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Aurora Police Report Car Damage TypeIf you got hurt in a car accident or suffered property loss in Aurora, Illinois, you might need a copy of the police report for your records or insurance.

The Aurora Police Department records staff manages all Aurora police records and processes all records requests, including reports, citations, arrest warrants, and expungements. To obtain these, contact the Aurora Records Division. The records department is located in the lobby of the Aurora Police Department at:

Aurora Police Department
1200 E. Indian Trail
Aurora, IL 60505

The department is open for walk-up requests from 8 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday, although after-hours requests can be directed to the front desk officer on duty. The records department is closed on weekends and holidays. After-hours voicemails and emails will be directed to the records department staff on the next business day.

Phone: 630-256-5720
Fax: 630-256-5729

The records manager is Alyssa Bockman, and she may be reached by phone during office hours at 630-256-5722. Costs for reports and records vary depending on the information requested.

Requesting a Crash Report

To obtain a copy of a crash report, you can request one in person at the address above for $5. You may also request traffic accident reports online here. If you have problems with the website, call 1-866-215-2771 for assistance.

At the time of the crash, the responding officer who took the report should give all drivers involved a two-sided card with an online address; information about the crash, including the date, report number, other drivers involved, and the police agency; and instructions on how to obtain the driver information exchange at the web address listed above.

The Driver Information Exchange Form is free of charge. Driver Information Exchange Instructions:

      • Select the “search” button.
      • Fill in the crash data for the report you need.
      • Create an ID or log in with your existing ID if you have one.
      • The site will display a Free Drivers Exchange link if a report is available.
      • Select “add to cart” for the link.
      • On the purchase page, enter the requested information, including your date of birth. You must use an involved driver’s birth date to get a free exchange report.
      • Select “View Your Cart,” review the order, and select the “Checkout” button.
      • Provide a reference number and billing information, and select “Continue.”
      • Select the “Purchase and Download Report” button, and the Drivers Exchange Report will open as a PDF file in a new window.
      • Save or print your report.

Requesting Other Police Reports

To obtain a report other than a crash report in Aurora, including incident police reports, warrants, and citations, you request a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The State of Illinois policy states “that all persons are entitled to full and complete information regarding government affairs.” 5 ILCS §140/1.

As a result, the Illinois FOIA law allows everyone access to Illinois public records to promote accountability and transparency at all levels of government.

You can make a FOIA request for an Aurora police report or record it by mail, fax, or through the city’s online portal. For requests by mail or fax, you will need to download and complete the form and send it to:

FOIA Officer
3770 McCoy Drive
Aurora, IL 60504
Fax: 630-256-3299

The online and paper forms request your personal contact information and a description of the record you would like. This includes the title or type of report, a date range, and any specific information you can provide. The city may charge you for the requested information but will provide a cost estimate before doing so.

If you or a loved one got involved in a crash, injury, or other incident involving the police, and you need help obtaining police records or information, contact the Aurora personal injury attorneys at Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers for a free consultation. Our attorneys have been helping people injured in Aurora for decades.

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