Police Book Reports (Hernando County Sheriff's Department)

Adam Steinbaugh filed this request with the Hernando County Sheriff's Department of Hernando County, FL.

It is a clone of this request.

Multi Request Police Book Reports
Est. Completion None
Fix Required


From: Adam Steinbaugh

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Florida Sunshine Law, I hereby request the following records:

1. Any police report, complaint (including by parents, students, citizens, or officials), or investigative records concerning the content of any books, materials, or events at a library. This includes any public library or school library.

2. Any photographs, videos, or other evidence/documents referenced in the report, complaint, or investigative records.

This request is limited to records generated on or after January 1, 2020.

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 look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days.


Adam Steinbaugh

From: Hernando County Sheriff's Department

TlCKET 54826
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Thank you for your request which has been submitted to the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office Records Department. This is an automated response to confirm that your request has been received. (54826)

All requests are processed in the order in which they are received during our normal operating hours, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday- Friday.
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From: Hernando County Sheriff's Department

Good Afternoon,

Records responsive for your request were based on a key word search for reports containing the below criteria from 01/01/2020 to current.
The invoice attached reflects the time it will take to provide all cases containing those key words.
Parents - 631; students - 736; citizens - 325; officials - 730; library - 245.
If you would like to narrow your search by specific offense type, name, location/address, etc., please advise.

Best Regards,

Jen Bracken
Records Clerk
Hernando County Sheriff's Office

Please note: Florida has a very broad Public Records Law. Most written communications to or from the Hernando County Sheriff's Office are public records available to anyone upon request. Your e-mail, including your e-mail address, may therefore, be subject to public disclosure.