Accident reports

The police provide accident reports to authorized people.

How to request a report

If you are in a car accident in Minneapolis, you can request a copy of the accident report.

We do not charge for individual accident reports.

How to file a report

Every driver in a crash involving injury, death or $1,000 or more in property damage must complete a Minnesota motor vehicle crash report. 

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety explains the filing requirements and process:

See Driver and Vehicle Services Accident Reports

Contact us

Records Information Unit

Minneapolis Police Department




Minneapolis Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Office hours (currently available by appointment only)

7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

7 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Minneapolis Police Department


City Hall
350 Fifth St. S., Room 130
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Office hours

8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday

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