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Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Obtain a Copy of My Southern California Traffic Collision Report?

A record seeker can get a copy of their East Los Angeles police report at, the East Los Angeles Sheriff’s Office, or the Los Angeles Police Department.

East Los Angeles Sheriff’s Office

The East Los Angeles Sheriff’s Office offers one way to get a copy of a collision report.

Public Records Request In-Person

A record seeker can visit the East Los Angeles Sheriff’s Office during regular business hours and fill out a Public Records Request Form. All applicants must show a valid photo ID and pay the appropriate fee at the time of pick up.

East Los Angeles Police Department

The East Los Angeles Police Department offers two ways to obtain this type of report.

Public Records Request By United States Mail

You can send a written public records request to the East Los Angeles Police Department and include a stamped, self-addressed envelope, payment, accident details, and a copy of your valid photo ID. Include extra payment for any additional copies. Send your public records request through the United States Mail to: East Los Angeles Police DepartmentRecords and Identification DivisionDocument Processing UnitP.O. Box 30158Los Angeles, CA90030


Visit the East Los Angeles Police Department’s website or contact the department via phone during regular business hours to find out how to obtain a copy of your traffic collision report online.

How Much Does a Traffic Collision Report Cost?

Certified copies are $16. Acceptable forms of payment include credit cards, debit cards, money orders, and personal checks.

When Will My Traffic Collision Report Be Available?

You should receive a copy of your crash report in ten to twelve business days.

What Information is in a Southern California Collision Report?

  • The names and contact information of all parties involved in the collision
  • The police officer’s accident investigation findings, stating how the accident occurred and which party they believe was responsible
  • A diagram of the accident scene
  • Insurance information
  • A description of property damage/vehicle damage
  • A description of bodily injuries
  • License plate numbers
  • VINs
  • Vehicle make and model
  • Road and weather conditions
  • Any arrests made
  • Any citations issued for traffic violations
  • Witness contact information and statements

Who Can Get an Unredacted Traffic Report?

The following parties will have access to records:

  • All parties involved in the crash
  • Vehicle owners
  • The parent or legal guardian of a minor involved in the crash
  • Insurance company/insurance adjuster
  • Law enforcement agencies
  • Accident attorneys

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

If you were injured in a car accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, vehicle damage, and more. An accident attorney will use the information in an accident report to help strengthen your claim for compensation. This information can include the police officer’s findings concerning which party they believe was negligent and how the accident occurred, a diagram of the accident scene, a description of the injuries you sustained in the accident, a description of vehicle damage and other personal property damage, any citations issued for traffic violations, road and weather conditions, witness statements, and more. Getting a copy of your traffic accident report is crucial if you plan to pursue compensation for the damages you’re owed.

How Can I Get My Police Crash Report Online?

At, we can help you locate a copy of your traffic crash report, as soon as possible. Take advantage of our collision report data center now to get a copy of your CA accident report. To begin, fill out the form on this page and submit your accident information to get assistance.
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