Central Records


The Central Records Division is a large, complex, and integral part of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.  The Division is comprised of seventy (70) employees located in five (5) geographical locations: Airport Center, Belle Glade, The Village of Royal Palm Beach, The City of Lake Worth, and the City of Greenacres.  The Central Records Division is the main repository of records for the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.  The Division reviews and responds to all public records requests including:

  • Police Records (Criminal, Informational, and Accident Reports)
  • Audio/Visual Reproductions
  • Local Background Checks
  • Police Letters of Clearance
  • Adoption Letter (Domestic and International)

To better assist those wishing to obtain a public record, records requests can now be made online via GovQA. This online system will allow you to make your request, pay for any fees associated, and receive/review your records all from the comforts of your own home.

Staff members are dedicated to serving the citizens and visitors of Palm Beach County with the highest level of customer service.  We strive to be responsive to customers’ needs while following Florida’s Public Records Laws.  Please check back from time to time for updates and future enhancements.

Mark Gish

Division Manager

Main Phone: 561-688-3140


(561) 688-3140
2195 Southern Blvd.,
West Palm Beach, 33406
Monday – Friday, 8:00 am-5:00pm
(excluding holidays)
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(561) 688-3140
11498 Okeechobee Blvd.
Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411
Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
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(561) 688-3140
38840 State Road 80
Belle Glade, FL 33430
Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30pm
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(561) 688-3140
120 North G Street
Lake Worth, FL 33460
Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
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(561) 688-3140
2995 South Jog Road
Greenacres, FL 33467
Monday-Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
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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 irs.gov (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.