Where do I go to
get a copy of a police report?
We are located on the 1st floor of the Winter Haven Police
Department, 125 North Lake Silver Drive, NW, Winter Haven,
Florida. The Public Records window is open Monday – Friday
7:00 am to 6:00 pm. We are closed on all official government
Copies of all police reports and documents open to public
access are available from the Records Section. There is a
charge of 15 cents per page for single copies and 20 centers
for double-sided copies. Please allow 5 to 10 working days
after an incident, arrest, or accident for processing before
attempting to obtain a copy of a report.
Are police reports available to anyone?
Yes, with very few limitations such as juvenile information,
the identity of a victim of a sexual offense or domestic
violence and reports containing information about open or
ongoing investigations. Nearly all police reports are
available to anyone.
Am I entitled to police report information about my
Florida Public Records Law allows anyone to request police
report information about any individual.
Can I get information about criminal activity in my
Yes. A crime activity "grid" can be run for a specific
period of time. We also encourage residents to utilize Crime
Reports, a FREE service that is provided through this
website. (See link below in Online Services)
May I use police report information to solicit business
from the victims of crimes?
No. Public Records Law prohibits the use of police report
information for the commercial solicitation of victims of