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

Please note change in hours effective MAY 15, 2016,  for the Records Department at Police Headquarters:  Monday & Wednesdays 8am – 5pm,  Tuesday and Thursdays 8am – 6pm,  Fridays 8am – 3pm.

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 from 8:00am to 5:00pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:00am to 6:00pm,  Fridays from 8:00am to 3:00pm. 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 cents per page. On average incident reports run 50 cents or less and cash payment is preferred if under $1.00. Please bring exact change as we are unable to break bills larger than $10.

The Georgia Open Records law makes most basic incident reports public record and 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.
Open Records Request
The Open Records Unit is a division of the Records Management Section of the Police Department and available to provide information to the public relating to incidents/accidents that are not considered part of the initial report. 

Information other than what is in the initial incident report can only be released through Open Records and must be requested in writing. All requests will be processed within three business days as specified by Georgia Open Records Act 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.

Submission of Open Record requests are preferred via email at policeopenrecords@gwinnettcounty.com, or by regular mail at P.O. Box 602, Lawrenceville, GA, 30046. Attention Open Records. Documents requested through Open Records can be picked up at Police Headquarters, received via email, or regular mail.

Police Records Management hours open to the public:

Monday & Wednesday, 8:00am – 5:00pm    

Tuesday & Thursday, 8:00am – 6:00pm

Friday, 8:00am – 3:00pm

Location: 770 Hi Hope Rd
Lawrenceville, GA, 30043

770.513.5000 – main switchboard


Locations & Hours
Police
Headquarters:

770 Hi Hope Rd
Lawrenceville, GA 30044
Open: Mondays & Wednesdays,     8:00am – 5:00pm
           Tuesdays and Thursdays,    8:00am – 6:00pm
            Fridays------------------------------8:00am – 3:00pm
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.