtain a copy of your parking citation, contact the Citation Processing Center at (800) 989-2058
If you wish to pay your parking citation, you can do so by mail, in person, or online with any major credit card, debit card, or by check.  Make your check or money order payable to the City of Bishop and write the license plate number on your check or money order

Request for Parking Permits for the Sierra Street Parking Lot
Contact the Bishop Police Department Administration Office at (760) 873-5823 to request or renew a parking permit.

Lost and Found:

We receive several items of found property each year which go unclaimed.  Please stop by or call us at 760-873-5866  if you have lost an item or have found unattended property.

Citizen Complaints:
Citizen Complaint Process
Citizen Complaint/Commendation form

How do I get a copy of a report?
You may request a copy of a police report by downloading and filling out the Report Request Form and emailing the completed form to or by mailing the completed form to 207 West Line Street, Bishop, CA 93514. You may also call (760) 873-5823 if you need additional assistance or information.

Schedule of Fees:

Impound Fees $ 125
Accident Report $ 20
Crime Report $ 20
Fingerprint Rolling Fee $ 25
Livescan Fingerprint Rolling Fee $ 25 + Dept of Justice & FBI Fees
Repossession Processing $ 15
Bicycle Registration NO FEE

This information is provided for the public to be aware of what is happening around them, using this information to cause duress or harm to any person, place, or thing is against the law. If you use this information for anything other than it is intended, you may find your name here.

Police Log – A daily log of police activity in the community can be viewed on the front counter, in the lobby of the Bishop Police Department. Click here for the Media Page

California Police and Highway Patrol Departments and California Sheriff’s Departments – The California Association of Law Enforcement Investigators (CALEBI) has a handy list of all the law enforcement and government agencies in the state.

Bishop Police Department Policy Manual  The Bishop Police Department’s Policy Manual is guided by Lexipol, which is based on constitutional law and a “best practice” philosophy. Lexipol is the industry standard and is currently used by the majority of California Law Enforcement agencies.

The Bishop Police Department policy manual is subject to frequent updates based upon changes in State or Federal laws and/or best practices. As changes occur, the most recent policies will be posted on our webpage.

Bishop Police Department 2021 Training Plan has been posted and is available through the link.