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While the Clerk’s Office has attempted to preserve the accuracy of the online versions of the records, this information is not official and the Santa Rosa County Clerk of Court will not be responsible for any inaccuracies that may be encountered.
For security and analytic purposes, information about searches conducted through the Internet index provided will be logged. Information collected from these logs will be used to maintain and improve this service.
By using this service, in any form, the user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Santa Rosa County Clerk of Court and anyone involved in storing, retrieving, or displaying this information for any damage of any type that may be caused by retrieving this information over the Internet.
Cases with an active warrant or capias will not be viewable on this public website in accordance with Florida Statute 119.071(2)(c)1.
FS 119.071(2)(c)1 Active criminal intelligence information and active criminal investigative information are exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I of the State Constitution.
According to Florida Statutes an active criminal investigation is defined as follows:
FL ST. 119.011(3)(d)2 Criminal investigative information shall be considered “active” as long as it is related to an ongoing investigation which is continuing with a reasonable, good faith anticipation of securing an arrest or prosecution in the foreseeable future.
While access to an entire case may be restricted on this website, the public may inspect and/or copy any non-exempt portion of any record at 6865 Caroline Street, Milton Florida 32570, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday, excluding holidays.
Florida Statute 119.071 lists general exemptions from inspections or copying of public records. Florida Statutes may be viewed online at www.leg.state.fl.us. Additionally, the Florida Rules of Judicial Administration Rule 2.420 includes exemptions, governing public access to the records of the judicial branch of government. (see below)
Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.420 PUBLIC ACCESS TO JUDICIAL BRANCH RECORDS
- (a) Scope and Purpose. Subject to the rulemaking power of the Florida Supreme Court provided by article V, section 2, Florida Constitution, the following rule shall govern public access to the records of the judicial branch of government. The public shall have access to all records of the judicial branch of government, except as provided below…
- (b) (6) Copies of arrest and search warrants and supporting affidavits retained by judges, clerks, or other court personnel until execution of said warrants or until a determination is made by law enforcement authorities that execution cannot be made.
“Any person preparing or filling a court document should not include a social security number or a complete bank account, debit, charge, or credit card number in such document, unless required by law or court rule, or necessary to the adjudication of the case.
Any person has a right to request that the Clerk of the Circuit Court remove from an image or copy of a court document a social security number or complete bank account, debit, charge, or credit card number contained in a court document. Such request must be made in writing and delivered by mail, facsimile, electronic transmission, or in person to the Clerk of the Circuit Court. The request must specify the case number, the title of the document, and the identification page number of the document which contains the number to be redacted. A fee will not be charged for the redaction of a social security number or a complete bank account, debit, charge, or credit card number pursuant to such a request.”
*Please note that all e-mail correspondence and e-mail addresses to the Santa Rosa Clerk are public record as per Senate Bill 80 – effective July 1, 2006.
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