Clifton Accident Reports

The Fastest Way to Get Your Accident Report

If you don’t have time to visit the Clifton Police Department in person and you can’t wait for a copy of your crash report to arrive in the mail, then take advantage of our crash report information center to locate a copy of your report as soon as possible. To get assistance, fill out the form on this page and submit your accident information.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Get a Copy of My Police Report from the Clifton Police Department?

You can obtain a copy of your report at, or you can go through the Clifton Police Department. The Clifton Police Department offers two ways to get a copy of your Clifton accident report.

Public Records Request In-Person

For in-person requests, visit the Clifton Police Department Records Division located at: 520 N. Coronado BlvdClifton, Arizona 85533
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (Closed on City Holidays)
Fill out the Clifton Police Records Request Form and include as much information as possible, such as:

  • Your full name
  • The license plate or VIN of your vehicle
  • Time of accident
  • Date of the accident
  • Location of accident

By Mail

Visit the Clifton Police Department’s website and download their Record Request Form. Include the following information:

  • Your full name
  • The license plate or VIN of your vehicle
  • Time, date, and location of the accident.

Mail the form to: Clifton Police Department Records Division P.O. Box 1415 ◊ 520 N. Coronado Blvd. Clifton, AZ85533

How Much Does a Crash Report Cost?

Clifton and Maricopa police reports will cost:

  • $5.00 for reports up to five pages
  • $10.00 for reports six to ten pages
  • $15.00 for reports eleven to fifteen pages

Contact the Police Department to determine the fee for reports that are over fifteen pages.
Contact number: (928) 865-4566

When Will My Collision Report Be Available?

For simple accidents, the police officer will file the report within twenty-four to seventy-two hours after the accident occurred. Reports are typically available to the public in five to seven business days. For complicated accidents, such as multi-vehicle accidents, accidents that involve an ongoing investigation, criminal investigation, or an accident that involved a fatality, the report may be unavailable for several months.

What's In a Police Crash Report?

A police investigation report will contain the details of the accident, such as:

  • Contact information for all parties involved, including both drivers, all passengers, and any witnesses
  • time, date, location of the collision
  • A diagram of the scene
  • Insurance information
  • Officer notes regarding what happened and who they believe was negligent
  • Actions of police officers

Some details of police reports will be redacted to protect the identities of other parties involved.

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

When you’re involved in a motor vehicle accident due to the negligence of another driver, you must pursue compensation for your injuries, vehicle damage, and other losses. If you want to file an insurance claim with the other driver’s insurance company, you must prove the other driver was negligent and should be held liable for the accident and your resulting injuries and other damages.Clifton police reports can be used as important evidence in an insurance claim. This type of official police report is filled out by the law enforcement officer who responded to the scene of the accident. In this report, you can find valuable information, such as the police officer’s opinion concerning who they believe was negligent, as well as descriptions of your injuries and the damage done to your vehicle or other personal belongings in the vehicle.If you are out of work due to your accident-related injuries, then you must obtain your crash police report as soon as possible to file your claim for compensation.

What’s the Quickest Way to Get My Crash Report?

If you can’t make it to the Police Department to pick up a copy of your report in person and you don’t have time to wait for your report to arrive in the mail, take advantage of the crash report information center at You can use our support center to search for your report from law enforcement agencies all over the state of Arizona. Start your search now by filling out the form on this page and submitting your accident information.

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