Accident Requests

For a more immediate response, you or your insurance company can obtain a copy of your accident report online. You can get a copy from Carfax. Please see the instructions/information below:

  • Select Illinois.
  • Select East Peoria Police Department.
  • Click Start your Search.
  • Enter the required information and click Search Reports. The report costs $5.00.

For a response within five business days, you can request a copy directly from the East Peoria Police Department. All requests for crash reports will be governed by the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 ILCS 140/1, and you will be receiving a redacted version of the requested records. Please choose one of the following options:

  • If you would like to request, pay for, and receive your redacted crash report via e-mail, use E-PAY. It costs $6.00 to purchase the report, this includes a $1.00 card fee.
  • If you would like to pick up and pay for your redacted crash report at the East Peoria Police Department, you can fill out a Freedom of Information Request using this website by clicking on FOIA Request Form in the menu on the left or you can fill one out in person. It costs $5.00 to purchase the report at the police department, we accept cash only (exact amount).

If you have any questions, please call the Records Department at 309-427-7716.