Records

RECORDS UNIT

The Records Unit is responsible for the collection and distribution of police reports, accident reports and other documents generated by the Miramar Police Department. Copies of reports are provided to police officers, state attorneys, crime victims, the general public, and the courts. The Records Unit is also responsible for providing crime information to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement for inclusion in the FBI’s annual report of “Crime in the United States” and the collection of all monies paid for public records requests, fingerprints, background checks, citation corrections, police and accident reports and photographs.

The Miramar Police Department’s Records Unit is open to the public Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

How do you obtain a report?  

You may visit the Miramar Police Department’s Records Unit, during business hours, at 3064 North Commerce Parkway. The Miramar Police Department is located ¼ mile west of Palm Avenue on the north side of Miramar Parkway. Traffic crash reports can also be obtained online. Please see the traffic crash report link below.

What type of reports can you get? 

We collect and distribute all police reports, accident reports and other documents generated by the Miramar Police Department.

Incident Reports involving a juvenile will be released according to State Statute, and proper identification and/or involvement may be required. Please contact the Records Unit at (954) 602-4300 for requirements regarding the release of any juvenile information.

Accident Reports are confidential and not considered public record until 60 days after the date of the accident. Prior to the conclusion of the 60-day waiting period, accident reports will be released only to the following:

  • A party involved in the crash (photo identification required)
  • The legal representative of a party involved in the crash (Florida Bar number required)
  • The licensed insurance agent of a party involved in the crash, or a party who has applied for insurance coverage (Florida license number required)
  • A person under contract to provide claims or underwriting information to a qualifying insurance company (name of insurance company required)
  • A prosecuting authority (Florida Bar number required)
  • A representative of a radio or television station licensed by the FCC, a newspaper qualified to publish legal notices, or a free newspaper of general circulation which qualifies under Statute 316.066(3)(C) (name of radio station, television station or newspaper required, along with proof of free distribution, if applicable)
  • A state or federal agency representative who is authorized by law to have access to these reports
    All required credentials or identification must be reviewed by a Records Specialist prior to the report’s release.

How much does a report cost?  

Copies cost 15¢ per page

Do you accept credit cards? 

We do not accept credit or debit cards; personal checks are not accepted. Exact change is appreciated.

What other types of services does the Records Unit provide? 

Background checks for Miramar residents (at least six months of residency) are provided for a minimal cost of $10.00

For further information, please call (954) 602-4300

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