Get incident information API

Applies to:

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API description

Retrieves a specific incident by its ID


  1. Rate limitations for this API are 100 calls per minute and 1500 calls per hour.


One of the following permissions is required to call this API.

Permission type Permission Permission display name
Application Incident.Read.All 'Read all Incidents'
Application Incident.ReadWrite.All 'Read and write all Incidents'
Delegated (work or school account) Incident.Read 'Read Incidents'
Delegated (work or school account) Incident.ReadWrite 'Read and write Incidents'


When obtaining a token using user credentials:

  • The user needs to have at least the following role permission: 'View Data'
  • The response will only include incidents that the user is exposed to

HTTP request

GET .../api/incidents/{id}

Request headers

Name Type Description
Authorization String Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body



If successful, this method returns 200 OK, and the incident entity in the response body. If incident with the specified id wasn't found - 404 Not Found.



Here's an example of the request.


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