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Sheriff's Office: Open Records

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Open Records Requests

Open records requests must be made in writing to the Collin County Sheriff's Office. There may be fees for the open records, depending upon the information that is requested.

Records may be obtained at the records window in the lobby of the Sheriff's Office, 4300 Community Ave, McKinney, TX 75071, Monday through Friday between 8am to 5pm.

You may download the Open Records Request and send it to the Sheriff's Office by Email, regular mail or fax. You will be contacted if fees are required, which must be paid prior to the release of records. The Sheriff's Office can only accept cash, cashier's check or money order. Cashier's check or money order must be for the exact amount.

If you have questions regarding what information needs to be provided to the Records Unit for an open records request, please Email or call 972-547-5133.

Listed are fees for commonly requested information. Other request may incur addition fees.

Accident Reports $6.00
Offense Reports $5.00
911 Recording CD $5.00
Booking Face Sheet $1.00
Dispatch call log $3.00

Information Request Form

Information concerning the Texas Public Information Act may be found at the Texas Attorney General's Open Government Section.

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Crash Reports                  Click here to purchase online Crash Reports

Obtaining Crash Reports
You may obtain a copy of a Texas Peace Officer’s Crash Report (CR-3) (regular or certified) by using the Crash Report Online Purchase System link below. Customers using the online system receive their report(s) immediately if the report is available for purchase. There is a minimal surcharge for using this system. See the sections below for more information on obtaining a crash report online, confidentiality and fees.

If the system cannot identify your individual crash using the information provided, you will not be able to purchase a crash report through this automated facility.


Crash Report Online Purchase System Confidentiality

Due to their confidential nature, crash reports are not available for online viewing by the general public.


Crash Reports
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is the custodian of crash records for the State of Texas. Texas Transportation Code §550.062 requires any law enforcement officer who in the regular course of duty investigates a motor vehicle crash that results in injury to or the death of a person or damage to the property of any one person to the apparent extent of $1,000 or more, to submit a written report of that crash to TxDOT not later than the 10th day after the date of the crash.


Required Information
As per Texas Transportation Code §550.065, before a crash report can be released the requester must provide at least two of the following pieces of information:

  • Name of any person involved in the crash
  • Date of the crash
  • Location of the crash


More Information
Our Records Technician may be contacted at (972) 547-5100 ext. 5133 if you have any further questions.