Can I get a copy of an accident or incident report and how much does it cost?

The fee for a copy of a report is $5. Reports can be obtained in-person during business hours 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday at the Plainfield Police Department. Payment can be made in-person by cash, money order, Visa or MasterCard.

Request by Mail

If you wish to request a report by mail, please send the request including the report number to the following address with the $5 payment in the form of a money order or business check along with a self-addressed stamped envelope for the return of the report:
Plainfield Police Department
Records Branch
1075 W Main Street
Plainfield, IN 46168

Accident reports may also be obtained at

Request to pay by phone

The department is unable to accept payment by phone at this time.

Contact Us

Should you need assistance obtaining the report number or if you have other questions about reports, please contact the Records Branch at 317-838-3565, ext. 0. or via email to

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