Seattle Police Department: Car Accident / Automobile Collision Reports

Getting A Copy Of Your Vehicle Accident Report


The Seattle Police Department Public Request Unit has specific policies and procedures regarding the release of reports, which are in compliance with the laws that regulate public disclosure with privacy rights.

If you were involved in a vehicle collision:

  1. You may make a request in person at the Seattle Police Public Request Unit Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The Public Request Unit is located in the lobby of Seattle Police Department Headquarters at 610 Fifth Avenue between James and Cherry Street.
  2. You may mail a request to the Seattle Police Department, Public Request Unit, 610 Fifth Avenue, P.O. Box 34986, Seattle, WA 98124-4986. Please include name, address, incident number, and some form of identification.


By mail, you can request:
Copies of police incident reports
Collision/Accident reports

Send car accident requests to:

Seattle Police Department
Public Request Unit
610 Fifth Avenue
P.O. Box 34986
Seattle, WA 98124-4986

Please include name, address, and copy of a state issued photo identification card such as a driver's license or passport.

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