There is one thing, however, that has remained constant and that is with each new technology, first we do things differently, then we do different things. – David A. Smith

This quote is indicative of most aspects of claims processing today. The evolution of claims management systems coupled with the use of data and analytics has not only changed how we work, but also what we do. However, the procurement, processing and utilization of police reports has trailed behind in terms of progress. When it comes to efficiency, fast access to police report data is critical. Today, more than 35 percent of police report orders can be fulfilled immediately with both the image of the report and its data in a digital form returned directly into a carrier’s claims management system.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free
PropertyCasualty360 Digital Reader.


  • All news coverage, best practices, and in-depth analysis.
  • Educational webcasts, resources from industry leaders, and informative newsletters.
  • Other award-winning websites including and

Already have an account?



Join PropertyCasualty360

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed decisions for your P&C insurance business. Join now!

  • Unlimited access to - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including, and
  • Exclusive discounts on PropertyCasualty360, National Underwriter, Claims and ALM events

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join PropertyCasualty360

Copyright © 2022 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.