Get Your Tampa Bay Crash Report as Soon as It’s Available

At, we know how devastating an accident can be. Our online collision report support center can help you locate your Tampa police report as soon as it’s available. Take this important step now by submitting your accident information.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Get a Copy of My Tampa Bay Traffic Accident Report in Florida?

You can use the information center at now to get assistance with your South Tampa police report, or you can obtain a copy of your Tampa police report through the Tampa Police Department in a couple of ways.

South Tampa In-Person Request

For an in-person request for official records, you can visit the Tampa Police Headquarters Records Section located at: Tampa Police Headquarters, Records Section One Police Center Records Section 2nd Floor 411 N. Franklin StreetTampa, Florida 33602For an in-person report request, contact the Tampa Police Department Headquarters, Records Section by phone prior to picking up your police records to ensure that the report is available. Report requests can take several business days to process, depending on the number of report requests the office receives. Tampa Police Headquarters, Records Section Phone: (813) 276-3250Normal business hours: Monday to Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. At the Tampa Bay police station, you must fill out a Records Request Form and pay the appropriate fee per copy of police records. A phone request is not available at this time.

South Tampa Mail Request

For a mail request, you can send a completed Records Request Form for your Tampa crash report and include a copy of your driver’s license or government-issued ID to verify your identity and involvement in a collision. You must also provide your official records report number and a notarized sworn statement. The fee for your report should also be included. You can send your written request to:Tampa Police Department Headquarters, Records Section 411 N. Franklin StreetTampa, Florida 33602

How Much Does a Tampa Bay Traffic Report Cost?

Tampa and Orlando accident reports cost $2.00 per copy, with an additional $0.15 per page for one-sided copies or an additional $0.20 per page for two-sided copies of police reports.

What Information is in a Tampa Bay Police Accident Report?

In a Tampa Florida accident report, you’ll find the following information:

  • The names and contact information for all parties involved
  • The crash narrative, which is a written statement from the Tampa police officer concerning the events that led up to the accident, the events after the accident, and who they believe was responsible for the collision
  • A diagram of the accident scene
  • Insurance policy information
  • Driver’s license numbers
  • License plate numbers or VIN for each vehicle
  • Witness statements and contact information
  • A description of vehicle and property damage
  • A description of personal injuries
  • Witness statements

When Will My Crash Report Be Available?

An accident report in Hillsborough County will not be available for a minimum of twelve business days. Accidents that involved a fatality, personal injuries, or a crime may be unavailable for several months.

Who Can Obtain a Copy of a Crash Report?

  • A legal representative
  • The parents or legal guardian of a minor
  • All parties involved in the accident
  • Insurance company

Why Do I Need to Obtain My Tampa Bay Traffic Report?

If you plan to pursue compensation for vehicle damage, personal injuries, lost wages, and more, an accident report can be used as evidence in a personal injury claim. A traffic crash report includes information such as the opinion of the law enforcement officer concerning who they believe was responsible for the accident. An accident attorney in Hillsborough County will use your Tampa police accident report to help build a strong personal injury claim or lawsuit against the at-fault driver and hold the insurance company responsible for damages related to the accident.

Why Can't I Find My East Tampa Accident Report?

If can’t locate your crash report and your accident took place outside of the Tampa Police Department’s jurisdiction, you can contact the following local sheriff’s offices to locate your report: Pasco County Sheriff’s OfficePasco County Sheriff’s Office phone: (727) 847-5878Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office phone: (727) 582-6200Polk County Sheriff’s Office Polk County Sheriff’s Office phone:(863) 298-6200

How Can I Get My Tampa Bay Crash Report in Hillsborough County Faster?

You can take advantage of the free online information portal available from At, we know how important it is for accident victims to get their crash reports as soon as possible, which is why we have created an online support center that allows people to easily get assistance with obtaining their copies of East Tampa Florida accident reports from the comfort of their home, the minute reports are available. Don’t put off obtaining this important document for your records. Submit your accident information now.
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