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Sheriff's Office
400 S. Eucalyptus St.
Sebring, Florida 33870
P: 863-402-7200
F: 863-402-7296
Jail Location
338 S. Orange St.
Sebring, Florida 33870
P: 863-402-7201
F: 863-402-7271

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Public Records

All public records requests should be directed to the Highlands County Sheriff's Office Records Custodian.

Mail:                          400 S. Eucalyptus St.
                                  Sebring, FL  33870
E-mail:                      [email protected]   
Phone Number: 
      (863) 402-7232
FAX:                          (863) 402-7207

Highlands County Sheriff's Office's Public Records Unit provides local (Highlands County) background checks and copies of accident reports, offense, and CAD incident reports for incidents which occurred in an area of HCSO jurisdiction.

If a report was taken by a law enforcement official from another agency (for example, City of Sebring, City of Avon Park, City of Lake Placid or the Florida Highway Patrol), HCSO will not have the records. You must contact the agency that took the report.

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IMPORTANT: Online requests must be picked up at the HCSO, 400 S Eucalyptus St.., Sebring, Florida, open Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Online requests cannot be mailed, but requesting a report online will save you time.

Report Requests

IMPORTANT: If you wish to obtain a traffic accident report within 60 days of the incident, Florida law requires that you complete a Request for Traffic Crash Report Information Form indicating you are entitled to receive it. To obtain a form please email [email protected] Once you obtain the form and complete it, mail the completed and signed form with your letter of request to the address below. After 60 days, the form is not necessary and anyone may obtain a copy of the report.

Report type and personal information

The following information is required to aid in the search for your report: 
Date of Incident 
Time of Incident 
Location of Incident 
Type of Incident 
Is it an Offense Report? 
Is it an Arrest Report? 
Parties Involved 
Any offense numbers, if available.