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How To - Obtain a Police Report

Reminder: To better serve you, please have your 8 digit report number ready

To obtain a collision (accident) report:

  1. At your local district station

    Your local Montgomery County Police District Station provides collision reports 24-hours daily.  However, it takes approximately 3-5 days after the accident to process the report.  Please call your district station ahead of time to make sure the report is ready.  Each report is $10.00.  District Stations accept cash only.

     
  2. At Police Headquarters, Information Management and Technology Division
     

    Police Headquarters (100 Edison Park Drive, Gaithersburg) also provides collision reports Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm.  Please call Headquarters ahead of time (240-773-5330) to make sure the report is ready.  Headquarters accepts cash, check, and money order.

     

To obtain all other reports (burglary, theft, etc.):

  1. Police Headquarters, Information Management and Technology Division

    Police Headquarters (100 Edison Park Drive, Gaithersburg) provides reports Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm.  Please call Headquarters ahead of time (240-773-5330) to make sure the report is ready.  Reports are $10.00. Headquarters accepts cash, check, and money order.

  2. By Mail

    • Send the request form along with a self-addressed stamped envelope and a check or money order for $10 (made payable to Montgomery County Police).  If mailing the request, mail to “Montgomery County Police Headquarters, IMTD” at 100 Edison Park Drive, Gaithersburg, MD    ​         NOTE: YOU MUST INCLUDE A COPY OF YOUR PHOTO ID.

PLEASE NOTE: The Police Department is required to verify that the person requesting the police report is an involved party in the incident. Also, under the Maryland Public Information Act, certain information is required to be redacted from police reports before it is issued to a person. Therefore, to remain in compliance with Maryland law, reports cannot be purchased online at this time.

 

 

Montgomery County Department of Police · J. Thomas Manger, Chief
Public Safety Headquarters
100 Edison Park Drive · Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Non-emergency: 301.279.8000
 
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