St. Petersburg Police Crash Report Request

The St. Petersburg Police Department is pleased to offer online accident report retrieval.  Per Florida State Statute 316.066 (5) (a), crash reports are exempt from public disclosure for a period of 60 days following the event.  During this period, crash reports are only available to persons or entities defined within 316.066 (5) (b), to include parties of the crash, the parties’ legal representatives, the parties' insurance agents, the State Attorney's Office, radio and television stations, newspapers or any state or federal agency authorized to have access.  

If you do not meet these criteria, you are not entitled to the crash report until 60 days after the crash.  In submitting this request, you certify and affirm that you are legally entitled to access the crash report within 60 days of the event; and that the crash report will not be used for any commercial solicitation of accident victims or knowingly disclosed to any third party for the purpose of such solicitation, during the period of time in which the information remains confidential and exempt.

To retrieve a report, you will be required to enter the report number supplied by the officer at the scene, the date the crash occurred, and the last name of a driver involved in the crash.  If the proper information has been provided and the crash report as been approved for distribution, you will be presented with a .pdf document.

To save this document, click the Diskette icon in the upper left of the web page.  The system may prompt that only a copy can be saved.  If so, click the “OK” button.  The system will then provide the ability to save a copy of the crash report to your local computer, with the name and location of your choosing.  The file size and download times vary on the number of pages in the crash report. The average document size is 100K, and once the download is completed control will be returned to the web page. 

This site only hosts reports investigated by the St. Petersburg Police Department after February 1, 2009.  Some reports may take several days or weeks before they are approved and entered into our database.  Please wait for at least two weeks before contacting our Records Division.  If you need assistance, you may call our Records Counter at (727) 893-7538