Accident Reports are available to purchase online from: August 1, 2013.
Online Accident Reports
You can purchase a copy of an accident report online through CRIS, Lexis Nexis or CarFax. Please allow three to five business days from the time of the accident to access your report, by law the officer has 10 business days to complete the report. If the report you are looking for is unavailable and it has been 10 or more business days please contact Records at 940-393-0300. Once posted online, accident reports will remain available via the internet.
In order to purchase a report, the requestor must provide the following:
•The report number; and
•The last name of someone involved in the accident; and
•The date of the accident
Once the required information is entered, the report may be purchased using a major credit card and then printed.
If you cannot locate the report you need, want to purchase a copy of it at the Police Department or are looking for an older report, call the Decatur Police Records Division at 940-393-0300 for assistance.