Santa Monica Police Reports – How to Obtain Your Copy

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A Santa Monica accident report includes all the information from your car accident.

You can use this report to tell your insurance company about the crash and file a personal injury claim against the at-fault driver.

If you were in an accident in Santa Monica, you need to get a copy of your traffic collision report as soon as possible.

How to Get a Copy of Your Santa Monica Accident Report

To get your Santa Monica police report, you must request it by mail:

  1. Print out and complete a report request form, which is on the Santa Monica Police Department website. 
  2. Address the envelope to the Santa Monica Police Department and make sure to include a self-addressed stamped envelope to get your report. 
  3. Include a check or money order for your report. In Santa Monica, the price of the report depends on how long the report is. Santa Monica police reports are usually $1.00 per page, but we recommend calling the police department to make sure.
  4. Mail your report request to the following address:

Santa Monica Police Department

Attn: Records

333 Olympic Drive

Santa Monica, CA 90401

Santa Monica police records and reports are usually available 7-10 weekdays after the date of the accident. Once you mail your request, you should receive your report in approximately ten business days.

If your report is late or if you have further questions about this process, contact the Santa Monica Police Department by calling 310-395-9931 or call a trusted attorney at Starpoint Law.

Contact a Knowledgeable Car Accident Attorney

If you were in a car crash in Santa Monica, we want to help you through this challenging process. Our personal injury lawyers at Starpoint Law can answer any questions you have about getting your Santa Monica accident report.

To speak with one of our lawyers and set up a free consultation, contact us today.

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Aidin Ghavimi

Aidin is a partner at Starpoint LC, Attorneys at Law, and focuses on personal injury and employment law cases in and around Southern California. He earned his Juris Doctorate from the Loyola School of Law and his Bachelor’s from USC. Aidin’s primary goal is to bring justice to his clients and to ensure they are able to move on with their lives after a serious injury.

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