Office of the General Counsel
Public Records/ Records Custodian

To Request a Criminal History Search, visit our
Obtaining Criminal History Information page

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.
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:       Rebecca Yates
Please visit these commonly requested links to find additional information, resources and records regarding specific subject matters.

Active Florida AMBER, Missing Child, Silver and Purple Alerts
To search for active Florida AMBER, Missing Child, Silver and Purple alerts, please visit the Missing Endangered Persons Information Clearinghouse’s Active Alerts page.
Sign up to receive AMBER, Missing Child, Silver and Purple Alerts here.

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.

Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission (CJSTC) 
Visit the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission (CJSTC) page to view CJSTC meeting agendas and probable cause determination schedules, Criminal Justice Quarterly Update Newsletters, and to search the CJSTC Discipline Cases database.

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.

Criminal Justice Analytics and Crime Statistics
For crime data and statistics published by FDLE, please visit FDLE’s Florida Statistical Analysis Center. Examples include Incident-Based Uniform Crime Reports, Summary Uniform Crime Reports, Offense Data, Arrest Data, Criminal Justice Data Transparency datasets and more.

Media/Press Requests
Members of the media who would like to make a public record request are asked to contact the FDLE Press Office. We have dedicated staff members who coordinate those records requests.
Phone: (850) 410-7001
Complaints and Comments
To file a complaint or make a comment to FDLE, please visit the FDLE Contact Us page.
Medical Examiners 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.
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 specific FDLE public records, please submit the completed FDLE Request for Exemption application form and your application will be reviewed. 

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.