A Better Way to Get a Copy of Your Whittier Crash Report Online

At AccidentReports.com, you can search our crash report information center to obtain a copy of your Whittier crash report online, the minute it’s available. Searches are fast, simple, and hassle-free. 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 Crash Report?

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

In-Person

You can visit the Whittier Police Department to fill out a Request for Release of Information Form. You must show a valid photo ID and pay the accident report fee at the time of pick up.
The Whittier Police Department is located at:
13200 Penn Street
Whittier, CA
90602
Business Hours: Open 24 hours
Contact the department before attempting to pick up your report to ensure it’s available.
Phone: (562) 567-9200

By Mail

Visit the Police Department’s website to download and fill out the Request for Release of Information Form. Mail this form, along with a copy of your photo ID, a self-addressed, stamped envelope, and the accident report fee to the Records Bureau, located at:
13200 Penn Street
Whittier, CA
90602

By Fax

You can contact the Police Department Law Enforcement Services Department to learn more about faxing your report request.

How Much Do Accident Reports Cost?

Traffic collision reports can cost $4 to $28 per copy.

What Information is in a Collision Report?

  • The names and contact information for all parties involved
  • The location of accident
  • Date and time of accident
  • The police officer’s accident investigation findings, which include the events that led up to the incident and what happened after. The police officer will also state which driver they believe was at fault and note anything that may have contributed to the accident, such as debris on the road or inclement weather.
  • Driver’s license numbers
  • Vehicle plate numbers
  • A diagram of the crash site
  • Any arrests made
  • Any citations issued

Who Can Get an Unredacted Traffic Report?

  • All involved parties
  • The parent or legal guardian of a minor
  • Accident lawyers
  • Vehicle owners
  • Insurance companies

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, you may be entitled to compensation in the form of an auto Insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit. You must obtain a copy of your Whittier crash report since it contains important information that you can use to strengthen your claim against the other driver’s insurance company.

This information can include the police officer’s accident investigation findings which detail how and why the accident took place and which driver was at fault. Other important details can include a description of the injuries you sustained in the accident, a description of vehicle damage and personal property damage, a diagram of the accident site, any traffic citations issued, any arrests made, and more. Your personal injury attorney will use the information in this traffic accident report to build a strong case that will hold the negligent driver accountable for the harm they have caused.

How Can I Get My Police Crash Report Online?

At AccidentReports.com, we know that life after an auto accident can be chaotic and overwhelming, which is why we’ve made it our mission to help accident victims obtain a copy of their traffic accident reports as soon as possible. To start your search for your California crash report, fill out the form on this page and submit your accident information to get assistance.

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