Request a Report
The Records Section is the central repository for incident and Florida Traffic Crash Reports generated by the Volusia Sheriff’s Office. The Unit is also responsible for the sealing and expunging of arrest records.
Members of the public may request the following records through the Records Section:
What fees may apply?
Note: Extensive Research Fee is defined as a special service charge when the nature or volume of public records to be inspected is such as to require extensive use of information technology resources, or extensive clerical assistance or supervisory assistance or both.
What reports are obtainable and how do I obtain them?
Public Records may be requested from the custodian of public records as follows.
All requests for public records will be filled in a timely manner during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. excluding holidays.
Requests are usually processed in the order they are received and may have a delayed response due to the nature of the request, volume received and/or the staffing available to process the requests.
If the report is open or a capias has been requested, the report will not be available to anyone except the victim or the victim’s representative until the case has a disposition or is closed. The victim must show ID and the representative must state they are a representative in writing. Some open cases may not be available even to the victim (ex: Major Case crimes).
Release of Florida Traffic Accident Reports
Per Florida Statute Section 316.066, effective June 5, 2001, accident reports are no longer a public record under the provisions of Florida Statute Section 119.07 for a period of 60 days after the date the report is filed. However, they can be made available immediately to:
When making a request for an accident report which falls within the 60 day time period, one of the following types of credentials and/or identification must be provided in support of any claim for access to be the requested report:
Acceptable forms of payment include cash, money orders, cashier’s checks, personal checks. The deposit payment and completed form can either be delivered in person or mailed to:
Volusia Sheriff’s Office
P.O. BOX 569
DeLand, FL 32721
Note: Obtaining confidential information by someone who knows they are not entitled to do so constitutes a felony violation per FL Statute 316.066.