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The Jupiter Police Department offers fingerprinting services to the general public in the main lobby of the Police Department.
Who: Adults only
What: Fingerprinting is completed using an ink system or an inkless system on your fingerprint card. We do not submit fingerprints electronically. Your fingerprint card will be completed and returned to you.
If you are required to submit your fingerprints electronically, contact the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office at 561-478-8750.
***Fingerprint services are available on Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cost: Town of Jupiter residents - No Charge Non-residents (including unincorporated Jupiter & Jupiter Farms) $5 per card
Required: Picture ID and fingerprint card. We will not provide fingerprint cards.
Visit the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Sexual Offenders and Pedators website.
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If you have been notified that we have found property that belongs to you or you have had property seized (other than a vehicle), please call our Evidence & Property Department at 561-741-2251 to schedule an appointment to retrieve your property. Appointments are available Monday through Thursday between 7:00am and 3:30pm. Vehicles forfeited during an arrest are subject to an administrative process in which a decision will be made to either return the vehicle (for an administrative fee) or to keep the vehicle through a forfeiture process. Information regarding the administrative process and decisions is sent, via certified mail, to the address on record of the vehicle's registered owner. If you have been notified that a vehicle has been authorized for return to you, an appointment is necessary and can be scheduled Monday through Thursday between 7:00am and 3:30pm by contacting the Evidence & Property Department at 561-741-2251.
The Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles and the Florida Department of Transportation have put together an easy to follow brochure containing guidelines for determining which restraint system is best suited to protect children based on their age and size. The brochure is available in English and Spanish.
You can check to see if your child safety restraint is the subject of a manufacturer's recall by visiting the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Office of Defects 'Defects and Recalls' website. Child Seat Law
The Jupiter Police Department has personnel who are certified in child safety seat installation. You can make an appointment to have your child safety seat installed at the Police Department by calling 561-741-2412 and leaving a message with your name and telephone number. Someone will call you back to schedule your installation appointment. Installations must be completed by certified personnel and walk-ins are not recommended due to the availability of the installers. Certified personnel at Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Station 16 install child safety seats on the first Wednesday of every month. You can make an appointment by calling them at 561-616-7033. Station 16 is located at 3550 Military Trail, Jupiter. They are just north of the intersection of Frederick Small Road on the west side of Military Trail. If you cannot afford a car seat, the Jupiter Police Department may be able to provide one for you. Please call the car seat installation number, 561-741-2412, and leave a message with your name and telephone number and someone will call you back to discuss your eligibility. We do not provide temporary car seats for people who may have children visiting them. You can check to see if your child safety seat is the subject of a manufacturer's recall by visiting the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Office of Defects website.
Each passenger under the age of 18 must be restrained by a safety belt or a child restraint device.Any front seat passenger over the age of 18 must be restrained by a safety belt.
Some exceptions to wearing a seat belt include persons having medical conditions certified by a physician, newspaper home delivery persons while in the course of their home delivery routes, solid waste or recyclable collection service employees while on a collection route, persons traveling in the living quarters of a recreational vehicle, persons traveling in the space within a truck body that is intended to contain merchandise or property, persons operating motor vehicles not required to be equipped with safety belts under federal law. Safety Belt Law
Unincorporated Jupiter - a permit may be required for a burglar alarm and can be obtained through the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.
Additional Alarm Information
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement provides a public access system,The Florida Crime Information Center, where you can conduct searches of wanted persons, missing persons, stolen vehicles and parts, stolen license plates and decals, stolen boats and parts, stolen guns and other stolen property. Public Access System
We can provide you with an "Official Letter of Good Conduct" if you present a photo ID showing a Town of Jupiter address or a photo ID and some other proof that you have been a resident of the Town of Jupiter for at least six months. You may obtain this document by coming into our Records Section, located inside the Police Department lobby, on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays (except holidays) between the hours of 7:00am and 5:00pm. We can process a name check for you and provide you with a printout of the results, minus anything that is not part of public records. You may obtain this printout by coming into our Records Section, located inside the Police Department lobby, on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays (except holidays) between the hours of 7:00am and 5:00pm. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Division of Criminal Justice Information Services, is the central repository for criminal history information for the state of Florida. They provide public access to this information when requested. They have prepared a Fact & FAQ sheet to assist with their services.
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Division of Consumer Services provides information about Florida's Landlord/Tenant Law. Landlord and tenant actions (evictions) can be filed through the Palm Beach County Civil Court.
Their website can help you locate a Driver License office near you. If you have a valid out-of-state license, you may be able to convert your license without taking a written or road test. However, you will be required to pass the vision and hearing tests.
Florida law states that you must update your license to reflect your current address within 10 days of moving. You can change the address on your license at a driver license office or by completing a 'Change of Address' form and submitting it in the mail.
You can add Emergency Contact Information to your driver's license by entering it online. The information you add can be accessed by law enforcement personnel in order to contact family and/or loved ones in the event of an emergency.
Florida D.H.S.M.V. website
The Florida D.H.S.M.V. website provides information regarding motor vehicle and vessel registrations, tags and titles. In the state of Florida, a vehicle must be registered within ten days of the owner establishing residency, becoming employed or placing their children in public school.
You can enter the title number or the VIN of a vehicle registered in Florida on the Florida D.H.S.M.V. website and obtain vehicle information. The 'Vehicle Information Check' provides information including the year and make of the vehicle and the title status.
Buying or selling a vehicle? The Florida D.H.S.M.V. website has forms that may be useful to you and safety tips that may assist you in the transaction.
You can check to see if your vehicle subject to any manufacturer recalls by visiting the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Office of Defects 'Defects and Recalls' website. The Florida D.H.S.M.V. website
You can apply for a passport at the Palm Beach County Courthouses located in Delray Beach, Palm Beach Gardens and Belle Glade. Passport applications are not accepted at the Main Courthouse in West Palm Beach.
You can apply for a passport at many post offices around the country. In Palm Beach County, passport applications are accepted, by appointment, at the post offices in Palm Beach Gardens, Lake Park, Riviera Beach and West Palm Beach. U.S. Department of State
The U.S. Social Security Administration
The Florida Division of Elections website provides information regarding eligibility to vote, application forms and information about updating your voter's registration card.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commiss
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has developed a program to assist individuals who are concerned that their personal information has been used in an arrest record. Compromised Identity Services can assist with records checks and initiating a claim.
Please see the link below for information regarding manatee protection speed zones.