Records Division

BSO's Records Division provides local (Broward County) background checks and copies of accident reports and event reports for incidents which occurred in an area of BSO jurisdiction.

If a report was taken by a law enforcement official from another agency (for example, City of Ft. Lauderdale or the Florida Highway Patrol), BSO will not have the records. You must contact the agency that took the report.

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IMPORTANT: Online requests must be picked up at BSO headquarters at the Public Safety Building, Monday-Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. The department will be closed Friday through Sunday. Online requests cannot be mailed, but requesting a report online will save you time. Here's why. You can access our records database online by visiting and clicking on the “My Report” link. Requests for records can also be made by emailing

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If you have questions or need more information regarding our services or fees, please call us at (954) 831-8700.

Access our records database online by visiting the “MyReport” link
Online Request Form [ Why this saves you time ]
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