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Fifth Osceola County Safe Surrender Event to be held on August 27, 2019 at the Kissimmee Civic Center

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Released By Osceola Clerk of the Circuit Court, Public Information Office

The Fifth Osceola County Safe Surrender Event hosted by the Osceola County Clerk of the Circuit Court, Ninth Judicial Circuit, Osceola County Government, Offices of the Public Defender and State Attorney for the Ninth Judicial Circuit, Osceola County Sheriff’s Office, the Kissimmee and St. Cloud Police Departments and the Department of Corrections will take place on August 27, 2019 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. The event will be held at the Kissimmee Civic Center located at 201 East Dakin Avenue in Downtown Kissimmee.

Individuals will be given an opportunity to “swap out” their non-violent misdemeanor warrant for a court date in a safe and non-hostile environment. Onsite at this location will be County Probation, Assistant State Attorneys and Assistant Public Defenders which allow the potential for individuals to have their case resolved on this day. The only warrants addressed at this event will be Osceola County warrants. Those individuals that wish to participate must bring photo identification and they are asked to not bring weapons or children to this event. Two thousand four hundred sixteen (2,416) post cards were mailed out to individuals identified with an active misdemeanor warrant, dating as far back as 2010.

Judge Stefania Jancewicz has been and continues to be the presiding judge for this event.

If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator, Court Administration, Osceola County Courthouse, 2 Courthouse Square, Suite 6300, Kissimmee, FL., (407) 742-2417, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.

For more information on this event call the Osceola County Clerk Traffic Department at (407) 742-3566. For more information on the Osceola County Clerk of the Circuit Court, visit www.osceolaclerk.com.