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Disclaimer and Restriction of Use

To check the availability of a vehicle crash report, please call (214) 671-3345.

Please Note: There are no crash reports online. You must obtain crash reports via mail or in person. Crash reports are faxed or emailed only to Texas law enforcement and judicial agencies.

To speak to an open records team member, please call (214) 671-3374

Customer Service lobby hours are 8:00am to 3:00pm – Monday thru Friday

The Dallas Police Department strives to collect and disseminate police report information in a timely, accurate manner. This information reflects crimes as reported to the Dallas Police Department as of the current date. Crime classifications are based upon preliminary information supplied to the Dallas Police Department by the reporting parties and the preliminary classifications may be changed at a later date based upon additional investigation. Therefore, the Dallas Police Department does not guarantee (either expressed or implied) the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or correct sequencing of the information contained herein and the information should not be used for comparison purposes over time. The Dallas Police Department will not be responsible for any error or omission, or for the use of, or the results obtained from the use of this information. Due to the preliminary nature of the reports, media outlets should make a diligent effort to confirm any information not included in News or Press Releases issued by the Media Relations Unit prior to reporting it. Confirmation can be made by contacting the Police Media Relations Unit, the appropriate investigative division, or other departmental authorities.

This online site is an attempt to make it easier for citizens to access offense reports. In disseminating this crime information, we must also comply with current laws that regulate the release of potentially sensitive and confidential information. To ensure that privacy concerns are protected and legal standards are met, report data is "filtered" prior to being made available to the public. Among the exclusions are:

  • Sexually oriented offenses
  • Offenses where juveniles or children (individuals under 17 years of age) are the complainant
  • Reference to individuals considered suspects and witnesses
  • Listing of property items that are considered evidence
  • Offenses deemed “Attempted Suicide”

Individuals who believe that additional or more complete information disclosure is warranted are encouraged to submit an open records request, per state law.

The user specifically acknowledges that the Dallas Police Department is not responsible for any defamatory, offensive, misleading, or illegal conduct of other users, links, or third parties and that the risk of injury from the foregoing rests entirely with the user. The unauthorized use of the words "Dallas Police Department," " Dallas Police," or any colorable imitation of these words or the unauthorized use of the Dallas Police Department logo is unlawful. This web page does not, in any way, authorize such use.

Open Records requests must be made in writing. They may be:

1.Hand-carried to the Records Section, Dallas Police Headquarters, 1400 S. Lamar Street, Dallas, TX
2.Faxed to 214-671-4636
3.E-mailed to openrecordunit@dpd.ci.dallas.tx.us
4.Mailed by US Postage to - Dallas Police Open Records, 1400 S. Lamar Street, Dallas, TX. 75215

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