Residents may access traffic accident reports one of two ways:
Visit the Lake County Sheriff's Office Online Accident Report System to obtain traffic accident reports online. There is a $13 fee for retrieving accident reports online*. This system allows reports to be available 24 hours a day via the internet, saving residents time and money.
*Please note: Online reports are only available for accidents occurring after March 31, 2011.
Traffic accident reports may be obtained in person or by mail. Traffic accident reports cost $5 per report. In major accidents involving an accident reconstruction, the reports cost **$20 per copy. Accident reports can be picked up at the Lake County Sheriff's Office:
Lake County Sheriff’s Office
25 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085
Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
**Please note: For accident reconstruction reports, it is best to call in advance as the entire report may not be available.