Hollywood Police Records Unit
The Records Unit endeavors to provide high-level customer service in facilitating and disseminating public records in accordance with Florida State Statute 119. The Records Unit is responsible for maintaining and distributing offense reports, supplemental reports, accident reports, arrest reports, and miscellaneous incident reports. In addition, the Records Unit also provides local background checks for Hollywood Residents.
Public Records Requests
All requests for offense reports, supplemental reports, accident reports, arrest reports, and miscellaneous incident reports should be submitted online using the City's Public Records Center.
Public Records Center- click here
How can I get my traffic accident report?
Traffic accident reports are not public record for the first 60 days after the date of the accident, except for those people who are entitled to a copy per Florida State Statute 316.066. A SWORN STATEMENT must be filled out. Traffic Accident reports are also available on our online portal.
Option 2: Go to www.floridacrashportal.gov. The fee is $12 and is available for immediate download as a PDF.
Body Worn Camera Footage Requests
Body Worn Camera footage is only available up to 90 days after an incident. The cost for review and redaction of digital evidence is $35 an hour. Payment must be received within Thirty (30) days prior to the work commencing. If payment is not received within that time period, the request will be closed, and a new request will be required if you are still seeking the records.
911 Audio Requests
Please contact Broward County Sherriff's Office Communications for all 911 Audio requests.
Fingerprinting services have been suspended until further notice.
How can I obtain a background check?
For a local background check of Hollywood PD records only:
- You must reside in the City of Hollywood
- Request background checks through online portal
- Attach a copy of legal identification
- The cost is $11.00
For county background checks:
- Contact the Broward Sheriff's Office (954) 831-8704 or visit www.Sheriff.org
For statewide background checks:
- Contact FDLE at (850)-410-8109 or visit http://www.fdle.state.fl.us/Criminal-History-Records/Record-Check
3250 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, FL 33021
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