Photo Lab

NOTE: Crime Lab Photos must be requested directly through the Crime Lab at: or by calling 225-925-6216.


The Photo Lab provides copies of photographs of vehicle crashes investigated by the State Police. All photographs provided are 8 X 10. All photographs are shipped via the U.S. Postal Service only.

There are three pricing plans:

  1. Purchase all photographs from a crash. Cost of each photograph is $10.00. You will also receive a CD containing all photographs.
  2. Purchase a proof sheet, which contains thumbnails of all photographs. Cost of the proof sheet is $10.00 per page. Each page holds 40 thumbnails. You may then select individual photographs for purchase at a cost of $15.00 each. You will receive a CD containing only the photographs that you purchased.
  3. Purchase crash photos online (except fatality crashes).

To request photos of a crash:

  1. Wait 15 working days after the crash before submitting a request for photos to allow for processing time. (60 days for all fatality crashes).
  2. Crash photos can be purchased digitally online through "LSP Statewide Crash Reports and Photos".
  3. For all physical photo requests, download the Crash Request Form and complete SECTIONS I and III (Request for Photos).
  4. Submit the form to the LSP Traffic Records Office. You may use one of the following options.
    1. Submit by mail:
      Office of State Police
      Photo Lab, A-27
      PO Box 66614
      Baton Rouge, LA 70896
    2. Submit by e-mail: .  Following your request for photos, we will respond with a price quote and instructions regarding payment. After we receive payment, we will ship the photos to you.

For problems related to the purchase of online crash photos, please email:

For general photo questions, please contact the Photo Lab by e-mail at

For information regarding Crash Reports, please contact the Traffic Records Unit.


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