Public Information Requests


The Salinas Police Department has added two links below to assist you in obtaining your accident / crash report or submitting an Open Records request.

To purchase a copy of an Accident / Crash Report online select “Accident Report”. Accident reports will be available after 10-15 days from the date of incident. Please allow that time before contacting our Records Unit to inquire about the status of the report.

To Submit an Open Records Request select “Request a Report”. If someone was arrested, the report may not be released until the case is closed by conviction. Most common type of reports requested are theft, vandalism, lost property, stolen vehicle. Please be aware that not all reports are releasable. Please allow 5-7 days to process your request.

If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact our Records Unit at (831) 758-7090, option 2 for Police Services Group.