Hollywood Police Records Unit
Hollywood, FL 33021
Hours of Operation:
The Records Unit endeavors to provide high level customer service in facilitating and disseminating public records to our internal and external requestors in an appropriate and timely manner.
Reports may be requested by mail or in person. Phone, fax and email requests will not be accepted, nor will reports be faxed or emailed to requestors. Requests by mail must include the required fee along with a self-addressed stamped envelope. Prior to mailing your request, call the Records Unit to confirm the report has been received and to obtain a cost for the report. Please note that some reports may require redaction of restricted information. Please allow 10 working days after an incident or accident has occurred before attempting to obtain a copy of a report.
NOTICE REGARDING CONTACT INFORMATION FOR
HOLLYWOOD POLICE DEPARTMENT’S PUBLIC RECORDS CUSTODIAN
The Records Manager is the Hollywood Police Department’s custodian of public records. Pursuant to Section 119.12, Florida Statutes, the contact information for the Hollywood Police Department’s custodian of public records is to be prominently posted on the Hollywood Police Department’s website.
The contact information for the Records Manager is:
To obtain a police report from the department online, go to our newly launched Police-to-Citizen website: p2c.hollywoodfl.org.
The State requires that anyone requesting an accident report within the first 60 days of its occurrence must complete an affidavit specifying why you are entitled to that report. You may use the link provided to print an ADOBE PDF copy of the affidavit.
If you are requesting an accident report by mail, please provide Records with a signed and notarized original of the crash report affidavit with your written request. After the 60th day no affidavit is required to obtain an accident report.
Accident reports over a year old may be obtained from Tallahassee at 850-617-3416.
The basic fees for copies of reports are:
When an arrest is made you are immediately entitled to a copy of the arrest PC. Incident reports involving an arrest must be filed by the State Attorney’s Office prior to being released to the public.
Local background checks include arrests that are handled by the Hollywood Police Department.
Broward County background checks may be obtained from the Broward Sheriff’s Office located at 2601 West Broward Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL.
State of Florida background checks may be obtained from FDLE’s website: http://www.fdle.state.fl.us/search or by calling 850-410-8109.
Fingerprinting **Please call ahead for availability
Fingerprinting Services are offered by the Crime Scene Unit on the following days:
Tuesday and Wednesday
8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Fingerprint cards are NOT provided by this agency and a valid photo ID is required for this service.