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Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Obtain a Copy of My Report?

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


You can visit the Birmingham Police Department and fill out a Records Request Form to obtain a copy of your traffic report. You must provide payment at the time of pick up. The Birmingham Police Department is located at:1710 1st Avenue NorthBirmingham, AL35203Contact the department before you pick up your report to ensure it’s available.Phone: (205) 254-6308Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 8 am-4:30pm

By Mail

You can send a written request to the BPD, along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope and the appropriate payment. The Birmingham Police Department accepts company checks, certified checks, or money orders, made out to the City of Birmingham.Mail your request to:ATTN: Records Division 1710 1st Avenue NorthBirmingham, AL35203

How Much Do Accident Reports Cost?

Birmingham accident reports are $5 per copy.

What Information is in a Collision Report?

  • The names and contact details for all parties involved
  • The responding police officer’s opinion concerning who they believe was at fault for the crash
  • A diagram of the crash site
  • Time, date, and location of the accident
  • Road and weather conditions
  • Any citations issued for traffic violations
  • A description of bodily injuries, property damage, and vehicle damage
  • Witness statements and contact details
  • Driver’s license numbers
  • Insurance information
  • License plate numbers/VINs
  • Registration information

Who Can Get an Unredacted Traffic Report?

The following parties can receive recent and archived reports that have not been redacted:

  • All parties involved in the crash
  • The parent or legal guardian of a minor involved in the accident
  • Vehicle owner
  • Insurance companies
  • Lawyer
  • Law enforcement agency

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

If you sustained injuries in an auto accident, you may be eligible to pursue compensation by filing an insurance claim or a personal injury lawsuit. A crash report contains important information that can strengthen your claim. This information includes:

  • The reporting law enforcement officer’s opinion regarding which party was at fault for the auto collision
  • A description of vehicle damage/property damage
  • A description of personal injuries
  • A diagram of the crash site
  • Road and weather conditions
  • Any citations issued for traffic violations

An accident attorney can use this information to negotiate a fair settlement from the other driver’s insurance company.

How Can I Get My Police Crash Report Online?

If you were injured in a motor vehicle crash, you need to get a copy of your Alabama accident report as soon as possible. At, we can help you get a copy of your report once it’s available. Take advantage of our crash report information center and start your search now by filling out the form on this page and submitting your accident information to get assistance.
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