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FOIL REQUESTS

 

Requests for records pursuant to the N.Y. Public Officers Law §§ 87 and 89, also referred to as the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), must contain a description of the records that is sufficiently detailed to enable a search to be conducted.  The description of records should include any known information such as type of report, identifying number of report, date of report, precinct of report, location of occurrence described in the report, etc.  If arrest records are sought, please include the complete arrest number or name, date of birth, NYSID of the person arrested and the date and precinct of arrest.  If records are disclosed, the requester will be responsible for statutory copying fees.

 

To make a FOIL request, please complete the request form, downloadable here or found below, with the appropriate identifying information for the records you are seeking to access. Completed forms can be mailed to the address below or emailed to FOIL@nypd.org.

RECORDS ACCESS OFFICER

NYC POLICE DEPARTMENT

F.O.I.L. UNIT – LEGAL BUREAU

ONE POLICE PLAZA, ROOM 110-C

NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10038

                                                                                                    DATE: _______________

 

REQUESTOR’S NAME: _____________________________________________________

 

ADDRESS: __________________________________________APT #_______________

 

CITY: __________________________STATE:__________________ZIP:_____________

 

PHONE:   (____________)__________________________

UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION LAW, I AM REQUESTING THE FOLLOWING:

(FOR SEALED RECORDS SUBMIT A NOTARIZED REQUEST OR NOTARIZED AUTHORIZATION FOR RELEASE FROM THE ACCUSED IN WHOSE FAVOR A CRIMINAL ACTION OR PROCEEDING WAS TERMINATED)

COMPLAINT REPORT#:__________________DATE:_____________

PRECINCT #__________TIME:________

 

ADDRESS OF COMPLAINANT: ________________________________________________

 

VICTIM/COMPLAINANT NAME: ________________________OFFENSE:________________

ARREST REPORT #:________________ PRECINCT #______NAME:__________________

 

DATE OF ARREST: ____________D.O.B._______________

S.S.#___________________NYSID#_________________

 

VICTIM/COMPLAINANT NAME: _________________________CHARGE:_______________

AIDED CARD #:_______________NAME:______________________________________

 

PRECINCT #________DATE:_____________

TIME:________LOCATION:________________________

 

NATURE OF ILLNESS/INJURY: ________________________________________________

SPRINT REPORT: (911 CALL) DATE: __________PRECINCT #________TIME:_________

ADDRESS OF CALL: _______________________PHONE (________)________________

 

NAME OF CALLER: ________________________NATURE OF CALL:__________________

PERSONNEL FILE: (SUBMIT A NOTARIZED REQUEST OR NOTARIZED AUTHORIZATION FOR RELEASE) (ONLY FOR RETIRED OR SEPARATED MEMBERS OF THE NYC POLICE DEPARTMENT)

NAME: ______________________TAX#:________________SS#:___________________

DOCUMENT(S) NEEDED: ____________________________________________________

OTHER (TYPE OF REQUEST): ________________________REPORT #_______________ 

NAME: ________________________PRECINCT #_______DATE(S):__________________

 

LOCATION: ______________________________________________________________

 

 

NAME: (PRINT)_______________________SIGNATURE:__________________________

 

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