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To request a report involving a traffic crash please click HERE.
This form is for Non-Traffic Crash reports only.
Please choose one of the following ways to verify your identity.
DMV Customer ID number listed on Driver's license or DMV ID card
If you are requesting this information as a member of the media please indicate which organization you are representing.
If you have an insurance claim number related to this incident please list it here.
Please attach a letter of representation along with your request.
Please attach a signed release from your client indicating the Roanoke Police Department is authorized to release records to your company.
Please let us know where you would like the requested information sent to if approved by the City Attorney.
This is also the address that will be billed for the associated costs. Please click here for additional information concerning related costs.
As of July 1, 2022, criminal investigative files may only be released to certain parties, pursuant to Virginia Code Section § 2.2-3706.1(D):
D. Criminal investigative files relating to a criminal investigation or proceeding that is not ongoing are excluded from the mandatory disclosure provisions of this chapter. but may be disclosed by the custodian, in his discretion, except as provided in subsection E; however such records shall be disclosed, by request, to (i} the victim; (ii) members of the victim's immediate family, if the victim is deceased and the immediate family member to which the records are to be disclosed is not a person of interest or a suspect in the criminal investigation or proceeding; (iii) the parent or guardian of the victim, if the victim is a minor and the parent or guardian is not a person of interest or a suspect in the criminal investigation or proceeding; (iv) an attorney representing a petitioner in a petition for a writ of habeas corpus or writ of actual innocence pursuant to Chapter 19.2 (§ 19.2-327.2 et seq.) of Title 19.2 or any other federal or state post-conviction proceeding; and (v) for the sole purpose of inspection at the location where such records are maintained by the public body that is the custodian of the records, an attorney who provides a sworn declaration that the attorney has been retained by an individual for purposes of pursuing a civil or criminal action and has a good faith basis to believe that the records being requested are material to such action.
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