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Traffic Accident and Crash Reports

For copies of Wisconsin MV4000 accident reports See Wisconsin Crash Reports.

Reportable Traffic Accident Reports - City of Milwaukee


"Reportable" traffic accident reports, completed by Milwaukee Police Department (MPD), will be available from MPD Open Records Section generally within 14 days of the incident. To obtain a report:

Step 1: Verify availability  

Search online or call to verify that your report was completed by MPD and is available. Please have the case number, name or date of accident for verification.

  • Online: search online to verify the availability of an accident report
     
  • By phone: (414) 935-7502

Step 2: Request report
 

  • By phone: (414) 935-7502
     
  • In-person: Open Records Office
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday - 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
    2333 N. 49th Street (2nd Floor)
    Milwaukee, WI 53210

Non-reportable accident forms - City of Milwaukee


Milwaukee Police Department (MPD) may retain some documents pertaining to accidents in which law enforcement investigation was necessary (e.g. fatal accidents, supplements to accident reports, OWI reports).

A non-reportable accident is any accident that does not:

  1. result in injury or death to any person,
  2. damage government-owned non-vehicle property to an apparent extent of $200 or more,
  3. result in total damage to property owned by any one person to an apparent extent of $1000 or more. 

Request your non-reportable accident form by:

  • Email: mpdopenrecords@milwaukee.gov 
  • Mail: 
    Open Records Section
    Milwaukee Police Department
    PO Box 531
    Milwaukee, WI 53201

Crash Reports (MV4000)


All accident reports, completed by MPD officers can be requested by contacting LexisNexis or the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) by using the below methods:

  1.  LexisNexis
  2. Wisconsin Department of Transportation 

Open Records Section

City of Milwaukee Police Department(414) 935-7502

Email

In-person:
2333 N. 49th Street
2nd Floor
Milwaukee, WI 53210
Hours of operation:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
7:30 am - 3:30 pm

Mail:
Open Records Section
Milwaukee Police Department
PO Box 531
Milwaukee, WI 53201