A Hassle-Free Way to Get Your Traffic Police Report Now
At AccidentReports.com, we’ve created a helpful collision report information center that allows you to search for your Portland Police Bureau accident report, as soon as it’s available. Getting this important document has never been easier. To start now, fill out the form on this page and submit your accident information to get assistance.
Frequently Asked Questions
How Do I Obtain a Copy of My Portland Police Bureau Traffic Report?
You can get a copy of your Portland police report at AccidentReports.com, or you can go through the Portland Police Department Records Division in a few ways.
Visit the Portland Police Bureau’s Record Department In-Person
You can visit the Portland Police Department Records Division and fill out a Public Records Request Form to obtain copies of records. The Portland Police Bureau Records Division is located at: Records Department 1111 SW 2nd Ave # 1126 Portland, OR97204. Contact the department before you pick up your Portland police report to ensure it’s available. Portland Police Bureau Records Department Phone: 503-823-0043
Send a written Public Records Request to the North Portland Police Bureau and include the appropriate fee. Mail your written Public Records Request for copies of police reports to the Portland Police Bureau at: Records Department 1111 SW 2nd Ave # 1126 Portland, OR 97204
Online Public Records Requests-Official Crash Record
Visit the South Portland Police Department Record Division’s website and fill out an online form to request a copy of your traffic report. If it was a fatal crash, copies of accident reports will not be released online.
When Will My South Portland Accident Report Be Available?
You must wait at least three business days before you request a copy of your Portland Police Bureau collision report. Reports may be available within ten business days. If it was a deadly crash or the accident involved a bodily injury, or a crime, a report may be unavailable for several weeks or months, due to an ongoing investigation.
How Much Do North Portland Collision Reports Cost?
The charge for copies of police reports is $4-$16 per copy.
What Information is in an Official Crash Record?
- The names and contact information for all parties involved
- Driver license numbers
- VINs and license plate numbers
- Insurance information
- Description of bodily injury and extent of injury sustained by involved drivers and passengers, including major injuries and non-life-threatening injuries
- Accident type, such as a 2-car crash, rollover accident, hit-and-run crash, etc.
- Any citations issued, such as reckless driving, speeding, driving under the influence of intoxicants, etc.
- Portland Police Bureau crash narrative- This portion of the report describes how and why the South Portland auto accident occurred and which driver was at fault.
- Diagram of the accident crime scene
- Time, date, and location of the accident
- Fatal collision information
- Name and badge number of reporting Portland Police Bureau Police Officer
Why Do I Need to Get a Copy of My South Portland Official Crash Record?
If you were involved in a traffic accident and sustained injuries or vehicle damage, you may be eligible to file an insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit. Obtaining a crash report filed by the Portland Police Bureau is the first important step toward receiving the compensation you deserve for your medical costs, pain and suffering, lost wages, loss of quality of life, and more. In the crash report, you’ll find important information including a description of the accident scene, and the responding police officer’s opinion regarding which driver they believe was negligent. Other information in a South Portland Traffic report, such as a description of vehicle damage, personal injuries, and contributing factors to the accident, including debris on the road, or broken or missing traffic signs or signals, can help to strengthen a personal injury claim. An experienced accident attorney can use the information found in a crash report as they build a case to prove the other driver should be held liable for your damages. Even if you sustained minor injuries or vehicle damage, you must still obtain a copy of your traffic report for your records.
A Simple Solution
If you were injured in a motor vehicle accident in South Portland, you may be unable to drive to pick up your accident report, especially if your vehicle was damaged or totaled. Waiting for your report to arrive in the mail may also not be an option if you’re out of work and struggling to make ends meet. At AccidentReports.com, we’ve come up with the perfect solution. Our crash report information center makes it easy for accident victims to search for and obtain a copy of their Oregon accident report, as soon as it’s available. Take advantage of our motor vehicle traffic report center now and fill out the form on this page to get started.