Traffic Accident Report Processing

Roles & Responsibilities

Traffic accident report processing includes the following data entry technician tasks:

  • Answer a variety of questions from citizens requesting information regarding accidents and payment of fees and/or fines.
  • Copy accident reports and statements for insurance companies, lawyers, and vehicle owners / operators involved in accident cases and collect appropriate fee in conjunction with City Code for both walk-in and mail-in requests.
  • Determine which accidents are state reportable and mail copy of state reportable accidents to the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV).
  • File completed accident reports and statements in date and numerical order in the accident report files in Central Records.
  • Operate the computer terminal for obtaining information from the Division of Motor Vehicles and other State motor vehicle records.
  • Return incomplete or incorrect accident reports to investigating officers for completion and track it.
  • Review accident reports from field officers for completeness and correctness and enter data into the Pistol 2000 Records Management System (RMS) - Accident Report Module using a desktop computer terminal.
  • Work cash register to record fees collected and balances accounts on financial statement each day.

For More Information

For more information, email us or call the Hampton Police Division Recruiting Unit at 757-727-6586.