If you have had an accident in North Brunswick, NJ, you will need to obtain a crash report for your car insurance and personal injury attorney. This guide will help you when requesting your accident report from the Elizabeth Police Department.
Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) reports, 911 and police dispatch audio records, and police Body Worn Camera (BWC) video Requests
If you want to request Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) reports, 911 and police dispatch audio records, and police Body Worn Camera (BWC) video, download the Open Public Records Act (OPRA) Request form at https://northbrunswicknj.gov/resource_library/open-public-records-act-request-form/ , complete the form, and mail or email the completed form to:
North Brunswick Township
Open Public Records Act Request Form
710 Hermann Road
North Brunswick, NJ 08902
Your fees will depend on the amount of documentation requested:
Copies of letter size pages are $0.05 each; legal size pages are $0.07 each. Other materials such as CDx, DVDs, are charged at the actual cost of materials. Delivery or postage fees are charged, depending on the delivery type.
Accident Crash Reports
For accidents involving a fatality
If the crash involved a fatality, request a crash report by completing an OPRA form at https://northbrunswicknj.gov/resource_library/open-public-records-act-request-form/ , where you will be given the choice of how you want the crash report sent to you, by US mail, email, fax, or picked up.
If you also need a copy of the Crash Investigative Report, complete the form at Records request for all reports and digital media at https://www.njportal.com/NJSP/CrashReports/Search/DetailDiscovery?type=all
Serious/Fatal Investigation reports are not public records, and as such require a subpoena signed by an officer of the court or an order issued by a judge. The form provides prompts to upload the subpoena or court order.
Note that Crash Investigation Reports are only retained for six years.
For accidents that do not involve a fatality
- In Person – Any member of the public that wishes to pick up a police report may go in person to the North Brunswick Police Department Records Bureau located at 1460 Livingston Ave Building 400 Second Floor.
- Online – Visit Crashdocs.org
Information Needed to Locate an Accident Report
You will need to provide some or all of the following information:
- Your name or names of other drivers involved,
- Your permanent physical address,
- Your phone number, and
- The date and location of the accident.
To get a copy of the accident report online, you also need the report number which you can obtain from the officer responding to your crash.
North Brunswick, NJ Police Records Bureau
MAIN : (732) 545-3200 EXT 415
HOURS: M-F 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Please contact NJ Injury Lawyer Howard Lesnik, Esq., immediately if you were involved in a car accident and were injured or suffered damages. I personally handle NJ personal injury cases on a regular basis. Please contact me now by email, by phoning 908.264.7701, or by completing the form to the right to schedule your complimentary 30-minute strategy session.