Following a car accident, a police officer will come to the scene to file a police report.
Accident reports can become a big piece of evidence when it comes to filing a claim following a car accident in Longview. If you were recently involved in a car accident you can get a copy of your accident report online, mail or in-person.
If you were recently involved in a car accident and the Longview Police Department was responsible for filing the accident or crash report then there are several ways to get a copy of the report.
According to the Longview Police Department, there are two ways to obtain your Longview police accident report: in person, online, and by submitting a form. Another way is to call Sutliff & Stout Law Firm, where they will give you your police report for free. All you need is Internet access and the information from your accident.
Injured? We’ll Get Your Longview Police Accident Report for You
If you need assistance on obtaining your police report, just provide the details of your accident and we will do our best to retrieve your Longview police accident report and email it to you.
*This service is available to anyone involved in a collision that needs help getting their crash report. This service is not available to other law firms or insurance companies.
According to Texas law, any law enforcement officer that investigates a car accident that results in either injury or death or damage of property of over $1,000 needs to submit a written police accident report to TxDOT no later than 10 days following the date of the accident.
If a police officer responds to the scene of the accident, you are eligible for getting a police report from the police department, online, and from Sutliff & Stout Law Firm.
Individuals involved in an accident that was reported to by a Longview Police Officer should obtain a copy of their official accident report, filed by the responding officer.
The cost of an accident report ranges from $6 to $20, depending on the version. You will likely need to provide information such as:
- the report number,
- your name,
- driver’s license number,
- vehicle plate number,
- the date/time of accident,
- location of accident,
- who was involved in the accident,
- your mailing address,
- phone number,
- And email.
Here are all the ways you can get your Longview police report:
The Longview Police Department makes accident reports available online through a third-party source called Crashdocs.org.
Submit an Open Records Request Form
You can also fill out an Open Records Request Form and drop off at the Longview Police Department. Typically, these request forms can take some time before they become available. However, the more information that you can provide on the Open Records Request form the easier it will take to locate the accident report.
Additionally, you can email a copy of the Open Records Request Form to [email protected].
You can get a copy of your accident report in-person at the Longview Police Department. They are located at 302 W Cotton St, Longview, TX 75601 and can be reached at (903) 237-1199. It is a good idea to call ahead of time to make sure that your accident report is available for pick-up.
Get Your FREE Report from Sutliff & Stout Law Firm
Along with in person and online, Sutliff & Stout Law Firm has given you the chance to access your police accident report for free! Simply click here to obtain your free police accident report, and it will be emailed to you shortly. These reports are available for individuals; this service is not available for other law firms or insurance companies.
If you have questions about your car accident report or about your car accident, our Texas personal injury lawyers are here to help. To discuss your car accident report or case, don’t hesitate to call Sutliff & Stout car accident lawyers at (713) 987-7111 or contact us online today.
Important notes to consider when it comes to retrieving an accident report:
Reports become available within 24 hours of the completion of the accident report by the reporting officer. You should allow enough time for the reporting officer to have the report approved before requesting a copy.