Traffic Crash Reports & Photopgraphs


Who is entitled to copies of crash reports?
How can I get a copy if I am one of the above?
Are there fees for obtaining a crash report?
How can I get police photographs taken at the crash scene?
Where can I get police photographs from the traffic crash?
Are there fees for police photographs of traffic crashes?


Who is entitled to copies of crash reports?

Only those listed on the crash report are eligible to obtain copies of police crash reports including:

  • Individuals involved in the crash
  • Injured persons
  • Property owners
  • Attorneys and/or insurance agents representing the driver or property owner


How can I get a copy if I am one of the above?

  • Make requests in writing to: Central Records 10600 Page Avenue, Fairfax, VA  22030
  • Make requests in person between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday to Central Records, located in the Police Annex at the above address or to the district police station in which the crash occurred


Are there fees for obtaining a crash report?

  • NO fee for drivers, property owners or injured persons.
  • All others must pay a $5 fee by cash, credit card, money order or check made out to the County of Fairfax. 


How can I get police photographs taken at the crash scene?

Not all traffic crashes are photographed by police. If police took photographs, they are available for purchase to:

  • Vehicle owners and drivers
  • Attorneys or insurance companies representing the owners and/or drivers
  • Injured persons
  • Property owners


Where can I get police photographs from the traffic crash?

  • Make requests in writing to: Central Records 10600 Page Avenue, Fairfax, VA  22030
  • Make requests in person between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday to Central Records, located in the Police Annex at the above address


Are there fees for police photographs of traffic crashes?

  • A fee of $4 per print is charged
  • Payment can be made in the form of cash, credit card, money order or check made payable to the County of Fairfax

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