Obtaining Copies of Your Accident and/or Crime Reports
What you MUST bring with you to obtain copies of your reports:
For you as the victim listed in the report: You MUST have a valid (not expired) government-issued photo identification which proves you are entitled to the report or registered owner of the vehicle listed in the report.
For a juvenile or dependent: you MUST bring a copy of his/her birth certificate or guardianship paperwork issued to you by Family Court Services.
For an incapacitated friend or family member: the friend or family member MUST authorize their report to be released to you by filling out the PDF form letter below.
Authorization to Obtain Police Report
Your report will cost $9.00 payable by:
- Cashier’s check made payable to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
- Money order made payable to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
There is an ATM in the Lobby area of Police Records Bureau. LVMPD is not responsible for any fees incurred for using the ATM.
You may also submit your request in writing using the PDF form here: Request for Report Via Mail
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
Attn: Correspondence Section
400 S. Martin Luther King Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89106
include the following with your written request or your request will be returned to you without any action having taken place:
*The notarized authorization is a copy of your identification which has been acknowledged by a licensed notary and stamped with his or her valid (not expired) notary seal indicating that they have viewed your original license and signature.
- A photocopy of your valid (not expired) government-issued photo identification
- Original notarized authorization*
- $9.00 cashier’s check or money order, payable to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
- Please do NOT send cash or personal checks
Please allow 7 to 10 days from the date of filing your report to pick it up, as reports must be approved prior to being released.
Eligibility of documents depends on case status or the type of case. Specific types of reports require other forms or documents prior to being released. These reports may take longer or require more than one visit before they can be released to you. Examples of some of these reports may be:
- Homicide reports
- Sexual Assault reports
- Child Abuse/Neglect reports
- Dead Body reports
- Fatal Accidents
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