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Can I be made to identify myself in order to make a public records request to the Police Department?

No.  However, please bear in mind that if you choose not to provide contact information...

How long will it take to receive records after making a public records request?

While it is always the goal of the Pensacola Police Department to fill public records requests as...

What is a “public record”?

Florida Statute 119.011(12) defines a public record as “documents, papers, letters, maps, books,...

Who can make a public records request to the Pensacola Police Department?

Anyone or any institution / agency / business / group including anonymous requestors.

Who can make a public records request to the Pensacola Police Department?

Anyone or any institution / agency / business / group including anonymous requestors.

How do I obtain records that do not contain any redaction?

Many records do not contain confidential or exempt information and can be provided to you without...

Can I be required to produce identification or other documents in order to pick up my records?

Some records contain information that has been deemed confidential by law.   The law provides...

What does “creation” of a record mean?

Sometimes agencies are asked for records that contain information in a manner that is simply not...

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