Massachusetts Law Enforcement Crash Report E-Manual

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This project was implemented by UMassSafe with input from the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security/Office of Grants and Research/Highway Safety Division, MassDOT Highway Division and RMV Division, the Massachusetts State Police, and various local police representatives. The project was undertaken with Section 405-c funding from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, provided through the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security and the Massachusetts Traffic Record Coordinating Committee.

Online Crash Reporting Resources


There are four primary methods that can be used to document the crash location: Intersection, Address, Mile Marker or Exit. When completing the location section, choose the method that will best represent the crash location. See examples and learn the guidelines here.


The purpose of crash data is to help decision-makers understand the nature, causes, and injury outcomes of crashes. This information provides context for the design of strategies and interventions that will reduce crashes and their consequences.


Don’t always have access to internet, or would you like a hard copy for your cruiser? Use the PDF Data Dictionary file.

Special thanks to primary content sources from MMUCC 5th Edition/NHTSA and ConnDOT Crash Investigator Guide.