Arlington Accident Reports

Request a Copy of Your Arlington Police department Accident report

If you need to get a copy of your crash report, take advantage of our collision report information center to search for your report and get your copy as soon as possible. Begin your search now by filling out the form on this page and submitting your accident information. 

Frequently Asked Questions

How to get Your Arlington Police department, TX Accident report

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

Public Record Request In-Person

You can pick up a copy of your report by visiting the Arlington Police Department and filling out a Public Record Request Form. 

The Arlington Police Department is located at:

Arlington Police Records Unit
Ott Cribbs Public Safety Building
620 W. Division St
Arlington, TX 76011

Visit the department during regular business hours to pick up your report. 

Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Public Record Request By Mail

Visit the Arlington Police Department’s website to download and complete the Records Request Form. You must include the appropriate payment, and a self-addressed, stamped envelope. 

Mail your report to:

Police Records Unit
PO BOX 1065
Arlington, TX 76004

How Much Do Accident reports Cost?

Crash police records are $6 per copy. Accepted forms of payment include major credit cards, debit cards, check, or money order, for in-person visits. For mail requests, send a check or money order made payable to the Arlington Police Department.

What Information is in a Collision report?

In a crash police report, you’ll find the following information:

  •  A crash narrative is a written statement made by the law enforcement official that  includes information such as how, when, and why the automobile accident occurred and which driver the law enforcement official believed was responsible for the car crash
  •  A description of any personal injury sustained in the auto accident
  •  A diagram of the automobile accident scene
  •  A description of motor vehicle damage 
  •  Insurance policy information
  •  Witness statements and contact information
  •  The names and contact information for all parties involved in the accident
  •  Drivers license numbers
  • Vehicle plate number and vehicle identification number 
  • Location, date, and time of accident 
  • Anything that may have contributed to the automobile accident (bicyclist, pedestrian, an animal on the road, road debris, etc.) 
  • Any arrests made or citations issued for the violation of traffic safety laws (DUI, DWI, speeding, reckless driving, failure to wear a seatbelt, etc.)
  • Accident type (single-vehicle incident, multi-vehicle crash, motorcycle accident, truck accidents, scooter collision, Uber or Lyft car crash, pedestrian accident, et.) 

Who Can Get an Unredacted Incident report?

The following parties are eligible to receive copies of police reports:

  •  All parties involved in the car crash
  •  The parent or legal guardian of a minor involved in the accident
  •  A legal representative
  •  An insurance company
  •  A personal injury attorney

When Will My Detailed Traffic collision Report Be Available?

Report availability can depend on how many requests the department has received for the week or whether the accident involved a fatality, crime, or severe personal injuries. Most police accident reports are processed within ten business days. 

Why Do I Need to Get a Copy of My Preliminary Crash report?

If you were involved in a motor vehicle accident and sustained bodily injuries and/or vehicle damage, you may be eligible to pursue an insurance claim. 

Filing an Insurance claim or Personal injury lawsuit 

The information in a traffic crash report can help strengthen your insurance claim for compensation by proving the other driver should be held accountable for their negligence. The information in a detailed auto accident report can help an experienced accident attorney build a strong case for compensation to hold the negligent driver’s insurance company responsible for damages, such as pain and suffering, personal injury treatment, and more. 

This information can include: 

  • The crash narrative, which details how the motor vehicle accident occurred and who the reporting police officer believed was responsible for the motor vehicle collision
  • A description of the personal injury sustained in the auto accident
  • A description of motor vehicle damage
  • Witness statements
  • What contributed to the automobile accident (pedestrian, bicyclist, road debris, an animal on the road, drunk driving, etc.)
  • Any traffic citations issued for the failure to follow traffic safety laws or any arrests made (DUI, DWI, speeding, reckless driving, failure to wear a seatbelt, failure to yield, etc.)

Request a Copy of Your Arlington Police department Accident report

At, you can search our crash report information center and obtain a copy of your Arlington crash report as soon as it’s available. We know how devastating an auto accident can be and how it can impact every aspect of your life, which is why we decided to create an online police report information center that makes it easy for a victim’s to search for a copy of their TX accident reports as soon as possible. Get started on your search now. 

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