Request an Orlando Police Department Record

Do you need a copy of an Orlando Police Department record?

Some types of Orlando Police Department (OPD) records are available online. 



Step 1.Check your eligibility

Some kinds of OPD records are available to request online. Anyone can request these public records. You can request:

  • Computer-aided dispatch reports (CAD)
  • Case reports
  • Arrest reports

All other OPD records are only available in-person or by mail, except for Traffic Crash Reports, which are available here:

Get a Traffic Crash Report

OPD only has records of incidents in the City of Orlando. For Orange County records, please visit the Orange County Sheriff’s Office Records Department

Step 2.Gather your information

The more specific information you give us, the easier it will be to find the record. It’s helpful to have information like:

  • Date of incident
  • Case number
  • Keywords
  • Names of people involved
  • Location of the incident

Step 3.Submit Your Request

Use our online service to submit your request:

Request OPD Records

Step 4.We'll review your request

Within two days you will receive:

  • A confirmation email
  • A records request number
  • A notice of any fees. We charge a fee if locating or copying records takes a large amount of employee time. If we think there will be a fee, we will let you know before we begin. If the estimated cost is greater than $100, we need a deposit before we can start.

Step 5.Make a payment

If there is a fee for your records request, we take payment in-person and by mail. Make checks out to City of Orlando. We do not accept cash or personal checks. We do accept business checks and money orders.

To pay in-person by business check, money order, credit or debit card, come to:

Orlando Police Department Headquarters
1250 West South Street
Orlando, FL 32805

To pay by mail, send your business check or money order to:

Orlando Police Records
P.O. Box 913
Orlando, FL 32802

Step 6.Receive your records by mail