How can I obtain a copy of an Accident Report?

Accident reports are public records. In most cases, your insurance company will request a copy of the report. You may request a copy of your accident report online at You can also mail a request to the Portland Police Department 109 Middle Street Portland, Maine 04101, or you can come in person to the Information Desk at the Portland Police Department to request the report. There is a 24-hour waiting period before you can receive the report. You may either pick up the report in person or have it mailed or faxed to you. The cost for the report is $15, which can be paid by cash or check. Credit or debit cards are not accepted Your check should be made payable to the City of Portland. The $15 must be paid before you receive the report.

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1. How can I contest a traffic citation?
2. How do I contact the Violations Bureau?
3. How do I contact the Maine District Court?
4. I lost my traffic citation, what do I do?
5. How do I get a permit to drive my car to an inspection station?
6. How can I find out if my car has been towed?
7. How can I find out if my car has been impounded?
8. How can I report an abandoned vehicle?
9. What can be done about illegally parked vehicles?
10. What should I do if I have been involved in a traffic accident?
11. How can I obtain a copy of an Accident Report?
12. How do I report traffic problems in my neighborhood?
13. How do I pay / contest a parking ticket?
14. How do I get a boot removed from my car?
15. How do I find out if lost / recovered property was turned in at the Police Station?
16. How can I get a copy of a police report?
17. How can I get a background check?
18. How can I get information about sex offenders in my neighborhood?
19. If I am the victim of a crime, how do I find out who is assigned to my case?
20. How do I find out what is going on with my case or provide additional information about it?
21. How do I contact the District Attorney’s Office?
22. Can I have my fingerprints taken at the police department?
23. How do I report a crime?
24. What number do I call if what I am reporting is not an emergency or I just want to speak with an officer about a crime problem?
25. How do I file a nuisance or disorder complaint?
26. How do I file an animal complaint?
27. How do I report criminal activity, such as prostitution or drugs, in my neighborhood?
28. My friend has been arrested, what do I do?