The Records Unit is within the Administrative Services Division of the Department. This office compiles all statistical reports on crimes on campus, incidents involving the university community's safety and maintains all of the department's law enforcement records. The Records Manager provides members of the public copies of pertinent offense, accident reports that occur on campus, and liaisons with appropriate insurance agencies.
Police reports and records are maintained by the Department of Public Safety in accordance with state laws and federal regulations. Reports may be requested via walk-in, fax (850-561-2615), or telephone (850-599-8522). The Reports and Records Unit is open during business hours, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, excluding all state holidays.
Daily Crime Log: The Records Unit maintains a daily log of crimes reported to the DPS. The log lists the nature of the crime, the date, time and general location, as well as the disposition of the complaint (if known). Entries or updates may be withheld if the information is protected by statutes, or there is a danger to the victim. The daily log is open to public inspection at the Department of Public Safety for the most recent 60-day period. Data beyond 60 days will be made available within two business days of a request for public inspection.
Jeanne Clery Disclosure Act: All records required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act are compiled and maintained by the department's Record Unit. All information is retained for a period of three years following the publication of the last annual campus security report to which they apply.
Uniform Crime Report (UCR): The department's Record Unit is responsible for the compilation and maintenance of statistical data relevant to the UCR. Such data is utilized in the tracking and assessing of crime trends throughout the United States.