Traffic Crash Reports

In person or online, you can obtain a copy of a traffic crash report completed by the Grand Traverse County Sheriff’s Office or the Traverse City Police Department.  Reports can be obtained in the Records Division at the Sgt. Dennis W. Finch Law Enforcement Center located at 851 Woodmere Avenue, Traverse City, MI 49686.  Records Division hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (excluding holidays).  There is a $5 charge (check, money order or credit card only) for traffic crash reports obtained in the Records Division.  

NOTE: Crashes that occur on private property/in parking lots are only available for pickup at the Law Enforcement Center.

Online Option(s)

Please allow 72 hours after the crash has occurred before attempting to obtain a report.


You will need driver’s license number (DLN), date of birth and date of crash for this website. The DLN and date of birth must pertain to one of the drivers involved in the crash.

Lexis Nexis

If the officer provided you with a report number (i.e., GTSO/128-12345-15 or TCPD/781-12345-15) you will search for report number without the prefix of 128 or 781 on this website.