Records Bureau

Copies of records (Accident Reports and Incident Reports) can be obtained from the Records Bureau 3 days after a Report Request Form has been submitted.

There is a fee of $0.50 per page.

Access the Form
  • Download the Report Request Form (PDF) online.
  • Visit lobby of the Police Department; 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
  • Get mailed the report for $5 by sending a request form, along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope, to the Records Division.
Types of Copies
Under state law certain records are not available. Examples of records, which are not available include:
  • Accidents or incidents involving criminal charges that may result in incarceration and have not been adjudicated.
  • Accidents or incidents, which are still under investigation.
  • Records, which are expressly prohibited from disclosure to the public by statute.
  • Arrest records. You may acquire a copy of your record from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Criminal History System's Board. Police reports that involve criminal charges are reviewed prior to being released. Reports with CORI information may be obtained through the District Attorney's Office.