San Rafael Accident Reports

How Can Make Life After an Auto Accident a Little Easier

At, you can take advantage of our innovative accident report information center, where you can search for a copy of your crash report online, from the comfort of your home. Begin your search now by filling out the form on this page and submitting your accident information. It’s that simple.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Obtain a Copy of My Crash Report?

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


Visit the San Rafael Police Department in person and fill out a Records Release Request Form. You must show your valid photo ID and pay the accident report fee at the time of pick up. The department is located at:1400 Fifth Ave San Rafael, CA94901.
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 8 am to 5 pm, and Saturday 10 am to 2 pm. Contact the department to learn whether your report has been processed and if it’s available for pick up.
Phone: (415) 485-3000

Online Reports

Contact the San Rafael Police Department to learn how you can get a copy of this report type online.

How Much Do Accident Reports Cost?

A San Rafael Police Department accident report is $4 to $25 per copy.

What Information is in a Collision Report?

  • The names, contact details, and addresses of all parties involved
  • A drawn diagram of the collision, including the path, collision point, and location of each vehicle
  • The police officer’s opinion regarding which party they believed was negligent
  • Weather and road conditions
  • Insurance information
  • Driver’s license numbers
  • Vehicle plate numbers
  • Witness statements and contact information
  • Statements from drivers and passengers
  • A description of injuries sustained in the accident
  • A description of vehicle damage and other types of personal property damage
  • Actions of San Rafael police officers, such as citations issued or arrests made
  • The time, date, and location of the crash

Why Can't I Locate My Accident Report?

If the San Rafael PD does not have a copy of your report on file, it’s possible your crash took place outside of their jurisdiction. Contact the Marin County Sheriff’s Office or the Marin CHP to determine which law enforcement agency filed your accident report.
Marin County Sheriff’s Office Phone: (415) 332-5422.
Marin CHP Phone: (415) 924-1100

Who Can Get an Unredacted Traffic Report?

    • All involved parties
    • Vehicle owners
    • Insurance carriers
    • Accident attorneys

The parent or legal guardian of a minor

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

After an auto accident, if you sustained injuries and/or vehicle damage, you might be eligible to pursue compensation for accident-related damages. A crash report can help your case since it includes important accident details, such as how the accident occurred, which party the police officer believed was at fault, road and weather conditions, and descriptions of your injuries and vehicle damage. An experienced personal injury lawyer will use this information to fight for the compensation that will make you financially whole.

How Can I Get My Police Crash Report Online?

At, we can help you get a copy of your CA accident report online, as soon as it’s available. We know how stressful life is after an accident, so we’ve made it our mission to help accident victims get a copy of this important document, as soon as possible. To begin your search, fill out the form on this page and submit your accident information to get assistance.
Fill Out the Form on this Page to Begin Your Online Accident Report Search