Information on how to Request Public Records and File Complaints

When requesting public records or filing a complaint, you may need the following information:

  • A report number (if available)
  • Date, time, and location of the incident
  • Name or badge number of the deputy involved
  • Name(s) and birth date(s) of other person(s) involved (if any)
  • Phone number where you can be reached
  • Address where you want records to be sent
  • If filing a complaint, include a description of incident and contact information for any witnesses
  • If requesting records, include cash or a money order for processing fees (if any)

Please keep a personal record of any contact (including attempts to contact) that you have with law enforcement when requesting records and/or filing complaints.  This personal record should include:

  • Date and time of contact
  • Type of contact (in person, telephone, mail or email)
  • Name of person assisting you (if any), and
  • Details of interaction

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