Springfield Police Department

Kenny Winslow, Chief

Purchase Vehicle Crash Reports

How to Obtain a Traffic Crash Report

Copies of Springfield Police Department crash reports are available for purchase in several ways. The cost is $5.00.

Option 1: Purchase the crash report in person at the SPD Records Section on the 5th floor at 800 E Monroe Street. We accept only cash or checks. Hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday (holidays excluded). You will need to sign in at the reception booth in the lobby. A picture ID is required to sign in.

Option 2: Mail in a $5.00 check payable to the Springfield Police Department along with a stamped, self addressed #10 envelope for the return of your crash report. Please include the crash report number on your request along with a contact phone number. If you do not have the crash report number, list as much other information as possible (driver name, date and location of crash). Mail your request to: Springfield Police Department, Records Section, 800 E. Monroe Street, Springfield, IL 62701.

Option 3: SPD crash reports may also be obtained at www.BuyCrash.com or www.crashdocs.org/il_springfield by following the instructions on their websites.