How to Obtain Your Clayton County Police Department Car Accident Report

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Two personal injury lawyers discussing details of a case with their client.Being involved in a car accident can be a stressful experience. In addition to dealing with potential injuries and vehicle damage, you may also need to obtain a copy of the police car accident report for insurance claims or legal purposes. We will guide you through the process of obtaining your Clayton County Police Department car accident report.

What Is a Police Accident Report?

A police accident report is a detailed document created by a responding officer after a car accident. It contains crucial information about the accident, including:

  • Date and Time of the Accident
  • Location of the Accident
  • Weather and Road Conditions
  • Details of the Vehicles Involved (Make, Model, Year, License Plate Numbers)
  • Driver Information (Names, Addresses, Contact Details)
  • Insurance Information (Insurance Companies and Policy Numbers)
  • Witness and Passenger Information (Names and Contact Information, if available)
  • Accident Description (Narrative and Diagram)
  • Contributing Factors to the Accident
  • Details of Injuries and Property Damage
  • Responding Police Officer’s Information (Badge Number and Signature)
  • Report Number

Clayton County Police Department Overview

The Clayton County Police Department serves to enforce the law, prevent crime, and ensure justice within Clayton County, Georgia. Under the leadership of Chief of Police Kevin Roberts, the department works diligently to protect and serve all citizens.

They have various divisions and units, including the Special Operations Division and the Records Unit.

Operations and Special Units

  • Special Operations Division: This unit enforces local, state, and federal statutes related to narcotics, including both prescription and non-prescription drugs and other controlled substances.
  • Records Unit: The Records Unit offers services such as obtaining accident and incident reports. If you need an accident report, the Records Unit Customer Service Window is located at the Clayton County Police Department’s Headquarters Facility, located at 7911 N. McDonough Street, Jonesboro, Georgia, 30236.

Obtaining Your Clayton County Police Department Car Accident Report

Online Request

If you prefer a convenient online method, accident reports can be obtained through the LexisNexis Risk Solutions website. However, Incident Reports are not available online at this time.

  • Click on the link to com.
  • On the page, select Georgia as your state.
  • From the second dropdown menu, choose the jurisdiction that investigated your car accident, i.e., Clayton Co Police Department.
  • Click on Start Search to proceed.
  • You will asked to provide details, like:
    • Last name
    • Accident date
    • Case report number
    • VIN (Vehicle Identification Number)
    • Driver’s license number

Note: There might be a fee associated with this method.

In Person Request

For a more direct approach, you can visit the Records Unit Customer Service Window at the Clayton County Police Department’s Headquarters Facility. Here are the details:

  • Address: 7911 N. McDonough Street, Jonesboro, Georgia 30236
  • Fee: Accident Reports can be obtained in person for a $5 flat fee.

Make sure to bring the following documents:

  • Valid Government Photo ID.
  • Vehicle’s Current Tag Registration or Vehicle Title in the owner’s name.

By Mail

If visiting in person is inconvenient, you can also request the report by mail. Here’s how:

  • Mail the completed form to the Clayton County Police Department

Attn: Records Unit
7911 N. McDonough St.,
Jonesboro, Georgia 30236.

  • Fee:
    • Incident Reports via mail: Two Dollars, $2.00 (money order or cashier’s check)
    • Accident Reports via mail: Five Dollars $5.00 (money order or cashier’s check)

Your written request should include:

  • Clayton County Police Department’s case number.
  • Payment method.
  • Self-addressed stamped envelope for the report to be sent to you.

Having Someone Else Pick Up Your Report

If you are unable to collect the accident report in person, you can authorize someone else to do so on your behalf. Follow these steps:

  1. Notarized Consent Letter
  • Prepare a notarized consent letter authorizing the designated person to collect the report.
  • Include your full name, the authorized person’s full name, and a statement granting permission.
  • Both parties must sign the letter, and the notary public must verify the signatures.
  1. Authorized Person’s Documentation
  • The authorized person should bring:
  • Their valid government-issued photo ID.
  • A copy of the notarized consent letter.
  • Any other relevant documents, such as the power of attorney if applicable.
  1. Visit the Records Unit
  • The authorized person can visit the Records Unit Customer Service Window at the Clayton County Police Department’s Headquarters Facility.
  • Provide the necessary documentation and request the accident report on your behalf.

Requesting Corrections to the Police Accident Report

If you find any errors in your accident report, it’s important to address them promptly. Here’s how you can request corrections:

In-Person Visit

  • Visit the Records Unit Customer Service Window at

7911 N. McDonough Street,
Jonesboro, Georgia 30236.

  • Explain the specific errors in the report and provide supporting evidence or documentation.

Written Request

  • Submit a written request for corrections addressed to:

Clayton County Police Department
Attn: Records Unit
7911 N. McDonough St.
Jonesboro, Georgia 30236

  • Clearly state the details of the error and the necessary corrections.
  • Include relevant information such as the report number or date and time of the incident.

How a Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help

A Georgia car accident lawyer can be a valuable asset if you’ve been involved in an accident.  An attorney can assist you with:

  • Gathering evidence, including the police report and other crucial documents.
  • Analyzing the evidence to build a strong case.
  • Communicating and negotiating with insurance companies to ensure you receive fair compensation.
  • Presenting evidence to prove liability and damages.
  • Negotiating a settlement that reflects the full extent of your losses.

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