A Better Way to Obtain Your Crash Report Online

At AccidentReports.com, you can take advantage of our innovative collision report information center to search for a copy of your traffic accident report. To start your search, fill out the form on this page and submit your accident information.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Obtain a Copy of My Crash Report?

You can get a copy of your West Covina police report at AccidentReports.com, or you can go through the West Covina Police Department.
The West Covina Police Department offers two ways to obtain a copy of crash reports.

In-Person

You can pick up a copy of your West Covina Police Department accident report in person. You must show a valid photo ID, fill out a Records Request Form and pay the appropriate fee.
The West Covina Police Department is located at:
1444 W. Garvey Ave
West Covina, CA
91790
Contact the department before you attempt to pick up your report to ensure it’s available.
Phone: (626) 939-8540
Business Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 am to 5:30 pm

By Mail

You can send a written request to the West Covina Police Department, along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope, the appropriate fee, and a copy of a valid photo ID.
Mail your request to:
West Covina Police Department
Attn: Records
1444 W. Garvey Ave
West Covina, CA
91790

How Much Do Accident Reports Cost?

Traffic collision reports are $10.00 per copy.

What Information is in a Collision Report?

A collision report is a type of legal document that’s filled out by a police officer who responded to the scene of an automobile accident.
In this document you’ll find:

  • Time, date, and location of the accident
  • The names and contact details for all parties involved in the crash
  • A diagram of the accident scene
  • Any citations issued for the violation of traffic laws
  • License plate numbers
  • Drivers license numbers
  • Insurance and registration information
  • The make and models for each vehicle
  • Weather in road conditions
  • A description of bodily injuries sustained in the accident
  • A description of vehicle damage and personal property damage
  • Accident type, such as a multi-vehicle collision or single-vehicle accident
  • Cause of accident, such as distracted driving, aggressive driving, etc.
  • Any contributing factors to the accident. Contributing factors can include a traffic jam, roadwork, potholes, a deceased animal on the road, missing or broken traffic lights or signs, or icy roads. Police officers are very detailed in their description of the accident and will include a summary of their findings including how and why they believe the accident occurred and which driver was negligent.

When Will My Accident Report Be Available?

On average, crash reports for basic types of accidents will be available within fourteen business days. Collision reports for car crashes that involve auto accident fatalities will be unavailable for several months.

Who Can Obtain Certified Copies of Traffic Reports?

Unredacted traffic reports are available to all parties involved in the accident, vehicle owners, an auto insurance company, law enforcement agencies, accident attorneys, and the parents or legal guardians of a minor involved in an auto accident.

What Other Types of Reports and Records are Available at the West Covina PD?

  • Arrest records
  • Criminal records
  • Inmate records
  • Crime reports and statics

Why Do I Need to Get a Copy of My Collision Police Report?

If you were injured in an auto accident that was not your fault, then you may be entitled to compensation to cover the cost of all accident-related expenses, including medical bills, lost wages, and vehicle repairs.

If you plan to file a legal claim, such as an auto insurance claim, you must obtain this type of report.

An accident report contains vital information that can be used to prove liability. Information found in a traffic crash report that can help strengthen your claim can include the accident report summary written by the reporting police officer which details how and why the accident occurred, and which party they believe was negligent. Other information that a personal injury attorney will use during the negotiations process includes any citations issued for the violation of traffic laws, any arrests made, the diagram of the crash site, and other accident details that can prove liability.

How Can I Get My Police Crash Report Online?

At AccidentReports.com, we understand how chaotic life can be following an auto accident and have made it our mission to help accident victims obtain this important legal document as soon as possible. If you were recently involved in a motor vehicle crash you can take advantage of our comprehensive collision report data center to search for a copy of your CA crash report. Start your search now by filling out the form on this page and submitting your accident information to get assistance.

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