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Public Records FOIA Request


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    2. Public Records FOIA Request
      • Certain public records maintained by law enforcement may be exempt from disclosure under Idaho's Open Records Act.
      • Reports cannot be released until all investigations and adjudication are completed. 
      • Idaho Law provides three (3) to ten (10) business days to respond to your request excluding mail time. Business Days are Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m, excluding holidays.
      • If research and processing time exceeds two hours or 100 copies there will be a fee.
      • Certain personally identifying information will be redacted per Idaho Code.
      • If you are a party to the incident or their insurance company please use our Accident/Incident Request Form.
    3. First Name

    4. Last Name

    5. If applicable

    6. Record Type Requested
    7. Provide a description of the specific incident including the full names of the individuals involved, date and location of the incident, date of birth if known, and any other pertinent information that will identify the correct record you are requesting. 

    8. Select Delivery Method*
    9. Electronic Signature Agreement*

      By checking the "I agree" box below, you agree and acknowledge that 1) your record request will not be signed in the sense of a traditional paper document, 2) by signing in this alternate manner, you authorize your electronic signature to be valid and binding upon you to the same force and effect as a handwritten signature, and 3) you may still be required to provide a traditional signature at a later date.

    10. Continue to the bottom of the next page to submit your public records FOIA request.