The State Attorney’s Office for the Fifth Judicial Circuit is committed to transparency and makes every effort to respond to and fulfill public records requests as efficiently and effectively as possible.
You can make your public record request in a variety of ways:
Public Records Request Email: PublicRecords@sao5.org
For purposes of Florida Statute 119.12, Bridget Kiefer, Executive Director, Fifth Circuit State Attorney’s Office, is designated as the agency’s records custodian.
By Mail to:
State Attorney’s Office
Public Records Request
110 N.W. 1st Ave., Su. 5000
Ocala, Fl. 34475
By Telephone: (352) 671-5800
Public record requests do not have to be in writing and may be anonymous.
Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.
Requests and Fulfillment
Public records held by the State Attorney’s Office are available upon request for inspection or copying pursuant to Chapter 119, Florida Statutes, and Article I, s. 24 of the State Constitution.
Fees for copies of public records are established in law. Depending upon the record, fees for copies may be either specific to the State Attorney’s Office or may be based on the general fees established in the Public Records Act.
Any applicable charges will be invoiced, and the charges must be paid prior to the requested copies being processed.
For additional information regarding public records policies and requests, please follow the links below: