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Frequently Asked Questions

100 N.W. Boca Raton Blvd (N.W. 2nd Ave) Click here for a map
(561) 368-6201 (Front Desk, non emergency)

Citizens visiting this site are able to file requests for police reports, report incidents and crimes, and be fingerprinted.

How can I get my fingerprints done for a job application?

Fingerprinting is completed at the Police Department on the following dates/times:

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 9:00 - 11:30 AM
Thursday 9:00 - 11:30 AM and 3:00 - 5:00 PM

Citizens visiting this site are able to file requests for police reports, report incidents and crimes, request background checks and be as well as being fingerprinted. Background checks are generally completed within 24 hours. There is a fee of $30.00 per individual for this service.

Fingerprint services are also available at the Town Center Mall police annex on the following dates/times:

Monday through Friday : 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Excluding Holidays

Town Center Mall police annex
6000 West Glades Road (second floor of the Nordstrom parking garage)
561-544-8500

A fee of $15.00 will be charged for the process of fingerprinting. If you do not bring a fingerprint card with you, and additional fee of $1.00 will be provided to supply the card.

Background checks are generally completed within 24 hours. There is a fee of $30.00 per individual for this service.

Lobby Hours

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Closed on Weekends & Holidays

Records

Accident/Incident Reports $0.15 cents/page
Accident reports are available to the public, consistent with the Florida State Public Records Laws. Accident reports are available after 60 days to the public, and immediately upon completion for the parties involved. A request form will need to be completed and turned in to the Records Bureau.

DUI Videos $20.00
DUI videos are available for release

Fingerprinting $15.00
Fingerprinting is required for any involvement with children, ie recreation programs, teaching, and volunteering. Some employers require fingerprinting as part of the recruitment process. If you require fingerprinting, report to the Police Services Department at 100 NW 2nd Ave between the hours of 9 am and 11:30 am Tuesday thru Friday or Thursday evenings between 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm. You must bring your own fingerprinting card.

Local Background Checks $30.00
We are able to research any incidents related to a person or address within the City Limits. Data needed to do the search is a person's name and Date of Birth, or the address in question. Please fill out the Public Records Request form and turn it in to the Police Services Department, accompanied by a check for $30.00.

Missing/Found Animals - Free
The Department keeps a log of animals reported lost or found. Please call
338-1234 if you have found an animal, or are looking for a lost pet.

Photographic Prints (Color) $5.00 - 15.00
The price of photographic prints vary by size.
4x6 prints $5.00
5x7 prints $10.00
8x10 prints $15.00

Vehicle Inspection $4.00
Vehicle inspections for violation of FSS 316.610 are conducted at the Police Services Department. You do not need an appointment.

VIN Verifications $15.00
Vehicle Identification Numbers are verified at the Police Services Department for Insurance or Title purposes. You do not need an appointment for a VIN verification.

911 recording on CD-ROM $10.00
Copies of calls placed to the Communications Center can be released to the public. Any information identifying a caller to 911 will be deleted prior to release in accordance with Florida State Statutes. You may mail your request or drop it off in person at the Front Desk of the Police Services Department.

9-1-1 for Emergencies
(561) 368-6201 (Dispatch, non emergency)

9-1-1 is a number that is reserved for EMERGENCIES: Life or death situations, medical problems, and in-progress property crimes are examples of emergencies. If you are merely annoyed by a situation (such as loud music, or barking dogs) please use our non-emergency number of (561) 368-6201. Your call will still be handled as quickly as possible, but in priority order so limited resources arent taken away from people reporting true emergencies.

 

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