Records Division

The primary function of the Records Division is document retention, storage, destruction and retrieval of electronic and manual records. The Records Division is also responsible for staffing the reception area of the main lobby.

Other services include requests for open records materials, processing and approval of reports, including accident reports, local records checks.

Crash Reports

A crash report can be obtained by one of the following:

  1. Online.    https://cris.dot.state.tx.us/public/Purchase/app/home.  Debit or Credit card can be used to purchase report.  (A crash report can take up to 14 days from the crash date for your crash to appear in the search results)
  2. In-person.  If a crash report is available, you may purchase your crash report for $6 (or $8 for a certified copy) .  EXACT cash or check only.
  3. Mail.  A check of $6 (or $8 for a certified copy) can be mailed to:

ATTN: Records

110 Justice Center Drive

Forney, TX 75126

**Please make checks out to the Forney Police Department**

If a crash report is not available, a public information request can be made (see homepage), or you may call 972-552-6625, option 2 for the Records Department

Driver's Crash Report

Driver's Crash Report (CR-2) are also available online. The CR-2, also called a "blue form," can be completed by a driver of a vehicle involved in a crash that is not investigated by a law enforcement agency. Additionally, the blue form can only be used when there is no injury to any person involved in the crash and the value of damaged property does not exceed $1,000. More information on the blue form's use is on the first page of the form.

Local Records Check

The Request for Local Records Check form must be returned in person and a valid driver's license or other official photo ID is required. The request will take between three to five business days to process.

Public Information Officer (PIO)

The Chief of Police for Forney Police Department has designated Detective M. Clay as the department's Public Information Officer.

Detective Clay can be contacted in the following ways:

  • By Mail:
    • Detective Michael Clay
      Forney Police Department
      110 Justice Center Drive
      Forney, TX 75126
  • By Phone:
    • Direct Line: 972-552-6295
  • Email:

Public Information/Records Requests

Public Information and Records can be requested through the Records Department. Records can be contacted at 972-552-6628 or by email at [email protected]

Public Records can also be requested within the city's portal.