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Police Department Central Records Division

Order Crash Reports Online

Obtaining a police report for a vehicle crash in Nashville has just become much easier.

Reports can be accessed five to seven business days after the accident by entering the date of the crash, the specific police report number given to each involved motorist by an officer at the scene, and an involved party’s name. A person accessing a crash report through must certify that he/she was involved in the accident, is an attorney for an involved party, or is an insurance representative of an involved party.

Reports of crashes involving pending criminal charges and those involving fatalities will not be available from the website. Crash reports from August 2020 forward will be on-line.

Order your crash report online

For general information, call 615-862-7631

The Central Records Division is responsible for developing and maintaining required law enforcement records to conduct the official business of the department.

The Central Records Division is broken down into two sections, the Public Request Section and the Operations Support Section. The Public Request Section is over the Records Services Unit. The Operations Support Section is broken down into three units, the Data Entry Unit, NCIC/Teletype Unit, and the QAC Unit.

Our Frequently Asked Questions page includes information on obtaining various reports from the Records Division.

To request Police records, reports, Body Worn Cameras, and/or In-Car-Camera footage, download and complete the Open Records Request Policy and Form. Body Worn Cameras and In-Car Camera footage requested will be forwarded to the Police Department's Information Technology Division to be processed.

Records may be requested via mail or hand carry it with payment (do not send cash) to:

MNPD Central Records Division
811 Anderson Lane, Suite 100
Madison, TN 37115

Records may also be requested via email to: (Any reports returned via email and do not take over 1 hour to complete will be free of charge. Any other services provided by Records, must be done in person or by mail. (Only official business requests from law enforcement agencies will be accepted by this email address. All other requests must be made to the public records requests email.)

A Photo ID is required for all records request.

We do not accept or send requests by fax.

A reasonable fee shall be charged for the reproduction of requested files. Please be aware that there is no ATM on site.

Fee Schedule for Police Reports

Obtaining Crash Reports

Crash reports can be purchased by mail request, at the records counter (refer to fee schedule), or by email at

As of July 1, 2019, the Tennessee Legislature has amended the definition of personally identifying information of any person named in any motor vehicle accident report. Details are available within Tennessee Code Annotated § 10-7-504 (a) (31).

Need Fingerprints?

For more information on fees, call 615-862-7631.

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The Metro Nashville Police Department Central Records Division has moved!

The new location for the MNPD Central Records Division is:

811 Anderson Lane
Suite 100
Madison, TN 37115

Phone: 615-862-7631

Public Counter Hours are Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Closed on Metro Observed Holidays.

Division Manager

Dayton Wheeler

Captain Dayton Wheeler

Operations Support Section Supervisor Derek Butler

Public Request Section Supervisor / Public Records Coordinator Lisa Davidson