How can I obtain a copy of a police report?
Copies of police reports are generally available within five business days after the incident has been reported. Requests may take an additional 7-10 business days to process depending on the circumstances of the request. Click here for a records request form and follow the instructions on the form and return it to the police department for processing. The police department administration is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday and closed on all major holidays. There is a cost associated for copies of police reports. The cost for current reports is $5.00. Be prepared to present proper identification when requesting copies of some types of reports. Call the police department at 816-537-5020 ext. 111 to verify that your report is available.
Information contained on reports cannot be disseminated over the phone. If you are requesting a copy of an accident report, these reports are available online at https://www.buycrash.com/
Greenwood Police Department procedures regarding the release of reports are in compliance with both legislative and case law, balancing public disclosure with privacy rights in accordance with RSMO 610.