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At, our mission is to help accident victims obtain a copy of their crash report as soon as possible. We know that the aftermath of an accident can be a very stressful and overwhelming time, which is why we’ve designed a secure system that provides a convenient way for you to obtain your crash report, and get help following your accident.

How Can Help

Waiting for the crash report to arrive in the mail can be very frustrating and time-consuming. You may have been involved in an accident out of town, out of state, or have a busy work schedule that is preventing you from making a request in person.Fortunately, receiving a copy of your official Arizona cash report doesn’t have to be costly, time-consuming, or frustrating. It can be as fast and as simple as filling out a form online. To learn how to get fast access to Arizona accident reports, simply fill out the request form to get started.

Safe, Secure and Simple

Our site is secure, safe, and easy to navigate. All you need to do is enter a few key details like the city, name, in addition to the date when the accident occurred and our system will get right to work, searching our extensive secure database and instantly providing you with a searchable index that includes a list of all the accidents that took place with that information if available. The next step is clicking on one of the accidents listed to pull up more detailed information. Police reports contain important information that you will want to keep in your personal records, in the event you want to pursue a claim for compensation.

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What is it?

Private citizens in Arizona are not required to file a crash report, however, a police officer that responds to the scene of an auto accident is required to fill one out if:

  • The accident resulted in death
  • The accident resulted in injuries
  • Vehicle damage or property damage exceeded $1,000
  • If a citation was issued

You must remain at the scene of the accident until law enforcement arrives. After you’ve spoken to the responding police officer, you will be cleared to leave. During this time, the police officer will ask you a series of questions regarding the events that led up to the accident and will obtain your personal information. All of this information will be documented in the accident report.

What other information is in an Accident Report?

Frequently Asked Questions

Who Can Obtain a Copy of an Accident Report?

To obtain a copy of a departmental report, you must qualify as a party of interest in the accident. This includes vehicle owners, drivers, a parent, or guardian of a minor involved in the accident, and passengers. An insurance company or personal injury lawyer for involved parties can also request a copy of a crash report.

How Much Does a Crash Report Cost?

An Arizona police report may cost $5 to $20, depending on the length of the report.

How Long Do I Have to Wait for a copy of the Crash Report?

If your accident took place on a state highway or interstate, the Department Records Unit will receive a copy of the completed report from the responding officer within 14 days of the accident. You must wait a minimum of 14 days to check on the status of the public records request, after which, you can contact the Department Records Unit at (602) 223-2236 or (602) 223-2230.For traffic collisions that took place in a city, on a country road, or in a town, on average, you may need to wait for 5-7 business days.

Do I Need a Copy of My Crash Report?

Were you involved in a motor vehicle collision in Arizona? Did law enforcement officers respond to the scene of the accident and document information concerning what happened? Is your insurance company, or a representative for the other driver involved requesting information concerning the accident? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you must obtain a copy of the complete report.

How Can Obtaining an Accident Report Help Me?

The information in police reports can be critical to building an accident claim. In addition to your personal information and the personal information of all parties involved in the collision, the crash report will also contain pertinent information concerning the at-fault party. Either you or your lawyer, if you decide to hire one, will need this vital information to help build your case.

Why Can’t I Find My Accident Report?

There are a few reasons why you may not be able to find a copy of your accident report:1. The law enforcement officers who made the report has not filed it yet.2. You may be missing important information concerning the collision, such as the police agency responsible for filling out the form, the correct date or locationof the accident, or other vital information that’s needed to obtain a copy.3. You may be mistaken or unsure of the specific details related to the collision. You may not have the case ID#, or you may have lost your ticket.

Other Ways To Obtain a Copy of an Arizona Crash Report

The Department Records Unit maintains the public records for accidents that have been investigated by the Department of Public Safety Troopers for accidents that take place on state highways or interstates. If the crash report you’re requesting was the result of an accident that took place on a country road, city, or town, you must contact the law enforcement agency in that jurisdiction.

A copy of your accident report can be obtained through the mail, or you can visit the police agency that handled the original report. Keep in mind, while most police agencies require police officers to file collision reports within twenty-four hours, some agencies may take three to five business days to file police reports.

A Faster Way to Get Your Traffic Crash Report

At, you can use our crash report information center to search for your car accident report in Arizona. We know how important it is to get a copy of your collision report as soon as possible and we want to help. Fill out the form on this page and submit your accident information to get started.

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