Records

Records

The Records Management Unit is responsible for the agency’s central records function, to include filing, storing, reproducing, and destroying agency records in compliance with agency policy and state law, collecting and disseminating statistical data from records maintained in the section, assisting with the preparation of mandated government reports filed by other Department personnel, and other associated responsibilities as directed by the Operations Support Division Commander or competent authority.

The Records Section is open Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Copies of Traffic Crash Records may be obtained by the following methods:

WEBSITE:  www.buycrash.com  (Recommended)

This vendor is the central repository for processing, housing, and disseminating crash reports from all law enforcement agencies throughout the state.  They may be contacted toll free at: 866-847-1301.

BY MAIL: Send payment of $2.00 to:

Fort Walton Beach Police Dept, 7 Hollywood Blvd, NE. Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

Please include all pertinent information, name, date and location of crash, and contact information.  If the report is to be returned by mail, include a self-addressed stamped envelope.  If report is to be emailed, include email address. 

IN PERSON: During business hours, for a fee of .15 cents per page.

Copies of Incidents, Arrests, and Other Records, may also be obtained for a fee of .15 cents per page.

You can contact the Records Section with questions or inquiries at (850) 833-9900 or email, records@fwb.org.