Right-to-Know Form

The Lansdale Borough Police Department is in compliance with the requirements of PA Act 3 of 2008, the Open Records Right-to-Know law.  This law ensures that public information and records pertaining to the police department are open and available and serve as a resource for citizens, public officials, and members of the media.

PA Office of Open Records


Right-to-Know Officer
Christine Schreiner serves as the police department's Right-to-Know/Open Records Officer.  LansdalePolice@lansdalepd.org


How to request an Open Record
If you would like to make a request for a copy of an Open Record, complete the required Right-to-Know Law Request Form (PDF).  Once completed, your request should then be emailed or faxed to 215-393-6155, or physically sent to the Right-to-Know Officer via the United States Postal Service or in person delivery to:
 

Lansdale Borough Police Department

Attention: Right to Know Officer                                   
1 Vine Street Suite 101
Lansdale, PA 19446

LansdalePolice@lansdalepd.org

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REQUESTING POLICE RECORDINGS

OOR - Requesting Police Recordings (pa.gov)


Hours
Public Records are open to inspection and for duplication during normal office hours, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except for holidays.


Fees
Depending on the type of request made, there may be a fee associated to complete the request.  Please call 215-368-1801 for further information pertaining to fees.


Appeals
Appeals should be made to the Pennsylvania Office of Open Records within 15 business days of the mailing date of the police department's denial of a record.  Appeals should be sent to the appropriate address below:


To challenge this Agency’s response to a RTKL open records request, you may file an appeal within 15 business days with:

Office of Open Records
333 Market Street, 16th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101-2234
Phone: (717) 346-9903
Fax: (717) 425-5343

Email: openrecords@pa.gov
Website: http://openrecords.pa.gov

To challenge this Agency’s response to a RTKL request for criminal investigative records, you may file an appeal within 15 business days with:

Montgomery County District Attorney
Open Records Appeals Officer
Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office
P.O. Box 311, Norristown, PA   19404

Phone:  (610) 278-3090
Website:  www.montcopa.org

For more information on what is required to appeal a decision to deny a record, please visit Pennsylvania’s Office of Open Records’ website.



Attachments
PDF icon RTK Request Form