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At, you’ll find a simple, safe, and easy way to get a copy of your collision report using our crash report data center. If you’re ready to start your search, 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 Traffic accident Report?

You can get a copy of your San Francisco County police report at, or you can go through the San Francisco County Sheriff’s Department

The San Francisco County Sheriff’s Department offers two ways to obtain a copy of your crash report.

In-Person Records Requests 

Visit the department in person and provide a valid form of photo identification, fill out the Records Release Form, and pay the accident report fee. Acceptable forms of payment include personal check, debit card, credit card, or money order. 

The department is located at:

San Francisco County Sheriff

Administration/Main Office
City Hall, Room 456
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA

Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Phone: (415) 554-7225

Online Report Request 

Visit the San Francisco County Sheriff’s Office website to learn how to obtain a copy of your online police report.

When Will My Collision report Be Available?

Accident report requests are processed within five to seven business days.

What Information is in a Crash report?

  • The names and contact details of all parties involved including physical address, email address, phone number, mailing address
  • Time of accident 
  • The exact location of accident 
  • Date of accident
  • Incident type 
  • A description of bodily injuries
  • A description of vehicle damage and additional property losses and property details 
  • A diagram of the collision site
  • Insurance information
  • License plate numbers
  • Driver’s license numbers
  • Actions of police officers, including any citations issued or arrests made
  • Witness statements and contact information
  • Driver and passenger statements
  • Actions of drivers and passengers
  • Additional details of anything that may have contributed to the crash
  • The police officer’s accident investigation findings detailing how and why the accident occurred and which driver was at fault

Who Can Get an Unredacted Accident report?

Eligible parties that can obtain an original report include:

  • Drivers and passengers
  • Registered owner of vehicle 
  • The parent or guardian of a minor
  • Insurance companies
  • Injury lawyer 
  • Law enforcement agencies

Why Do I Need to Get a Copy of My Official Police report?

If you were involved in an injury accident that was not your fault, you must pursue compensation to cover the cost of all accident-related damages. Getting a copy of your San Francisco County crash report can help your claim by proving the other driver should be held liable for their negligence. While getting a copy of your report isn’t a guarantee that you’ll receive the compensation you deserve, it can increase your chances of proving liability. 

The information in an initial report includes the reporting police officer’s accident investigation findings which detail how and why the accident occurred and which driver the officer believed was at fault, witness statements, weather and road conditions, statements made by drivers and passengers, a diagram of the accident site, a description of your injuries and vehicle damage, and more. 

Personal injury lawyer 

As you can see, this important report can help your personal injury attorney build a stronger case and prove you deserve compensation for your injuries and other  accident-related damages.

DWI, DUI, Other Criminal Charges

If the other driver was arrested for a DUI, DWI, or other criminal charges, you must still pursue compensation by filing an insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit. The other driver’s criminal case will be separate from your civil case. A personal injury attorney will use the information in your auto accident report, in addition to other legal documentation, to help you negotiate a fair settlement for your pain and suffering, lost wages, vehicle damage, and other losses. 

How Can I Get My Online Report?

At, we know how challenging life can be following a serious car crash, which is why we’ve made it our mission to help accident victims get a copy of their California accident reports as soon as possible. Our site features a comprehensive crash report information center that’s easy to use and provides a more convenient way for you to get your collision report as soon as possible. To begin your search, fill out the online form on this page and submit your accident information.

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