11 Jan 2019,

Traffic Collision Report: Oceanside Police Department

Have you been involved in a serious car accident that was responded to by the Oceanside Police Department? If so, we recommend that you request a copy of your traffic collision report.

Victims of serious vehicle accidents often face significant financial hardship caused by medical bills and lost wages, in addition to injuries sustained from the wreck. The police accident report has important information that will ensure you get the most compensation for your troubles.

In this article, we’ll explain the different ways you can obtain a copy of your Oceanside Police Department accident report.

How to Request a Copy of your Oceanside Police Accident Report

According to the City of Oceanside official website, you may request a copy of your report in-person, over the phone, or through U.S. mail.

Requesting Your Report In-Person

Head over to the Records counter at the Oceanside Police Department:

Oceanside Police Department
3855 Mission Avenue
Oceanside, CA 92058
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The Records counter is open Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm. Make sure to bring valid government issued identification.

Requesting Your Report Over the Phone

To request your report over the phone, call the Oceanside Records Department at 760-435-4944.

Requesting (and Receiving) Your Report Through the Mail

If you need to request your report through the mail, you must mail in a written request to the Oceanside Police Records Department via U.S. mail. You must include the following:

  • Your case number
  • The date of your incident
  • The time of your incident
  • The location of your incident
  • The names of parties involved
  • A money order issued for $5.50 payable to: City of Oceanside
  • A self-addressed stamped envelope.

Mail your accident report request to:

Oceanside Police Department
3855 Mission Avenue
Oceanside, CA 92058
ATTN: Records

Important Items to Note About Obtaining Your Report:

  • The Oceanside Police Records Department does charge a fee for traffic accident reports. A report costs $5.50.
  • Your traffic accident report request will be reviewed for eligibility for release.
  • The Oceanside Records Department may take up to 10 days to review your request.
  • You are required go in-person to the Records counter and present valid government issued identification when picking up your accident report. Payment is also due at this time.
  • Acceptable methods of payment:
    • Cash
    • Credit Card
    • Money Order payable to: City of Oceanside
  • If you do not know your report number or have any other questions, you may contact the Oceanside Police Records Department at 760-435-4944.

Final Thoughts

Getting into a car accident can be scary, but a San Diego personal injury attorney can help you navigate through this difficult time. With over 40 combined years of experience and nearly $50 million recovered for our clients, we can help you get the compensation you deserve.

Call Levinson Law today at 760-642-5475 for a free consultation to review your case.