If you would like to request, pay for and receive your traffic crash
report by e-mail, use E-PAY.
Obtaining Copies of Traffic Crash Reports
or Traffic Crash Reconstruction Reports By Mail
To obtain a copy of a crash report handled by the Illinois State Police, first
verify the Illinois State Police actually handled the traffic crash report.
To determine who handled the traffic crash report, please refer to the "Investigated
By" box located in the upper left corner of the motorist report. If this
box does not indicate "Illinois State Police", please contact the
listed investigating agency to obtain a copy of your traffic crash report. If
you do not have a motorists report, simply contact the Patrol Records Unit at
217/785-0614, to verify whether or not the Illinois State Police handled this
traffic crash. The Illinois State Police does not generally handle traffic
crashes occurring within municipalities.
Submit a written request containing as much of the following information
The Agency Crash Report Number - located in the upper middle portion of
the motorist report.
The IDOT number - located under the bar code on the top right hand side
of the motorist report form.
The date of the crash, driver's name and/or a passenger's name.
Include a check or money order in the amount of $5 for traffic crash reports or $20 for a traffic crash reconstruction report made payable to “Illinois State Police.” Please do not send cash.
Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
Submit the written request to :
Illinois State Police
Patrol Records Section
801 South 7th Street, Suite 400-M
Springfield, Illinois 62703