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.
Motor vehicle crash reports, written by the Forney Police Department, are available for $6 if purchased through mail or in person, at the Forney Police Department.
To obtain an accident report in person or by mail, complete a Request for Crash Report (PDF) and return the form to the police department, along with payment of $6 (or $8 for certified reports). Checks should be made payable to the City of Forney. Crash reports are usually available three to five business days after the accident.
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)
Pursuant to Chapter 552.001 et seq,:
The Chief of Police for Forney Police Department has designated Detective M. Clay as the recipient of all requests for public information held by the Forney Police Department.
If you want to view or obtain copies of agency records, please send a written request by mail, fax OR email to the following:
- By Mail:
- Detective Michael Clay
Forney Police Department
110 Justice Center Drive
Forney, TX 75126
- Detective Michael Clay
- By Fax: 972-564-7630
- By Phone:
- Direct Line: 972-564-7628
- Public Information Officer Main Line: 972-564-7600
Public Information Requests
The Public Information Act governs information that a governmental body collects, assembles or maintains and states that the information is, in general, either open to all members of the public or closed to all members of the public. Anyone can fill out a Public Information Request through the City's online application.