Copies of Reports

  • Arrest Reports are available 14 days after the date of arrest. Request for copies of arrest reports may be made by the arrestee only. Some exceptions may apply, please contact the Front Desk 949-644-3681, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., seven days a week for more information.

  • Crime Reports are available shortly after the report is filed. Requests for copies of crime reports may be made by any involved party except the listed suspect(s). Some exceptions may apply per Section 6254 of the Government Code. Please contact the Front Desk 949-644-3681, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., seven days a week for more information.

  • Traffic Collision Reports are not automatically mailed; they must be requested. These reports are usually ready in seven to 10 days. Before making your request, please call Records at 949-644-3682. Have your case number (DR#) ready, and verify that the report is ready for release. Then, follow the steps below in the "Requests for Copies of Reports" section.   

  • Request for Copies of Reports may be made in person or through the mail.

    • If requesting in person, please present valid photo ID and payment of $10 at the Front Desk between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. any day of the week.

    • If requesting through the mail, please enclose a note with the following information:

      • your name (if your name is not listed on the report tell us how you were involved in the case)

      • your case number, (if unknown, please supply date/time of incident and other pertinent information).

      • and address/phone number so that we can contact you if we need more information.

    • All mail requests must also include a check for $10 and a photocopy of valid photo ID.

    • Mailing address: Newport Beach Police Department

                              870 Santa Barbara Dr.

                              Newport Beach, CA 92660

    • Please make checks payable to "The City of Newport Beach".

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