An Expedient Way to Obtain Your Elk Grove Crash Report Online

At AccidentReports.com, you can search our online collision report information center and locate a copy of your traffic report the minute it’s available. Finally, there’s a safe, secure, and hassle-free way to get a copy of your traffic report from the comfort of your own home. To get started, fill out the form on this page and submit your accident information.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Obtain a Copy of My Traffic Accident Report?

You can get a copy of your Elk Grove police report at AccidentReports.com, or you can go through the Elk Grove Police Department.
The Elk Grove Police Department offers two ways to get a copy of your traffic report.

Public Records In-Person Request

Visit the Elk Grove Police Department Records Bureau to request documents in person. You must speak with a public records technician to obtain a copy of your official police report and fill out a law record request form. You will need to provide the report number, if available, your photo ID, payment, and accident details, such as the date the accident occurred and the location.
The Elk Grove Police Department is located at:
8400 Laguna Palms Way
Elk Grove, CA
95758

The Records Bureau is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday.
Phone: (916) 478-8170.

Mail Requests

You can send a written request for public records to the department to obtain a copy of your Elk Grove Police Department accident report. You must include a copy of your photo ID, mailing address, and stamped envelope, and mail it to:
8400 Laguna Palms Way
Elk Grove, CA
95758

When Will My Traffic Report Be Available?

You must wait five business days after the accident occurred before requesting your traffic report. It can take up to ten days to receive a copy of your report. The processing time can vary and will depend on how many report requests the department receives that week. If the accident involved personal injuries, fatalities, or a crime, your report may be unavailable until the police investigation has concluded.

What is the Fee for Release of Traffic Reports?

You must contact the department directly to learn how much they charge per page.

What Information is in a Collision Report?

  • The names, cell phone numbers, and contact details of all parties involved in the collision
  • Location of accident
  • Date of the accident
  • Time of the accident
  • The responding police officer’s opinion regarding how the accident took place and which party was at fault
  • Any citations issued for traffic law violations
  • Any arrest made for criminal activity
  • Insurance information
  • Vehicle plate numbers/VINs
  • Driver’s license numbers
  • Road and weather conditions
  • Any contributing factors to the accident such as debris on the road, obscured traffic signs, faulty or broken traffic lights, inclement weather conditions, or construction work.
  • A diagram of the crash site
  • A description of bodily injury sustained in the auto accident
  • A description of vehicle damage and personal property damage

Who Can Get an Unredacted Traffic Report?

The release of police information is limited to:

  • All involved parties in the auto accident
  • The parent or legal guardian of a minor involved in the motor vehicle crash
  • Insurance claims adjusters and insurance company
  • Vehicle owner
  • Personal injury law firms

Other eligible persons include:

  • Legal representative/private attorneys
  • Law enforcement agencies

What Other Public Records Are Available from the Elk Grove Police Department?

At the Elk Grove Police Department in Sacramento County, you can obtain the following types of police records:

  • Arrest records
  • Inmate records
  • Annual crime statistics
  • Criminal records
  • Background checks
  • Details on crimes or a crime report breakdown
  • Popular crime map based on location
  • Motor vehicle theft cases
  • Quarterly crime incidents

Can I Obtain Vital Records From the Elk Grove PD?

No, in Sacramento County, you must obtain vital records from Sacramento County Clerk-Recorder Office.
You can request the following types of vital records:

  • Divorce records
  • Death records request
  • Copies of marriage records

Record seekers can contact the Sacramento County Clerk-Recorder Office at: (916) 874-6334 to speak with a record custodian and schedule an appointment. Record availability is limited to certain eligible persons. Access to birth records, death records, will require photo identification. You must fill out a form for the family law record request form and pay the appropriate fee. Other public city records are also available, for a fee.

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

If you sustained injuries and/or vehicle damage in an auto accident that was caused by the negligence of another, you may be pursuing compensation in the form of an auto insurance claim or a personal injury lawsuit. An accident attorney can use the valuable information found in a crash report to help strengthen your claim and prove liability. Important information found in traffic reports can include:

  • The reporting law enforcement officer’s opinion regarding how the accident took place and which driver was at fault
  • Traffic citation issued for the violation of traffic laws
  • Any arrests made for criminal activity
  • Any contributing factors to the car crash such as construction work, obscured traffic signs, inclement weather, poor road maintenance, potholes, faulty or broken traffic lights, and traffic congestion

How Can I Get My Police Crash Report Online?

At AccidentReports.com, we have made it our mission to create a site that will help auto accident victims obtain a copy of their California accident reports in the most convenient way; from the comfort of their homes. People can take advantage of our innovative crash data center and search for a copy of their collision reports as soon as they’re available. You can begin searching now by filling out the online request form on this page and submitting your accident information to get assistance.

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