Police Accident Reports, Incident Reports and Log Entries

All requests for accident reports, incident reports, or a log entry should be requested by completing a Records Request Form. Reports will not be released without the Chief’s authorization. 

There is a processing fee of $1.00 per page, which must be paid on the day you pick up the report.  The cost will be relayed to you when the Records Department informs you the report is ready to be picked up.  If paying by check or money order, please make it payable to the “Town of Plaistow”.   

For any requests that require photos or videos to be downloaded onto a memory stick and/or thumb drive, the requestor will be responsible for the cost of this device  Due to security concerns, the department cannot accept an external thumb drive or memory stick to download any records to.

Accident reports are only available to parties involved in the accident including the owner of a vehicle involved, operator or passenger of a vehicle involved, a pedestrian hit by a vehicle involved, or an owner of any property damaged as a result of the accident. Attorneys representing individuals involved in civil litigation can obtain motor vehicle records at the NH Department of Safety, 10 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH, by filling out a standard DSMV 505 form, pursuant to NH RSA 260:14, V(a)(2).

Victims of domestic abuse can obtain a copy of the police report at no cost pursuant to NH RSA 173-B:10; Protection by Peace Officers.

Face sheets ONLY for motor vehicle accidents will be given out at no cost.

If you are looking for discovery for an arrest you will need to contact the Prosecution Department directly.

Please note that we do not fax reports and the Records Department cannot discuss and/or provide any information contained in the reports.    

For further information you may contact the Records Department at 603-382-6816 or by email to bmacharrie@plaistow.com

Please allow between 5-14 days from date of incident for processing of the report.

Mailing Address:

Plaistow Police Department ATTN: Records 27 Elm Street, Plaistow, NH 03865







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