Crash reports are now available through LexisNexis in English and Spanish. They are NOT available on the APD Incident Report Database. Crash reports may also be purchased at the Main Police Headquarters, located at 715 E 8th Street. Report Sales hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. or by mail.
In Person - To obtain a copy of a crash report in person, a case number is required. Citizens may call APD Report Sales at (512) 974-5499 to see if the report is ready before visiting APD.
This report is completed by a driver involved in a traffic crash when the crash is not investigated by a law enforcement officer, the apparent damage is not $1,000 or more or when the crash did not result in injury or death. Effective Sept. 1, 2017, per the 85th Texas Legislature Senate Bill 312, the Driver’s Crash Reports (Form CR-2) are no longer retained by the Texas Department of Transportation. The drivers involved in a crash not investigated by a police officer should retain this form for their records.
For any event that occurred on or after Sept. 1, 2017, please use this form and keep the report for your own records.
Mail – To obtain a copy of a crash report by mail, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope containing $6 (cash, check or money order) must be mailed to: Austin Police Department Report Sales P.O. Box 689001, Austin, TX 78768.