Accident Reports: Click this link to search for an accident report. There is no cost for accident reports retrieved online. Please be advised that it may take five to seven business days after the accident occurred before the report is made available. In some cases, this may take longer depending upon the complexity of the investigation.
Crime reports are not available online.
TO FILE A REPORT:
To file a report in person, please visit one of our stations. Click HERE for the station locations.
Some types of reports (such as damaged property with no suspects) can be filed online through the COPRS report system. Click HERE for more information.
TO OBTAIN A REPORT IN PERSON
You may obtain a copy of a crime report or an accident report by visiting the Safety Building located at 525 N. Erie. The Records Bureau is open to the public Monday—Friday between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
There is no fee for a crime report involving one incident. However, requests for multiple reports involving different incidents may be subject to a fee.
There is a $4.00 fee for each accident report requested. Please be advised that it may take five to seven business days after the accident occurred before the report is made available. In some cases, this may take longer depending upon the complexity of the investigation.
Accident reports can be retrieved from the department website at no cost. Click here.
TO OBTAIN A REPORT THROUGH U.S. MAIL
If you choose to obtain a copy of a crime report by US mail you must provide some necessary information. This includes the name of at least one of the following: a victim, a witness, a suspect, or a reporting person. You must also advise what the incident involved (e.g. Theft from a Motor Vehicle, Burglary, Assault, etc.) as well as a location and date of the incident. If you have the police report number you should include this with your request. Send the above information along with a self-addressed stamped envelope to:
The Toledo Police Public Records Office processes requests for information under the Ohio Public Records Act. These requests are for the release of 911 audio, police video, archived reports, or bulk (three or more) reports. All other report requests should be made in person at the Records Bureau or through the U.S. Mail as outlined above.
Auctions are usually held a few times a year. An updated vehicle list is available on this page several weeks before the auction date. Potential buyers are encouraged to inspect the auction vehicles the morning of the auction. The vehicles are not available for inspection at any other time. The auction takes place on the designated day regardless of weather conditions.
All property to be auctioned is open to public inspection at 9:00 am on the day of the auction. The auction begins at 11:00 am. All vehicles are sold AS IS. All vehicles have salvage titles except for those marked as "City" vehicles. Terms of the sale are cash or check only.
The Toledo Police Impound Lot is located at 198 Dura Ave. Hours of operation are Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Saturday 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM. (419) 245-3399
Approved accident reports are available online for free or they can be picked up, in-person, at the Central District Station located at 525 N. Erie Street. It is unlawful to examine an Accident Report or request a copy of an Accident Report if there is no relationship between the person or the principal of the person requesting the Accident Report and any person involved in the accident or there is no reason for the person to request the Accident Report other than to solicit a business or commercial relationship.