SHERIFF'S OFFICE FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHERE IS THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE?
130 Orie Griffin Blvd, Palatka, FL 32177
HOW CAN I REPORT A CRIME?
In case of emergency, call 911.
For all non-emergency calls and assistance, contact our Communications Center at 386-329-0800.
HOW CAN I GET A COPY OF A POLICE REPORT?
You can request any public record by emailing or calling 386-329-0800.
CAN I MAKE A POLICE REPORT OVER THE TELEPHONE OR DOES A DEPUTY HAVE TO COME TO MY HOUSE?
Some reports can be taken over the phone. The telecommunicator who answers your call will determine if your report can be handled over the phone.
WHY DO THE SHERIFF'S TELECOMMUNICATORS ASK SO MANY QUESTIONS WHEN I CALL?
Telecommunicators are trained to get as much information as possible to determine the nature of the problem and its seriousness. On emergency calls, the Telecommunicator already has sent the information to a dispatcher while continuing to ask additional questions.
I WAS THE VICTIM OF A CRIME. HOW DO I FIND OUT THE STATUS OF THE INVESTIGATION?
Call the District Office of the Deputy who took your report. Please have your case number and the investigator's name available, if possible.
SHOULD I REPORT SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY IN MY NEIGHBORHOOD?
The Sheriff's Office depends on residents calling to report crimes or suspicious activity. The responding deputy will ask questions about the activity to determine its nature. The deputy also will ask for descriptions of the people involved.