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Records Unit
Request an Accident Report
Citizens may request a copy of an accident report by mail or in person at the Allen Police Department Headquarters (205 W. McDermott Dr., Allen, Texas 75013). In-person requests must be made during regular business hours, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Written Request
A written request may be made by mail. Sender must include the report fee and a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Mail requests to: Allen Police Department, Records Unit, 205 W. McDermott Dr., Allen, Texas 75013.

Report Fee
Cost for an accident report is $6. Payment must be made by cash, check, or money order. Cash payments require exact change.

No fax, e-mail or phone requests will be taken.

Open Records Requests
An open records request must be made in writing to the Allen Police Department. There may be a small fee for the open records, depending upon the information that is requested.  If you have questions regarding what information needs to be provided to the Records Unit for an open records request, please call 214.509.4350.

Apply for a Solicitor's Permit
Solicitor applicants must apply in person at the Allen Police Station at 205 W. McDermott Drive, during regular business hours. There is a non-refundable $50 fee payable by cash, check, or money order. An additional $10 fee per person is charged for processing an ID card. The permit fee (not ID card fee) is waived for charitable organizations or individuals operating under a license granted by this state.

Photo ID Needed
Applicants must bring a driver’s license or another valid, U.S. government-issued photo ID. The Police Department will perform a background check on each applicant to help ensure the integrity of solicitors operating within Allen. Upon approval, permits will be issued within 10 working days.

Types of Permits
There are two types of permits issued, each with a different expiration date. Door-to-door solicitation permits are approved for 90 days. Permits for promotional material solicitation without specific resident contact are active for 30 days.

Contact Information
APD Records Unit
APD Headquarters
205 W McDermott Dr.
Allen, Texas 75013

Phone: 214.509.4350

Mon - Fri - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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