Obtain a Traffic Report

An Accident or Incident Report can be requested as follows:

Request from PPD – Records Department

  • The Records Office can be reached at (401) 243-6416.
  • You can pick up reports between the hours of 8:15 AM to 2:45.
  • If you feel you have been denied access a police report, you have the right to appeal to the Police Chief.
  • If you are still not satisfied, you may file a complaint with the Department of Attorney General, located at 4 Howard Avenue, Cranston, RI 02920, or file suit in Superior Court.

Purchase Online Crash/Accident Report

Purchase Online Crash/Accident Report

  • Involved parties and commercial account holders can purchase crash reports quickly and easily with LexisNexis┬« Police Reports.
  • As an involved party in an accident, ordering a copy of the report is easy with LexisNexis┬« Police Reports.
  • Eliminate the need to drive to the police department, find parking and stand in line to request a copy of your accident report.
  • You can quickly access and download a copy of the report without leaving your home or office.
ACCESS TO PUBLIC RECORDS ACT  – R.I. GEN. LAWS SECTION 38-2-1 ET SEQ

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