Open Records Requests
In compliance with the Texas Public Information Act and upon proper request, the Roanoke Police Department will provide a copy of all information deemed a public record by the act, within ten (10) working days of receipt of the request or we will refer the request to the Attorney General of the State of Texas for a determination.
Records commonly considered to be public record include:
- Traffic Accident Reports
- Incident Reports
- Offense Reports
In an effort to provide a higher level of customer service by expediting the process of obtaining a motor vehicle crash report, the Roanoke Police Department has partnered with PoliceReports.US, LLC. This partnership allows citizens and insurance companies to obtain motor vehicle crash reports investigated by the Roanoke Police Department through the convenience of a user-friendly internet site twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.
Crash reports generated on or after July 1, 2008 are available on-line and in many cases reports can be accessed within 24-72 hours of the accident. Hit and Run accidents may require additional time. Crash reports can also be requested in person at the Roanoke Police Department located at 609 Dallas Drive.
View accident reports.
You can request a copy of a record one of the following ways:
- In Person - by coming to the police facility located at 609 Dallas Drive, Roanoke, Texas 76262.
- Fax - you may fax a written request to (817) 491-6053.
- Email - send a request to the Records Division.
When filing an open records request, please remember to provide as much information as possible to assist the records technicians in locating the correct record. For more information, you may call the Police Records Department at 817-491-8115. The records technicians are available Monday through Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, and Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM.