To request an accident report, you will need:
You can request an accident report in person from the SBPD Records Bureau or can purchase it online here.
To request an incident/offense report, you will need:
There may be a fee associated with your report.
If the report references a case that is still open and under review, your request will be reviewed and discussed with the City Attorney to determine whether the report can be released. In some cases, a Public Access Request will need to be submitted and reviewed.
Please note that suspects cannot be provided a copy of their case from the SBPD Records Bureau. Suspects can file a Public Access Request that will be reviewed by our City Attorney.
To request an accident report or incident/offense police report in person, visit the SBPD Records Bureau. Someone is available to assist you 24/7:
701 W. Sample St.
South Bend, IN 46601