• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: May 2018

How to Get an Arlington Police Accident Report

How to get an Arlington Police Accident Report If you were recently involved in a car accident in Arlington, you can obtain a copy the accident report from the Arlington Police Department.

There are a few ways of going about getting a copy of your Arlington car accident report, you can either go in-person, request it by mail, or online.

Or, we’ll get your Arlington accident report for you.

Just provide the details of your accident, and we’ll do our best to track down your Arlington 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.

Requesting Your Arlington Accident Report In-Person

One option you have to get your Arlington car accident report is to head down to the Arlington Police Records Unit office which is located at 620 W. Division St Arlington, TX 76011.

You can get your Arlington car accident report in person, Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm. Be sure to give them a call ahead of time 817-459-5700

Request Your Arlington Accident Report by Mail

You can also request your Arlington car accident report by mail. All you need to do is:

  • fill out and complete a CR-3 Request Form
  • Enclose a check or money order for $6
  • A self-addressed and stamped envelope

Then, mail to:

Police Records Unit

  • PO BOX 1065
  • Arlington TX 76004-1065

To complete the payment for your Arlington car accident report, make checks payable to the City of Arlington

Order Your Arlington Accident Report Online

If you choose to request an Arlington car accident report online, you will need to put in an open records request form. Here, you will need to request an Accident/Crash report (referred to as a CR-3 form). It is uncertain how long it will take to receive your Arlington car accident report. However, the law requires that the city of Arlington must inform you of any information for your request within 10 days.

Important notes to consider when requesting your Arlington car accident report:

  • If you are looking for the Drivers Crash Report (State Blue Form CR-2) you will need to request it from the Department of Transportation website
  • If you were involved in an Arlington car accident and the other driver could not provide verification of insurance you can apply for a No Insurance Complaint Affidavit

Obtaining a copy of your Arlington car accident report is a very important piece of evidence when filing for personal injury compensation. We recommend taking advantage of our free case review to receive the maximum financial compensation for your car accident injuries. Our Texas injury lawyers will listen to every detail about your case and give you sound advice on the best options.

About the Author

Hank Stout is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Hank earned his doctor of jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law and has been actively trying personal injury cases for over ten years. He was recognized by Thompson Reuters as a Rising Star from 2012-2014 and has been recognized as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas). He has earned a Superb rating by Avvo, and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.

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