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Were you recently involved in a car accident in New Orleans and are looking for how to obtain a copy of the accident report from the New Orleans police department?

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Unfortunately, car accidents occur much more often than we think. 

The Highway Safety Research Group at Louisiana State University reports that in Louisiana in 2017: 

  • Almost 120,000 car accidents occurred;
  • 4,828 of these crashes resulted in bodily injury; and
  • A fatal crash occurred every 11 hours, 21 minutes, and 42 seconds.

If you or a loved one were involved in a car crash in New Orleans, you need to get a copy of your New Orleans Police Department accident report immediately. 

An accident report includes all the information from your collision. You can use the information in this report to tell your insurance company about the accident and file a personal injury claim against the responsible party. 

What is a New Orleans Police Department Accident Report?

After a car accident, the responding police officer called to the scene of the collision will put together an official report of the crash. He or she will document all evidence of the accident and use this evidence to determine who was likely at fault and the amount of damage the crash caused.

The police officer who makes your New Orleans Police Department accident report will usually give you the other involved driver’s name and insurance information so that you can tell your insurance company about the details of the collision.

If you have to leave the scene of the crash for any reason, make sure to get the above information by contacting the New Orleans Police Department.

How Can I Get My New Orleans Police Department Accident Report?

Obtaining a copy of your New Orleans Police Department accident is simple, and you can do so in a few different ways.

To get a copy of your crash report online, go to buycrash.com and enter your accident report number.

If you want to get your accident report in person, visit the New Orleans Police Department at the following address during business hours:

Before you pick up your accident report, we advise you to call the New Orleans Police Department at 504-658-5455 to make sure your report is ready and available.

You can also request your accident report by mail by addressing your request to the above address.

When you request your accident report, make sure that you provide a copy of personal identification (such as a valid driver’s license) and your crash report number.

Get Your New Orleans Accident Report

Let The Johns Law Firm get your accident report. Simply, fill out the form using the link below and we will work on getting a copy of your accident report sent over.



Contact a Knowledgeable Car Accident Attorney

If you or a loved one were in a car crash in New Orleans, we want to help you in any way we can.

We understand how devastating and confusing being in a collision is, and we want to help make this process easier for you.

Our personal injury attorneys at Johns Law Firm can answer any questions you might have about obtaining your New Orleans Police Department accident report.

To speak with one of our experienced lawyers or set up a free initial consultation for your personal injury claim, contact us today. 

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Jeremiah Johns

Jeremiah N. Johns is a trial attorney who represents clients in insurance, maritime, personal injury, and litigation matters. Raised on a family farm in Southeast Georgia, at an early age he gained an appreciation for hard work and ingenuity. These values form the bedrock of his practice.​ Jeremiah holds an LL.M. in Admiralty from Tulane Law School and a J.D. from Syracuse University, where he graduated with honors. He also graduated magna cum laude with bachelor degrees in political science and economics from Georgia State University.