Help, Right When You Need it

At AccidentReports.com, we can help you obtain a copy of your collision report, from the comfort of your home. Now, you can take advantage of our comprehensive crash report information center and obtain a copy of your traffic report as soon as possible. Start your search now by filling out the form on this page and submitting your accident information.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Obtain a Copy of My Southern California Accident Report?

You can get a copy of your Downey police report at AccidentReports.com, or you can go through the Downey Police Department.
The Downey Police Department offers three options for record seekers.

Downey Police Records Request In-Person

You can visit the Downey PD in person and request a copy of your report. You must fill out a Records Request Form, show your photo ID, and pay the appropriate fee. Your Downey Police Department report may not be available on the day you make the request. You can contact the department before you visit to inquire about the status of your report. If the report has been processed, you will be able to obtain a copy on the day of your visit.
The Downey Police Department is located at:
11111 Brookshire Ave.
Downey, CA
90241
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday: 7:30am – 5:30pm
Saturdays & Sundays: 2:30pm – 5:00pm
Phone: (562) 904-2315

By Mail

You can send a written report to the Downey Police Department to obtain a copy of your collision report. You must include a copy of your photo ID, payment, a self-addressed, stamped envelope, and accident details, such as the time, location, and date of the accident.
Mail your request to:
11111 Brookshire Ave.
Downey, CA
90241

Online

You can visit the Downey Police Department’s website to learn how to obtain a crash report online.

How Much Do Accident Reports Cost?

Copies of reports are $9 each.

What Information is in a Collision Report?

  • The date, time, and location of the crash
  • The names and contact details of all parties involved
  • A diagram of the crash site
  • Insurance information
  • A description of personal injuries
  • A description of vehicle damage
  • Any citations issued for the violation of traffic laws
  • Driver’s license numbers
  • The police officer’s accident investigation findings, which include how and why the traffic crash occurred and which driver they believe was responsible.
  • Any arrests made
  • Road and weather conditions
  • Other accident details, such as anything that may have contributed to the accident including an animal in the street, poor road conditions, potholes, and more

Who Can Get an Unredacted Traffic Report?

  • All involved parties
  • Vehicle owners
  • Insurance companies
  • The parent or legal guardian of a minor involved in the auto accident
  • Law enforcement agencies
  • Accident lawyer
  • Actions of police officers

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

    If you sustained a major injury in an auto collision you may be entitled to compensation. After an accident, you must obtain a copy of your traffic accident report and use the information found in the report to prove the other driver was negligent. If the accident was not your fault, the traffic crash report can be used as valuable evidence.

    Information in a traffic report that can prove liability includes the police officer’s accident investigation findings which detail how and why the accident occurred and which driver the law enforcement officer believes was negligent. A diagram of the crash site, road and weather conditions, any citations issued for traffic law violations, any arrests made, a description of the injuries you sustained, and a description of vehicle damage and personal property damage, can all be used to strengthen your claim for compensation.

    An attorney will use the information in the crash report when building a case and negotiating with the other driver’s insurance company to fight for a fair settlement that will cover the cost of all accident-related damages.

    How Can I Get My Collision Report Online?

    At AccidentReports.com, you can take advantage of our intuitive accident report information center to obtain a copy of your CA accident report as soon as it’s available. We know how difficult life after an auto accident can be, so we’ve made it our mission to help accident victims obtain this important document easily and quickly. Start your search now by filling out the form on this page and submitting your accident information to get assistance.

    Fill Out the Form on this Page to Begin Your Online Accident Report Search

    Accident Report City & County Lookup