Online requests for accident and event reports will be emailed to you with the exception of those reports marked as Exempted or Confidential. Exempted and Confidential reports are not available via the web and must be picked up at BSO Public Safety Building, during regular business hours Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., for a fee (see Report Fees). Please allow up to 72 hours for processing.
Background checks are not currently available online. You must go to the Public Safety Building to request a background check or mail your request to the Broward Sheriff's Office.
How Online Requests Work
To request a record from BSO, complete the request form (a valid e-mail address is required).
You will receive an e-mail verifying that your request has been received. Please allow up to 72 hours for processing. Your request will be processed and emailed to you with the exception of reports marked as Exempted or Confidential. You will receive a message stating that the report you have requested is marked as Exempted or Confidential and to contact the Records Division at 954-831-8700 for further assistance.
If you have questions or need more information regarding our services or fees, please call us at (954) 831-8700.