Obtain a Copy of an Existing Police Report

  • General Crime

    Electronic Requests:

    Our pdf-fillable version of our Request for Police Report Form is available in several languages. Select your language, download and fill it out the Request for Police Report Form in your preferred language.

    Save the document to your computer and e-mail it to us at [email protected].

    Handwritten Requests:

    A printable version of our Request for Police Report Form is available in several languages. Select your language, download and fill out the Request for Police Report Form in your preferred language. Select your language, download and fill out the Request for Police Report Form in your preferred language.

    Send the completed form, with a self-addressed stamped envelope to:

    San Francisco Police Department
    Crime Information Services /Records Management 
    1245 3rd Street
    San Francisco, CA 94158

    If you are unable to print this form, you may go to your nearest police station to pick one up. You may also go in person to Records Management; Monday thru Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM to obtain your report if available. You will be required to present valid identification.
    Obtaining a copy of your police report is FREE.
    For questions, please call 1-415-575-7232

  • Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Stalking, Human Trafficking, Elder Abuse

    **FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, SEXUAL ASSAULT, STALKING, HUMAN TRAFFICKING, OR ABUSE OF AN ELDER OR DEPENDENT ADULT**

    – California Family Code § 6228 provides that victims of the alleged crimes, listed above, may receive a copy of their incident report within five days of their request, free of charge. Due to the sensitive information included in the reports, SFPD protocol requires in-person identification verification. Victims or their designated representatives must either submit their request in-person or pick-up their incident report in person at the Records Management Desk: 1245 3rd Street, San Francisco, CA 94158, [email protected], Monday thru Friday, 8am to 5pm, except holidays. For a list of acceptable forms of identification, please refer to Section 2 of the Request for Police Report: Family Code § 6228 form.

    Request for Police Report: Family Code § 6228 Form

    A printable version of our Request for Police Report Form is available in several languages. Select your language, download and fill out the Request for Police Report Form in your preferred language.

    You can also mail your request or come to our Records Unit in our Lobby:

    San Francisco Police Department
    Crime Information Services /Records Management
    1245 3rd Street
    San Francisco, CA 94158

    Or email request to [email protected]

    Victim Services: https://sfdistrictattorney.org/victim-services
    https://sfdistrictattorney.org/advocacy-program

    How to get a Restraining Order: https://www.sfsuperiorcourt.org/divisions/ufc/domestic-violence

  • Traffic Collision Report

    Important: Before attempting to obtain a copy of a collision report, please allow a minimum of five days from the date of the collision to allow the report to be reviewed and approved for release.

    Electronic Requests:


    Our pdf-fillable version of our Request for Police Report Form is available in several languages. Select your language, download and fill it out the Request for Police Report Form in your preferred language. You can e-mail your collision report request to [email protected]

    Save the document to your computer and e-mail it to us at [email protected]

    Handwritten Requests:

    A printable version of our Request for Police Report Form is available in several languages.

    You can also mail your request or come to our Records Unit in our Lobby:

    San Francisco Police Department
    Crime Information Services/Records Management
    1245 3rd Street
    San Francisco, CA 94158

    If you are unable to print this form, you may go to your nearest police station to pick one up. Our Records Unit hours are 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.
    For questions, please call 1-415-575-7232

San Francisco Police Department

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