Request Copy of a Police Report

Police Reports and Traffic Accident Reports may be requested by completing a
Freedom of Information Act Request Form.

Traffic accident reports may also be purchased online, if available, through Lexis Nexis.


  • $5 for each accident report requested
  • No fee for police reports for up to 50 pages of standard paper copies. After 50 pages, there is a $0.15/page charge.
  • $1 for CD or DVD copies
  • Payments may be made via cash or check only

Questions? Call CPD at 217-351-4545 or email [email protected]. 

Note: Dispatch tickets must be requested through METCAD 9-1-1.