Office of the General Counsel
Public Records/ Records Custodian

FDLE is committed to providing citizens with access to information that holds the government accountable. To provide full and expeditious compliance with Florida’s public record laws, please carefully consider the following information in order to help us provide you the best response to your public records request.
Very broad requests can take longer to fulfill and may become costly for the requester. However, FDLE is committed to providing records as quickly, efficiently, and as cost effective as possible.

Public records are defined as “all documents, papers, letters, maps, books, tapes, photographs, films, sound recordings, data processing software, or other material, regardless of the physical form, characteristics, or means of transmission, made or received pursuant to law or ordinance or in connection with the transaction of official business by any agency.” Section 119.011(12), F.S.

View a more detailed guide regarding FDLE’s Public Record Requests.
Please consider using these commonly requested links to find information regarding specific subject matters.
Media Requests
Members of the media who would like to make a public record request are asked to contact the Public Information Office. We have dedicated staff members who coordinate those record requests.
Complaints and Comments
To file a complaint or make a comment to FDLE, please visit the FDLE Contact Us page.
Global Profile Sheet
To obtain a copy of your Global Profile Sheet which contains your criminal justice employment, certification, and training, please visit the FDLE Automated Training Management System (ATMS). Once this page opens, please select “Request Profile” in the lower right hand corner to conduct your search. A Profile will be generated for you. Please contact the Public Records Office if you are requesting someone else’s Global Profile Sheet.

Missing/Wanted Persons Search
To search for missing or wanted persons in the State of Florida, please visit the Florida Crime Information Public Access System page.

Sex Offender/Predator Database
For information about Florida Sexual Offenders and Predators, please visit the FDLE Florida Sexual Offenders and Predators page.

Florida Statistical Analysis Center
For data and statistics published by FDLE, please visit the Florida Statistical Analysis Center Data and Statistics section. Examples include Uniform Crime Reports, Offense Data, Arrest Data, and more.

Medical Examiner Commission
For Annual Workload Reports and Drugs in Deceased Persons Report, visit the Medical Examiner's Commission Publications and Forms section.

Criminal Justice Agency Contacts (Addresses/Mailing Labels)
For a complete list of criminal justice agencies mailing address throughout the State of Florida, visit the FDLE Criminal Justice Agency Addresses page.
Contact Information
Telephone: (850) 410-7676
Fax: (850) 410-7699
In Person: Florida Department of Law Enforcement
2331 Phillips Road
Tallahassee, FL 32308
Office Hours: Monday- Friday 8 AM – 5 PM 
(excluding state observed holidays)
Regular Mail: Florida Department of Law Enforcement
Attn: Office of the General Counsel
P.O. Box 1489
Tallahassee, FL 32302-1489
Records Custodian:       Sandy Thompson
Request an Exemption of 119.071, Florida Statutes
Pursuant to 119.071, Florida Statutes, if you are requesting that your identifying and locational information be redacted from any FDLE records provided to the public, please use the FDLE Request for Exemption form.

Florida Department of Law Enforcement Priorities

FDLE is composed of five areas: Executive Direction and Business Support, Criminal Investigations and Forensic Science, Criminal Justice Information, Criminal Justice Professionalism and Florida Capitol Police. FDLE’s duties, responsibilities and procedures are mandated through Chapter 943, FS, and Chapter 11, FAC. To learn more about these areas, read our Statement of Agency Organization and Operation or visit our Open Government page.