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Obtain an Accident Report

Before attempting to obtain a copy of a traffic collision report, please allow 3 - 5 business days from the date of the accident so the report can be submitted, processed, and approved for release.

Here are the ways to obtain a traffic collision report:

  • Phone 


Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • Mail

Mail request to:

Helen Police Department - Records

PO Box 280

Helen, Ga 30545


  • a stamped, self-addressed envelope

  • check or money order for $5 per report, payable to the City of Helen

  • ​In-Person

Helen Police Department - Records

25 Alpenrosen Strasse Helen, Georgia 30545

Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

There is a $5 processing fee per report.


Obtain an Incident Report Taken by Helen Police Department 

Includes requests for arrests, crimes, and event incident reports.

Here are the ways to obtain an incident report:

  • Mail

Send your request and a stamped, self-addressed envelope to:

HPD Records

PO Box 280

Helen, GA 30545


parties involved

date and location of occurrence

report number, if available

incident number, if available


  • In-Person

HPD Records Department 

25 Alpenrosen Strasse

Helen, GA 30545

Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


All reports, except for arrest reports, cost $10, payable via check or money order payable to The City of Helen. 

Arrest reports (only page 1 can be released) cost 50 cents, payable via check or money order to The City of Helen.



After three (3) business days, email or call 706-878-2722 option 2 to confirm if a report is ready for pick up.

A third party may pick up a report, if they have written authorization from the victim with a valid photo ID, and the required $10 fee.

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