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Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Obtain a Copy of My Rhode Island Car Accident Report?

You can get a copy of your Rhode Island police report at, or you can go through the Rhode Island State Police.The Rhode Island State Police Department offers two ways to obtain a copy of your report.

Online Accident Report Requests

Visit the Rhode Island State Police Department’s website, fill out an online form and provide your email address to learn how to get a copy of your crash report online. Accidents that involved a fatality will not be available online.

By Mail Requests

You can request a copy of your Rhode Island car accident report by mail. To do so, you must send a copy of your identification card, a self-addressed stamped envelope with your current address and contact information, along with a $15 money order or check made payable to “State of Rhode Island”.Mailing address:Rhode Island State Police: Accident Bureau311 Danielson PikeNorth Scituate, RI02857.The police department does not allow walk-in requests at this time.

How Much Does a Rhode Island Car Accident Report Cost?

Copies of police reports are $5. The department accepts money order payments, major credit cards, checks via mail, and debit card payments. Make the check or money order payable to the Rhode Island State Police Department.

When Will My Report Be Available?

Your traffic report will be available three business days after the accident occurred. Accidents that involved a fatality, vehicle crime, property crime, or extensive vehicle damage or personal injury may be unavailable for several weeks or months or until the investigation of traffic crashes has been completed.

What Information is in an Individual Crash Report?

  • The names and contact information of all parties involved in the crash
  • The time, date, and location of the crash
  • Diagram of the accident scene
  • Description of personal injuries and vehicle damage
  • The reporting police officer’s opinion regarding who they believe was at fault for the accident
  • Insurance information
  • License plate numbers/VINs
  • Driver’s license numbers
  • Any citations issued
  • Current traffic conditions

And other accident report basics

Who Has Access to Police Reports?

The following parties have access to crash reports that are unredacted:

  • All parties involved in the accident
  • Insurance carriers
  • Accident attorney
  • The parent or legal guardian of a minor involved in the car crash

What if I Can't Locate a Copy of My Agency Report?

If you’re not able to track down your agency report, it’s possible it was filed by another local law enforcement agency.Contact the following departments to locate your report:

  • Warwick Police Department
  • Cranston Police Department
  • Narragansett Police Department
  • Bristol Police Department

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

If you were injured in an automobile accident, you may be filing an insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit. A collision report includes information, such as the reporting police officer’s opinion regarding who they believe was at fault for the accident, a description of your accident injuries, a description of vehicle damage, a diagram of the accident scene, details concerning anything that may have contributed to the accident, such as poor road conditions, and more. An experienced accident attorney will use this information to back up your request for damages and negotiate a full and fair settlement from the insurance company to cover the cost of your losses

How Can I Get My Police Crash Report Online?

At, we know that picking up your traffic report in person can be a challenge, especially if you sustained injuries and/or your vehicle was damaged. At, you can search our comprehensive crash report information center and obtain a copy of your traffic report as soon as it’s available. We’ve made it our mission to help accident victims obtain a copy of their reports as quickly as possible. Searches are fast and simple. Start your search now by filling out the form on this page.Fill Out the Form on this Page to Begin Your Online Accident Report Search

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