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Records/Identification Section

Director Nakia Taylor

As you would imagine, a law enforcement agency the size of the Orange County Sheriff's Office generates a lot of "paperwork" in the form of written police reports and the myriad of documents generated during the investigation of a crime. The responsibility for maintaining that paperwork, properly documenting it, and storing it for quick retrieval is one of the many responsibilities of the agency's Records/Identification Section. Worth noting, paperwork has become passé at the Sheriff's Office. For several years the agency has been making a steady transition towards becoming a paperless agency. Many of the once handwritten or typed documents are now produced, disseminated, and maintained electronically.

Records Custodian - J. Albrecht

Location/Hours of Operation

2500 W. Colonial Drive

Orlando, FL 32804


Phone: (407) 254-7280


8:00 am to 5:00 pm


Closed Holidays and weekends


Request Copy of Report

Requests for Incident Report(s) are accepted online, in person, via mail, and phone request.  They are processed in the order in which they are received. 

Requests that are handled by mail must include a self-addressed stamped envelope.  


Please note that the Orange County Sheriff's Office has transitioned to a new Public Records Request System.


Please note that you can now pay online for public records requests.  Online payments are subject to additional processing fees by our payment processor.


Submit a Request Online


Local Criminal History Request

Local criminal history checks are available from the Records/Identification Section for a fee of $5.00. You may come to the office or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope with $5.00 along with your request. We accept money order or cashier's check.


Requests for local criminal history may also be submitted online through the Public Records Portal.  Please note that you can now pay online for local criminal history requests.  Online payments are subject to additional processing fees by our payment processor.


Statewide checks can be obtained through Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), by calling (850) 410-8161.

Public Fingerprinting


The Orange County Sheriff's Office provides public fingerprinting services by appointment only on Thursdays, excluding holidays, on the west side of the OCSO Central Operations Building located at 2500 West Colonial Drive in Orlando, Florida.


Please make sure you bring any pertinent documentation regarding the fingerprint submission.  Photo identification will be required.  Appointments can only be made two weeks in advance to better enhance customer experience and are limited to one person per appointment time.  Please note that there are a limited number of appointments available per date.


Face coverings are required to maintain safety.  You can make an appointment by clicking on the following link and selecting the type of fingerprinting service needed.


OCSO Public Fingerprinting Appointment Calendar


For additional information about fingerprinting services, you can call 407-254-7000 ext. 70418.