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Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Obtain a Copy of My Traffic Crash Report?

You can get a copy of your Santa Monica police report at AccidentReports.com, or you can go through the Santa Monica Police Department.The Santa Monica Police Department is located in the Santa Monica Public Safety Facility and offers two ways to get a copy of your accident report.

Public Records Request In-Person

You can visit the Santa Monica Police Department in person and fill out a Records Request Form to obtain a copy of your accident incident report. At the time of pick up, you must show your valid photo ID, pay the traffic accident report fee, and include accident details, such as the time, date, and location of the collision.The station is located at:Santa Monica Public Safety Facility333 Olympic Dr.Santa Monica, CA90401Business Hours: Monday-Friday 12-10 PM, Saturday 12-6 PMContact the department before you attempt to pick up your report to ensure it’s available.Phone: (310) 458-8495

By Mail

Send a written request to the Santa Monica Police Department. Include accident details, such as the date and location of the accident, and include the report fee, a self-addressed, stamped envelope, and a copy of your photo ID and send it to:333 Olympic Dr.P.O. Box 2200Santa Monica, CA90401

How Much Do Accident Reports Cost?

Santa Monica Police Department accident reports are $0.20 per page.

How Long Does it Take to Receive a Crash Report?

After requesting a copy of your report, it can take twelve business days before you receive it in the mail. If your report has already been processed and approved by the department, you can obtain the report in person on the same day.

What Information is in a Collision Report?

  • The date and time of the auto accident
  • Accident location
  • The names and contact details for all parties involved
  • A description of bodily injuries, property damage, and vehicle damage
  • The law enforcement officer’s accident investigation summary, which details how and why the accident took place and which driver was at fault
  • Driver’s license numbers
  • Registration information
  • Insurance information
  • A diagram of the accident scene, which shows the exact location of each vehicle
  • Road and weather conditions
  • Accident type, such as single-vehicle crash, 2-car crash, pedestrian crash, etc.

Who Can Get an Unredacted Traffic Report?

  • All involved parties
  • The parent or legal guardian of a minor
  • Vehicle owners
  • Insurance companies
  • Personal injury lawyers
  • Law enforcement agency

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

If you were injured and/or your vehicle was damaged in a car accident that was not your fault, you may be entitled to compensation that will cover all accident-related expenses. Obtaining a copy of your crash report can strengthen your claim for compensation. Helpful information in a crash report includes the police officer’s accident investigation findings, such as which driver was negligent and how and why the accident occurred, a description of your injuries, vehicle damage, and personal property damage, and any citations issued for traffic violations, any arrests made, a diagram of the crash site, and much more. An experienced accident lawyer will use this information to build the strongest case possible to help you receive the compensation you deserve.

How Can I Get My Traffic Crash Report Online?

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