The Records Management division duties are currently handed by the Chief of Police and Police Captain. Records Management is responsible for keeping accurate records of cases and records requests. The Kansas Open Records Act governs most records maintained by City, Counties, School Districts, State Agencies and other Public Entities.
Most records maintained by public entities are open for inspection and/or copying by individuals. Commonly requested records include: Ordinances, resolutions, meeting minutes, salaries of public officials and budgets.
The Kansas Open Record Act recognizes that some records contain information which is private in nature. For this reason, the Act lists a number of exceptions.
Records which are closed for this reason may include:
Although every attempt will be made to provide the information requested, it is not always possible to fullfil the request. There are a number of reasons that a request may be denied:
Contact the local Freedom of Information Officer if you have any questions concerning: