Valley Traffic DetectivesValley Traffic Detectives handle follow-up investigations involving hit and runs, fatalities, and felony Driving Under the Influence (DUI) traffic collision cases in the San Fernando Valley. The unit consists of 11 officers and 8 detectives.
During 2016, there were 17386 traffic collisions reported. Of those traffic collisions, 8402 were hit and runs, 91 were fatal collisions and 962 were driving under the influence related traffic
If you are a witness to a hit and run or the victim of one, become a good witness and write down the license plate number of the vehicle involved. When possible write down the description of the vehicle driver.
If you are involved in a hit and run collision, the detective assigned to your case will need the following information:
1.Can you identify the driver of the hit and run vehicle from a photograph?
2. An estimate of the damage to your vehicle or property from body shop or insurance company.