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At, you can take advantage of our extensive traffic collision support center and obtain a copy of this important document for insurance purposes. Get started now by filling out the form on this page and submitting your accident information to get assistance.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Obtain a Copy of My Modesto Police Department Accident Report?

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


Visit the Modesto Police Department in Stanislaus County in person and fill out a request form. At the police station, you will need to fill out a Records Request Form and provide accident information and personal information, including your full name, mailing address, and phone number, and provide some form of identification at the time of the request. You must wait ten days after the date of the accident to request a copy of your report. Contact the police department before you pick up your accident report to ensure it’s available.The Modesto Police Department is located in Stanislaus County at:Modesto – Police Department Records Unit 600 10th StreetModesto, CA 95354Phone: 209-572-9580

By Mail

You can send a written request to the Modesto Police Department to obtain copies of collision reports. You will need to provide accident information, along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope, payment, and a copy of a valid form of identification. The cost for a traffic report is $0.10 per page.

When Will My Traffic Collision Report Be Available?

It can take up to ten business days before your report arrives.

How Much Do Accident Reports Cost?

Modesto police record reports are $0.10 per page. Acceptable forms of payment include credit cards, debit cards, personal checks, and money orders.

What Information is in a Collision Investigation Report?

  • The names and contact details for every party involved in the auto accident
  • A diagram of the crash site
  • A description of personal injury sustained in the collision
  • A description of vehicle damage and property damage
  • Any citations issued for traffic violations
  • The crash narrative which includes the responding police officer’s opinion concerning how the accident occurred and which party was at fault
  • Weather and road conditions
  • Location of accident
  • Date of occurrence
  • Time of accident
  • Driver’s license numbers
  • License plate numbers/VINs
  • Insurance information
  • Witness statements and contact details
  • Actions of police officers
  • Accident type, such as injury accident, hit-and-run accident, etc
  • Any arrests made and crime type

Who Can Get an Unredacted Traffic Collision Report?

  • All involved parties
  • Parents or legal guardian of a minor involved in the accident
  • Accident attorney
  • Insurance company/insurance provider
  • Vehicle owner/property owner

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

After an auto accident, if you sustained bodily injuries and/or vehicle damage, you may be eligible to pursue compensation in the form of an auto accident insurance claim or a personal injury lawsuit. An accident report can be used as evidence concerning which party was liable for the accident and can help to strengthen your claim. This important information includes:

  • The reporting police officer’s opinion regarding how the accident occurred and which driver was at fault
  • A diagram of the accident scene
  • Any traffic citations issued for the violation of traffic laws
  • Any arrests made
  • Accident details including any contributing factors to the accident such as poor weather, poor road conditions, obscured traffic lights or traffic signs, potholes, and more.

An experienced accident attorney will use this information during settlement negotiations with the other driver’s insurance company.

How Can I Get My Police Crash Report Online?

At, you’ll find a crash report data center that you can use to search for a copy of your CA crash report as soon as it’s available. We know how devastating a motor vehicle crash can be and how difficult it is for an injured accident victim to pick up a copy of their traffic report in person or wait for it to arrive in the mail. Because of this, we have created this easy to use crash report information center. Now, you can obtain a copy of this important document as soon as possible. Begin your search now by filling out the form on this page and submitting your accident information. Fill Out the Form on this Page to Begin Your Online Accident Report Search

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