Press Releases

Transparency is important to our department and this is where News Releases about on-going incidents can be found. If you are a media outlet, and you are requesting the following:
  • Incident Report
  • Arrest Affidavit
  • Surveillance video and/or pictures
  • Body Cam
  • 911 Call
please contact the Public Information Officer for your request either by email or phone (352) 735-7142 Ext. 1102.

If you are requesting information about a traffic crash, you must fill out this form and email, fax or bring the form to Mount Dora Police Department:  Traffic Crash Request Form (PDF)

For any other public records inquiries or if you are not with a media outlet,  please note the following:


 The City of Mount Dora’s Custodian of public records is City Clerk Jessica Burnham. 

 Public record requests to inspect or copy public records may be made to the city’s custodian of public records, City Clerk Jessica Burnham, at 510 N. Baker Street, Mount Dora, Florida 32757, via e-mail to or via telephone at: (352) 735-7126.

 Per Florida Statute 119.12, if you wish to assert that you were denied access to inspect or copy a public record, you must provide a written notice to the city’s custodian of records, identifying it as a public records request, at least five (5) business days before filing a civil action.  The notice period begins on the day the written notice of request is received by the custodian of public records, excluding Saturday, Sunday, and legal holidays, and runs until five (5) business days have lapsed.

 The contact information for the agency’s custodian of public records is posted in the agency’s primary administrative building in which public records are routinely created, sent, received, maintained and requested and here on the agency’s website.