Online accident reports

The Gwinnett County Police Department offers an online service for motorists to obtain copies of vehicle collision reports. Through an agreement with  APPRISS, which manages the state's central accident report repository, anyone involved in a collision in Gwinnett County or his or her authorized legal/insurance representative can obtain their accident reports online on https://www.buycrash.com/. Please be advised there is a charge for this service.


Hard copy police reports available at Police Headquarters

Reports are typically available for pickup four business days after the report was taken. To get the status of a police report, please call 770.513.5000.

Incident and accident reports may only be obtained in person from Police Headquarters, located at 770 Hi Hope Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30044. Reports are available Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8:00am to 5:00pm, and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:00am to 6:30pm. The Records Department is closed most holidays. Please refer to the website calendar section for a complete list of holidays. Accident reports are $5; incident report costs are comprised of an hourly labor rate in addition to 10¢ per page. On average, incident reports are $3 (CASH ONLY accepted, no debit or credit cards). Please bring exact change as we are unable to break bills larger than $10.

To request a report by mail, please call 770.513.5000 in advance of your request to get the cost of the report. Please include your name, the case number, and payment for the incident or accident report (cashier's check only, payable to Gwinnett County Police). Please also include a self-addressed, stamped envelope to:

Gwinnett County Police Department
Attn: Records
P.O. Box 602
Lawrenceville, GA  30046

Georgia Open Records law makes most basic incident reports public records available to the general public; however, in some cases there are exceptions in the law that do not permit the Department to release these reports.


Locations
Police
Headquarters:
770 Hi Hope Rd
Lawrenceville, GA 30044
Open: Monday, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 8:00am – 5:00pm
          Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:00am – 6:30pm
Closed most holidays. Please refer to the website calendar section for a complete list of holidays.

If you need more information on obtaining a police report, call 770.513.5190.

Georgia Open Records Act
The Open Records Unit is a division of Administrative Services available to provide information to the public relating to incidents/accidents that are not considered the initial report. Initial reports can be obtained from the Records Unit at any Gwinnett County Police Precinct. All other information included in a report/investigation can only be released through open records and must be requested in writing. All request will be processed within 3 business days as specified by Georgia State Law after the request is received. If the information being requested is archived you will be notified of the length of time it will take. Please be advised that certain records are not releasable under Open Records due to cases being Active/Pending Investigation/Pending Prosecution/the nature of a crime or incidents with Juveniles involved.