Traffic Collision Reports

Oakland Police Department motor vehicle collision reports can be purchased on-line, in person or by mail.

Use this link to request a vehicle collision report - read the below requirements first

Police Reports Portal

Before you obtain a vehicle collision report from OPD...

  • You must be an involved party or a representative of an involved party to obtain a copy of a collision report.
  • Reports are typically available within 60 - 90 days from the date of the accident.
  • If your report is not available after 60 days, please contact the Traffic Operations Section at (510) 777-8570.

Online request for a vehicle collision report

  • The total cost of an on-line report is $25.00 (a $5.00 convenience fee is included).
  • To obtain a copy of a report online, click this link:
  • Enter state and jurisdiction and one of the following: Report Number or Name (First, Last) and Date of Incident or Name (First, Last and Street

Exceptions

Some accident reports may not be available online as a result of the following and therefore must be purchased in person or by mail:

  • Serious injuries and/or a fatality occurred as a result on the accident.
  • The accident involved a City of Oakland vehicle.

The Oakland Police Department reserves the right to further restrict the availability of accident reports online.

In-Person request for a vehicle collision report

To obtain a copy of a report in person, come to:

OPD Eastmont Substation
Traffic Investigations Unit
2651 73rd Avenue
Oakland, CA. 94605
(510) 777-8570

  • Normal hours are Monday through Friday, between 11:00 am and 2:45 pm.
  • The Traffic Investigations Unit is not open on holidays.
  • You must have valid identification.
  • The cost is $20.00. We accept Visa, MasterCard, cash or checks.

By Mail request for a vehicle collision report

To obtain a copy of a report by mail, send a signed request to:

OPD Eastmont Substation
Traffic Investigations Unit
2651 73rd Avenue
Oakland, CA. 94605
(510) 777-8570

Be sure to include the following with the request:

  • All details you have regarding the accident
  • A check for $20.00, payable to the City of Oakland.
  • A self-addressed, stamped envelope.

Also provide:

  • A copy of your valid identification if you are an involved party.
  • A claim or policy number if you are an insurance representative.
  • A signed authorization release from your client if you are an attorney for an involved party.