Accident / Incident Reports


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts requires any operator of a motor vehicle who is involved in a crash to file a Motor Vehicle Crash Operator’s Report within 5 days whenever someone is injured, killed, or there is damage to the vehicles or other property in excess of $1000.

If you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident you should:
Contact your insurance company
Obtain a copy of the Police Officer’s crash report, if applicable**
Complete a Motor Vehicle Crash Operator’s Report and submit a copy to the BPD Records Office – Motor Vehicle Crash Operator Report
**  To obtain a copy of the Police Officer’s report you can purchase online at

or email at for a copy of your report. Please include: Your Name, Date of Accident, accident number, location helps.

Please be advised: Officers have 10 business day to complete reports, your received request will be filled as soon as the report is ready.



To obtain a copy of an incident report (example – if you are the victim of a burglary and would like a copy of the report for your insurance company) please email your request to When you e-mail your request please provide as much information as you can from the above list. Along with the request a copy of a photo ID is required.

If this is not feasible please call us at 508-775-5466 and we can make alternate arrangements.


Records Department 
Ph: 508-775-5466
Fax: 508-790-0062

Hours of Operation
     Monday – Friday
     8:00 AM – 4:00 PM