Records Fees

General Schedule of Charges - Effective January 8th, 2018
Records  Phone: 941-747-3011, ext.2295   Records Fax: 941-723-5196

Prior to the copying and/or release of requested information, payment must be received, payable to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office in the form of a business check, cashier’s check, money order, or cash. Business check will require the drivers license information of the person that signed the check. As required by Florida law, records may be redacted to remove any confidential or exempt information prior to release.

Paper Duplication Services
Item Walk-In/Postage Paid Mailed USPS by Records
Copies of reports $. 15 per page $1.00  up to 4 pages
    $2.00   5 to 10 pages
    $3.50   11 to 20 pages
    More than 20 pages will depend on postage
Background checks $. 15 per page $. 50 (plus additional postage if weight is over 1 oz.)
Certified copy of report $1.00 plus $. 15 per page $1.00 plus fee for mailed copy of report (see above)


Audio/Video Duplication Services
Item Cost
CD $0.15 ea
DVD $0.25 ea
Thumb Drive $5.00 ea
VHS $9.75 ea
Cassette $1.50 ea

Photographic Duplication Services
Item Format Cost
Photos on copy paper: B/W $ .15 per page
  Color $ .25 per page
Photos on photo paper: 4 x 6 $ .13 per photo
  5 x 7 $ .19 per photo
  8 x 10 $ .42 per page
  12 x 18 $1.16 per page

Miscellaneous Fees
Item Assistant Fee
Fingerprints  *   $10.00 per card/Electronic equivalent
Concealed Weapon Permit reimbursement (electronically submitted)   $5.00 per card
Fingerprints for Law Enforcement   No Charge
Extensive assistance (defined as more than 30 minutes):
  Clerk $15.00 per hour
  Audio/Video $17.00 per hour
  Supervisor $20.00 per hour
  Crime Scene tech (photos) $18.00 per hour
  Inmate Phone Records request $27.00 per hour

**NOTE:  These fees do not include fee for special service charge as authorized by FSS 119.07 (4)(d), (i.e. when the nature or volume of public records to be inspected or provided is such as to require extensive use of information technology resources, or extensive clerical or supervisory assistance, or both). In those cases where a specific person or position must provide assistance, the hourly rate will be based upon that person’s actual compensation.

* Fingerprint hours 8:00 am to 4:30 pm and is subject to personnel availability. Fingerprint fee is for Sheriff’s Office fingerprinting service only and does not include fees of any other agency or business (i.e. FDLE, FBI, etc.).