This site is no longer used. The City of Philadelphia has launched a new website where you can request reports.
Click here to go to the new site.

Please note changes in eligibility requirements for obtaining copies of Traffic Accident Reports.
City Council Bill No. 11-0631, is effective January 13, 2012.

To know about Police Accident Report Regulations, click here.

The following persons are eligible for copies of reports:

  • Individuals involved in an accident
  • Automobile Insurance Companies
  • Lawyers representing individuals involved in an accident
  • Other Governmental Jurisdictions 

For eligibility and application requirements. Click here.

For a list of requirements for all traffic report requests, please access this link.

To obtain a copy of a police report(s) you can either schedule an appointment to come in our office at: or mail in your request to: Police Record Unit, City of Philadelphia, Department of Records, Room 170, City Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19107

For each report requested, payment of a  non-refundable fee of $25.00 is to be made by Cash, Debit Card, Credit Card, echeck- payable to: "City of Philadelphia".

For any guidance, please refer  here.