Obtaining Copies of Police Records

Crime, arrest and traffic accident reports prepared by College Police are maintained by the San Diego Police Department under a memorandum of understanding with that agency. Copies of these reports can be obtained from the San Diego Police Records Division.

Requests for reports can be made through the mail or in person and must be accompanied by a check or money order for $12.00 per report, payable to the City of San Diego.

The following information is necessary to identify requested report:

  • Parties involved
  • Date and location of occurrence
  • Report number if available
  • Incident number if available

Request by mail:
Send request to SDPD Records MS#726,
P.O. Box 121431, San Diego, California, 92112-1431.
Include a stamped, self-addressed envelope.

Request in person:
Monday-Friday between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.
SDPD Records Public Counter at 1401 Broadway, in downtown San Diego

For questions relating to the following report types and case numbers for:

  • Accident Reports
  • Crime Reports
  • Arrest Reports
  • Auto Theft Reports

Or to confirm if a report is ready for pick-up, send email questions to sdpdreportrequests@pd.sandiego.gov (this site is only for questions related to case numbers).

*Please note: reports will not be faxed or emailed.

Contact SDPD Records Division at 619-531-2846. Monday - Friday, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. For additional information please visit https://www.sandiego.gov/police/services/faqs/information.