McAllen Police Department

Accident Reports

The McAllen Police Department adheres to the requirements of Chapter 550.065 of the Texas Transportation Code regarding the release of crash report information and any fees charged. Upon written request and payment of required fees, the department will provide a copy of the crash report. [84th Leg., H.B. 2633, effective June 18, 2015]

Request for Reports

The City of McAllen participates with the Texas Crash Records Information System (C.R.I.S.). Our accident reports are uploaded to this system. You may request a copy of an accident report online by using the Crash Report Online Purchase System from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).

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You may also request a copy of an accident report by completing the McAllen Police Department’s Accident Report Request Form (PDF) and submitting it via mail to:

McAllen Police Department - Crime Records Office
PO Box 220
McAllen, TX 78505-0220

Requests will be answered in writing, along with an invoice indicating any charges incurred. No reports will be faxed. The McAllen Police Department must, within ten (10) days of receiving request, notify requestor whether an exception applies and request a ruling from the Office of the Attorney General or otherwise release the crash report.


Services may be paid by cash/check/money order. Make check/money order payable to the City of McAllen. Do not send cash.

Accident Reports Fee Schedule
Report Type Fee
Accident $6.00 each
Photographs $0.75 per photo processed, No enlargement service available
Certified Reports $8.00 each

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