A Simple Way to Get a Copy of Your Collision Report

At AccidentReports.com, you can search our extensive crash report information center and obtain a copy of your traffic report as soon as it’s available. Start your search now by filling out the form on this page and submitting your accident information to get assistance.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Obtain a Copy of My Report?

You can get a copy of your Long Beach police report at AccidentReports.com, or you can go through the Long Beach Police Department.
The Long Beach Police Department offers three ways to get a copy of your traffic collision report. At this time, the LBPD does not offer crash report mail requests.

Fill Out the Form In-Person

For in-person requests, you can visit the Long Beach Police Department and fill out a Records Request form to obtain a copy of your vehicle collision report.
The Long Beach Police Department is located at:
Long Beach Police Department-Records Division
400 W Broadway
Long Beach, CA
90802

By Phone

You can contact the Long Beach Police Department by phone to request a copy of your traffic crash report.
Phone: 5624356711

Online Access

You can visit the Long Beach Police Department’s website and fill out an online request form to request a copy of your traffic crash report online. Orders are processed in the order they’re received.

What Information Do I Need to Provide to Obtain a Copy of My Crash Report?

  • Your full name
  • Time officer investigated crash scene
  • Date and location of the collision
  • Vehicle plate number
  • Mailing address
  • Contact information including phone number and email address

How Much Do Traffic Crash Reports Cost?

The fee for crash reports in Long Beach is $23 per copy.

When Will My Accident Report Be Available?

In most cases, a crash report is processed in seven to ten business days. However, if it was a fatal crash, the accident involved significant bodily injury, property crime, a violent crime, or another type of crime, the report may be unavailable for several weeks or months, during an active auto accident investigation. Additionally, a crash with fatality will only be available for in-person pick-up.

What Information is in a Collision Report?

  • Names and contact information for all parties involved in the motor vehicle crash
  • The reporting law enforcement officer’s opinion concerning who they believe was at fault for the auto accident
  • A diagram of the crash scene and description of crash site
  • Time and date of the motor vehicle crash
  • Location of accident
  • License plate numbers/VINs
  • A description of vehicle damage/personal property damage
  • A description of bodily injuries sustained in the automobile crash
  • Witness statements and contact information
  • Any citations issued for violation of traffic laws, such as distracted drivers, drinking under the influence, or speeding
  • Driver’s license numbers
  • Weather and road conditions, such as road closure, icy roads, etc.
  • Accident type, such as two-vehicle collision, deadly crash, crash with injury, minor crash, etc.
  • Reporting law enforcement agent and law enforcement agency

Who Can Get an Unredacted Traffic Report?

Access for records is available to the following parties:

  • Any party involved in the motor vehicle crash
  • The parent or legal guardian of a minor involved in the auto accident
  • Legal representative
  • Insurance carrier
  • Vehicle owner
  • Governmental agencies

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

If you were injured in a motor vehicle accident that was not your fault, you may be eligible for compensation to cover the cost of damages you sustained due to the negligence of another person or entity. The information in an accident report can help strengthen your claim. An experienced accident injury attorney can use this document to negotiate a full and fair settlement from the other driver’s insurance company. Important information in a crash report that can help your insurance claim can include:

  • The reporting police officer’s opinion concerning who they believe was negligent, how, where, and why the accident occurred
  • A description of the injuries you sustained in the accident
  • A description of vehicle damage and personal property damage
  • Witness statements
  • A diagram of the crash site

A personal injury lawyer will use this information to build a strong case that can prove the other driver should be held accountable for their negligent actions.

How Can I Get My Police Crash Report Online?

At AccidentReports.com, you can search our comprehensive collision report information center to obtain a copy of your California accident report, as soon as it’s available. Getting a copy of your traffic report has never been easier. Don’t put off obtaining this important document for insurance purposes. Start your search now.

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