Reports & Vehicle Release Information

Incident Reports


All incident reports are written within 24 hours from the time of the incident. They are then reviewed and signed by a first line supervisor and then logged.

Copies of police reports can be obtained at a cost of $20 payable by money order or credit card online. No cash or personal checks are accepted. You may also mail requests with a self addressed stamped envelope to the Police Records 6011 Addison Road, Seat Pleasant, Maryland 20743. Please allow 2-3 weeks for the reports to be delivered.

Please provide the names of persons involved, date, time, and location of the incident. Also, if available, please provide the case number. Police reports can be obtained from the Police Department on a walk-in basis.

Accident Reports


Accident Reports are written within 72 hours from the time of the accident and are available for pick-up the day after the 72 hour period. Contact the Seat Pleasant Police Department with the Case Number (CCN). To verify that the report is available please contact the Police Department at 301-499-8700.

Once verified, reports can be picked up at the Police Department located at 6011 Addison Road, Seat Pleasant, Maryland 20743.

Note: Persons not involved in the accident can obtain a copy of the report, however, all involved parties names and personal information will be blacked out of the report.

The fee for accident reports are as follows: $20 payable by money order or credit card online. Payments must be made at City Hall located at 6301 Addison Road, Seat Pleasant, MD 20743.

Impounded Vehicle


Once you have been notified that your vehicle has been impounded, contact the Seat Pleasant Police Department with the Case Number (CCN) and/or the impound number to verify that the vehicle can be released at 301-499-8700.

When contacting the Police Department, please have the following required information available: title or registration for the vehicle, and a photo ID of yourself showing that you are the owner of the vehicle. If you are not the registered owner, you must present an original signed and notarized authorization from the owner granting you permission to obtain the release. Vehicle release forms can be obtained at 6011 Addison Road, Seat Pleasant, Maryland 20743.

The fee for vehicle release is as follows: $75 payable money order or credit card (online). Payments must be made at City Hall located at 6301 Addison Road, Seat Pleasant, MD 20743.

Vehicles Towed From Within City Limits


All vehicles that are towed from within city limits are towed by McDonald Towing located at 2917 52nd Avenue, Hyattsville Maryland 20781. McDonald's Towing may be contacted via telephone at 301-864-4133.