Q: How do I get a background Check?

A: You need a Florida State ID/Driver's License with a homestead address. The person in need of the background must be present to sign a release form. Bring $3.00 cash to cover the Fee All backgrounds take 24 hours to be processed.

Q: What are your hours of operation?

A: Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM (Excluding Holidays)

Q: What do I have to do to get a copy of a police report?

A: Some reports are available online at homesteadpolice.com If the report is not online, you would have to come to the police department to obtain a copy. Accident reports are not public record before 60 days unless you are listed on the report.

Q: How do I get Fingerprints done?

A: We do not provide this service. Please contact Miami - Dade Police Department as their agency provides the service. 305-378-4300

Q: How do I file a police report?

A: Please contact our non- emergency number at 305-247-1535 to speak to dispatch. You can also come into the station to speak to an officer to file a report 24 hours a day/7 days a week.

Q: How do I retrieve my property?

A: Please contact the property department at 305-224-5556 and speak to the property clerk. Property returned by APPOINTMENT ONLY. Property is open to the public Tuesday - Friday from 8:00AM - 4:00PM.

Q: What are your hours of operation?

Property & Evidence Bureau Hours of operation: Tuesday-Friday 08:00am-4:00pm Closed Mondays & Holidays Appointment Required to Pick Up Property Contact Property Clerk at (305) 224-5556

Records Department Hours of Operation: Monday- Friday 09:00am-4:00pm Closed Holidays

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