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Waukegan Police Report Parties InvolvedPerhaps a driver blew a red light and struck your car, or you were involved in a multi-car collision on Waukegan Street. The insurance company may need to see a copy of your police report. How do you get this information? This article provides a detailed overview. It will help you obtain the appropriate documentation to begin to pursue compensation.

How to Obtain a Waukegan Accident Report

You can access your Waukegan accident report online, in person, or by mail.

Online Requests

To request a report online, head to this website. Enter your state (Illinois) and jurisdiction (Waukegan Police Department). You will also need your report number, the last name and date of the incident, or the last name and street.

The crash report number can be found on the driver exchange sheet you received during the accident. Any report written before January 1, 2015, will not be available on the website. To get this information, you need to contact the Police Records and Traffic Division in person or by mail.

The online crash report costs $13.

In Person

Visit the Police Records and Traffic Division located on the first floor of City Hall, 100 N. Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, Waukegan, Illinois 60085, Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm. There is a $5 fee for in-person requests. You can pay by check, money order, cash, and credit or debit card.

Mail Requests

You can request an accident report via mail by sending a $10 payment by check or money order made payable to the City of Waukegan. In the correspondence, include a return name and address. Mail your requests to:

Waukegan Police Records & Traffic Division
100 N. Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave.
Waukegan, IL 60085

If you have specific questions about accident reports, contact the Traffic and Records Division at (847) 599-2627.

How to Obtain a Waukegan Police Report

You may request a Waukegan police report in person or by mail.

In-Person Requests

Police reports are available after three business days at the Records Department window at City Hall, 100 N. Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, Waukegan, Illinois 60085, Monday through Friday between 8 am and 5 pm. There is a $5 fee for in-person requests, and you can pay by check, money order, cash, and credit or debit card.

Mail Requests

To request a police report via mail, send your request to:

Waukegan Police Records & Traffic Division
100 N. Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave.
Waukegan, IL 60085

You must include a return name and address and a $10 fee by check or money order payable to the City of Waukegan.

Obtaining Criminal Records

To request arrest records from the City of Waukegan, follow the abovementioned procedures. Criminal records for the State of Illinois are available through the Illinois State Police (ISP). An entire criminal history, referred to as a “Statewide Criminal History Transcript,” identifies all arrests and convictions in Illinois.

Fees begin around $15. Reports can be obtained by contacting the ISP directly or visiting any licensed live scan fingerprint vendor, who will charge a fee. If you choose the fingerprint option, the vendor will scan your fingerprints and send the information to the ISP. For additional information on criminal history records, call (815) 740-5160 or visit the ISP Bureau of Information at 260 North Chicago Street, Joliet, Illinois, 60432, Monday through Friday, between 8 AM and 4 PM.

Sustaining a personal injury or property damage is profoundly stressful. But you are not alone. The team at Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers can advocate for your rights and explain precisely what you need to do to feel back in control. We’ve helped many Waukegan accident victims obtain fair compensation. Contact us today for a free case evaluation.

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