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Complainants may discover that a tax return has already been filed in their name and may wish to make a report. The complainant or taxpayer, who believes they are victims of identity theft can access information at (search: identity theft). The web page contains information about what to do if they believe they have tax issues that are the result of identity theft, e.g., how to contact the Identity Protection Specialized Unit (IPSU), a link to the IRS Identity Theft Affidavit (Form 14039), etc. The Taxpayer/Victim can also contact the IRS Identity Protection Specialized Unit (IPSU), toll-free 1-800-908-4490 for guidance.


It's an honor and a privilege to be assigned as the Commander of Central Records and the Alternate Response Unit (ARU). The Central Records Division is a large, complex, and integral part of the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office. The Division has fifty-six (56) employees located in five (5) geographical locations: Headquarters, Belle Glade, The Village of Royal Palm Beach, The City of Lake Worth, and The City of Greenacres. The Central Records Division has many responsibilities and functions. The Division is the main repository of records for the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office. Also, Central Records processes and maintains all booking data records, all supplemental data for police reports, and audio/visual reproductions. A majority of public records requests are sent to Central Records for review and fulfillment. In addition Central Records is responsible for reviewing and processing the annual and semi-annual uniform crime report to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.   Other services provided by Central Records include:

  • Local Background checks
  • Police Letters of Clearance
  • Adoption Letters (Domestic and International)
  • Police Records (Criminal, Informational and Accident reports) 

Central Records professional staff members are dedicated to serving the citizens and visitors of Palm Beach County with the highest level of customer service. They strive to be responsive to customers' needs while following Florida's Public Records Laws. The staff is continually reviewing how to meet the growing demand for law enforcement related information in a timely manner. Please check back from time to time for updates and future enhancements to our webpage.

Captain Pedro Palenzuela
Division Commander
Central Records/Alternate Response Unit

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3228 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, Florida 33406-3001

Main Phone:

(561) 688-3140



3228 Gun Club Rd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33406
Monday - Friday, 7:30 am to 6:00 pm

Village of Royal Palm Beach - District 9
11498 Okeechobee Blvd.
Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

City of Belle Glade - District 13
38840 State Road 80
Belle Glade, FL 33430
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

City of Lake Worth - District 14
120 North G Street
Lake Worth, FL 33460
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

City of Greenacres - District 16
2995 South Jog Road
Lake Worth, FL 33467
Monday-Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm


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Helpful Links


Clerk of Court

Florida Online Sunshine

Attorney General

State Attorney

Public Defender

Village of Royal Palm Beach

City of Belle Glade



Department of State Library and Archives of Florida


Central Records Requests