Accident/Crash Report Information

Obtaining an Accident Report
If you or your insurance company desires a copy of an accident report from the Franklin Police Department, a completed copy of the report is usually available within 2 business days from the date of the crash. There are three methods for obtaining accident reports:



To obtain a copy of an accident report by mail, send a letter to the Franklin Police Department requesting the accident report. Please provide sufficient information for Records to locate the report, such as the Report #, date of the crash, location of the crash, names of the driver(s) and/or vehicle owner(s). Mail the letter to the following address:

Franklin City Police Department

Attn: Records

2801 N Morton Street

Franklin, IN 46131

A fee of $5.00 must accompany the request for a copy of  the accident report, payable by money order or cashier's check to the Franklin City Police Department. Also enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope for returning the report to you.



Copies may be obtained in person at the Franklin City Police Department Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm. The same information as above must be provided to the Records Office, and cash, money order, cashier's check, or debit/credit card in the amount of $5.00 must be remitted at the time the copy is provided.  Note:  All debit/credit transactions are assessed a small fee.


Most reports may also be obtained online for a fee of $12.00. Visit at the link below to search your report online.



For information about when you are required to provide the State of Indiana with proof of financial responsibility, please click here.


If your vehicle was towed, you can contact the Franklin City Police Department during normal business hours at 317.736.3670.