How do I get a copy of a police report?
Come to the main police station at 600 10th Street, Monday and Tuesday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., or Wednesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. You must fill out a request form with your name, address, phone number and reason for requesting the information. You must have a photo I.D. The cost of a report is $.10 for each page plus tax. Some reports may be released immediately, while others require supervisor or Juvenile Court approval.



These reports may take up to 10 days for approval before they can be released. If you are a defendant in the case, you will be required to complete a written request for information. This information will be released in accordance with the Public Records Act. To request a copy of a police report, print out a request form (PDF), fill it out and send it, with a check or money order, to:

600 10th Street

Modesto, CA 95354



For more information on police report releases or to find out how many pages are in your report, call 209-572-9580.



Traffic collision reports take at least five working days to be available for release. If there are injuries or a fatality, this can be much longer. For more information on traffic collision reports, call 209-572-9592.copy of a police report.

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