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 Request an Accident Report for Accidents after January 1st, 2020

Current pricing*:

*Please allow 7 working days for traffic accident reports to be completed before copies can be obtained. 

  Base Fee Service Fee 
Involved Party - Confirmed  $5.00 No Fee

Involved party - Unconfirmed

Commercial - Transactional Purposes

$5.00 $8.00
Commercial - Monthly Billing $5.00 $8.00


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 * LexisNexis is not owned/operated by the City of New Haven.


Records request for an Incident Report , Accident Report (prior to May 1st, 2020) or Body-Worn Camera Footage

There are four (4) different ways to request a copy of a police report, accident report (pre May 1st, 2020), and/or body-worn camera footage:

  1. Click here to fill out a request form and submit online. 
  2. Fill out this form and mail it to:

    New Haven Department of Police Service
    Attention: Records Unit
    1 Union Avenue
    New Haven, CT  06519
  3. You may also bring the form to the New Haven Department of Police Service and present to the Front Desk Sergeant.
  4. You may also fax the form to (203) 946-6274.

Requests will be processed in the order they are received.  You will be contacted by the Records Unit with the cost of your request.  

NHPD REPORT FEES:

  • There is a fifty-cents ($0.50) per page fee for each report requested. Reports 10 pages or less can be emailed free of charge.
  • The programming fee for body camera footage requested shall be: ffty ($50) for the first two hours and ten ($10) for each additional hour.* Updated Nov 2020
  • The fee for complete accident reconstruction reports is $525.

Payments will be accepted in the form of money orders and checks made payable to the Treasurer, City of New Haven.

Please provide as much information as possible when requesting the report or footage:

  • Full names of parties involved
  • Date of incident
  • Time of incident
  • Location of incident
  • Type of incident (burglary, vandalism, traffic accident, etc.)
  • Report number

*** Please note that the release of information is dictated by State Statute.  Some incidents, particularly open investigations, may not be releasable.  Some information, also dictated by State Statute, may be redacted from a report or body-worn camera footage.


Request a New Haven Arrest Record Check

There are four (4) different ways to request a New Haven Arrest Record Check:

  1. Click here to fill out a request form and submit online. 
  2. Fill out this form and mail it to:
    New Haven Department of Police Service
    Attention: Records Unit
    1 Union Avenue
    New Haven, CT  06519
  3. You may also bring the form to the New Haven Department of Police Service and present to the Front Desk Sergeant.
  4. You may also fax the form to (203) 946-6274.

Requests will be processed in the order they are received.  There is a five dollar ($5) charge per background requested.  If you submit the form through email or fax, you must mail payment for your request to be processed as well as a copy of the request form.  Payments will be accepted in the form of money orders and checks made payable to the Treasurer, City of New Haven.

*** Please note that this is a search for New Haven arrests only.  You will be provided with information on whether there is an arrest but will not be provided with the record (you may request this record separately, see above). If you need a full State of Connecticut Criminal Conviction History, click here.

The result of this search is based on name and date of birth and contains New Haven criminal conviction history record information ONLY.  Please be advised that the criminal history record information may change daily due to erasures, corrections, pardons or other modifications to individual criminal history record information, the New Haven Department of Police Services (NHPD) cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information except with respect to the date the information is disclosed or obtained. The NHPD is not responsible for any errors or omissions resulting from subsequent dissemination of this data. The subject and/or requester assumes all liability in the use of data obtained from this database.


    For any questions regarding how to obtain a police report or to check the availability of a report, please call (203) 946-6312.

     

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