|Submitted||April 24, 2017|
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Hello Mr. Waltman,
Thank you for contacting the Office of Insurance Regulation. I have forwarded your request to our Public Records Unit for assistance. They should be in contact with you soon.
Please let us know if we can be of any further assistance.
Good Morning: The Office of Insurance Regulation does not regulate or license Bail Enforcement Agents, that falls under the purview of the Florida Department of Financial Services Division of Agent & Agency Services<http://www.myfloridacfo.com/Division/Agents/>. Please send your request to PublicRecordsRequest@myfloridacfo.com<mailto:PublicRecordsRequest@myfloridacfo.com> and they will be happy to assist you.
Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Division of Legal Services
200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-4206
To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to Florida's Sunshine Law (Fla. Stat. secs. 119.01 to 119.15 (1995)), I hereby request the following records:
Records relating to bail enforcement Agents also known as BEA's, Bounty Hunters, bail agents, bail recovery agents, bail recovery agents, skip tracers, or fugitive recovery agents. An itemized list of the records I am requesting about BEA's follows:
-Any training material including syllabi, power point presentations, or any distributed reading material. Please conduct this portion of the search from 1/1/05 to the date this request was processed on.
-Any regulations, policies, guidelines, or any other rules made to limit or manage what a BEA can and cannot do.
-Use of force policies for BEA's.
-All complaints against any BEA licensed or permitted by this agency with the following date range: 1/1/05 to the date this request is processed on.
-Financial documentation concerning the gross income of the Bail Enforcement industry in the state. In addition or in the event the agency does not keep documentation about the overall finances going to Bail Enforcement, any documentation about billing, salary/payment range, or potential benefits are also requested.
-Number of injuries and fatalities reported per year from the Bail Enforcement industry from 1/1/05 to the date this request was processed.
The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I would request your response within ten (10) business days.
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on April 24, 2017. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.
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