Santa Clara Accident Reports

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At, you can take advantage of our crash report information center to get a copy of your crash report online, as soon as it’s available. Begin your search now by filling out the form on this page.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Obtain a Copy of My Report?

You can get a copy of your Santa Clara police report at, or you can go through the Santa Clara Police Department. The Santa Clara Police Department offers three ways to get a copy of your accident report.


Visit the Santa Clara Police Department in person and fill out a Records Request Form. You must show a valid photo ID and pay the appropriate fee at the time of the request. The Santa Clara Police Department is located at:601 El Camino RealSanta Clara, CA95050. Contact the department before you visit to ensure that your report is available.
Phone: 408-615-4700.
Business Hours: Monday-Friday 9 am to 5 pm

By Mail

You can send a written request to the Santa Clara Police Department. You must include accident details, a self-addressed, stamped envelope, a copy of your valid photo ID, and pay the appropriate fee. You can mail your request to:601 El Camino RealSanta Clara, CA95050


Visit the Santa Clara Police Department’s website to learn how you can get a copy of your traffic report online.

How Much Do Accident Reports Cost?

Traffic reports can cost $5 to $23 per copy.

What Information is in a Traffic Collision Report?

  • The names and contact information for all parties involved
  • The time of accident
  • Date of accident
  • Location of the accident
  • The law enforcement officer’s opinion concerning which driver was negligent and how the accident occurred
  • A description of bodily injuries sustained in the accident
  • A description of property damage/vehicle damage
  • Any arrests made
  • Any citations issued for traffic violations
  • A diagram of the crash site
  • Road and weather conditions
  • Police actions
  • Make/model of each vehicle
  • Vehicle plate numbers
  • VINs
  • Driver’s license numbers
  • Insurance information

Who Can Get an Unredacted Traffic Report?

  • All involved parties
  • The parent or legal guardian of a minor involved in the accident
  • Accident attorneys
  • Law enforcement agencies
  • Owners of vehicles
  • Insurance companies

Why Do I Need to Get a Copy of My Motor Vehicle Crash Report?

If you were injured in an auto accident you may be entitled to pursue compensation for damages for pain and suffering, medical bills, lost wages from work, vehicle repair or replacement, and more. The information found in a traffic accident report can help prove the other driver should be held accountable for their negligence. An experienced accident attorney will use the information found in a traffic report to fight for fair monetary compensation for your losses. This information can include the responding police officer’s statement regarding how the accident occurred and which party was negligent, a diagram of the crash site, a description of your injuries and property damage, any citations issued, any arrests made, and more.

When Will My Completed Accident Report Be Available?

The report processing time can vary and may depend on whether the accident investigation has been concluded. In most cases, report requests are processed within the business days.

How Can I Get My Police Accident Report Online?

You can search the crash incident report data center at to obtain a copy of your CA crash report as soon as it’s available. Our online service is fast, simple, and hassle-free. Start your search now by filling out the form on this page and submitting your accident information to get assistance.

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