Central Records

Please be advised that given the current situation related to COVID-19, our lobbies are not open to the public. Requests for background checks and any other public records requests can be made anytime by Clicking Here or by calling 561-688-3140 during normal business hours.

Welcome

The Central Records Division is a large, complex, and integral part of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.  The Division has sixty-five (65) 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 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, photograph and video 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)

The 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 increasing 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.

Christine Cunningham

Christine Cunningham  Division Manager

Main Phone: 561-688-3140

Locations

561-688-3140

2195 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach, 33406.

Monday – Friday, 7:30am-6:00pm
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561-904-8289
11498 Okeechobee Blvd.
Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411
Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
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561-992-1463
38840 State Road 80
Belle Glade, FL 33430
Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30pm
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561-202-9640
120 North G Street
Lake Worth, FL 33460
Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
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2995 South Jog Road
Lake Worth, FL 33467
561-688-5212
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.

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