Police FOIA Request

Overview

The Freedom of Information Act regulates and sets requirements for the disclosure of certain public records of certain public bodies (like Kalamazoo Township) in the state.

“Public record” means a writing prepared, owned, used, in the possession of, or retained by a public body in the performance of an official function from the time it is created.

In general, all records except those specifically cited as exceptions are covered by the FOIA. The records covered include minutes of open meetings, officials’ voting records, staff manuals, among others.

The FOIA permits, but does not require, a public body to withhold from public disclosure certain classes of records, including specific personal information about an individual if the release would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of that individual’s privacy, among others.

A fee may be charged to retrieve and copy records subject to conditions detailed in the documents linked here.

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Submit Webform Request

  • Michigan Freedom of Information Act

    Public Act 442 of 1976, as amended; MCL 15.231, et seq.
  • Name
  • Address
  • Request for:
  • Delivery Method:
    Note: The Township is not required to provide records in a digital format or on digital media if the Township does not already have the technological capability to do so.
  • This information may include, date of occurrence, time of occurrence, location of occurrence, individual(s) involved and/or case number.
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Requestor Signature
    By typing your name, you are consenting to the non-statutory extension of the Township's response time. (Not required)
  • Overtime Labor Costs * Required
    Overtime wages shall not be included in the calculation of labor costs unless overtime is specifically stipulated by the requestor and clearly noted on the detailed cost itemization form. I hereby agree and stipulate to the township using overtime wages in calculating the following labor costs as itemized in the following categories:
  • Requestor Signature
    By typing your name, you are consenting the Township using overtime wages in calculating the above-listed labor costs.
  • Requestor Signature
  • Requestor Signature
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