Freedom of Information Act
Please review the FOIA Act as well as exemptions provided related to office camera recording.
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 442 of 1976
A person desiring to inspect or receive a copy of a public record shall make a written request.
You do not need to use a specific form, feel free to use the one that is attached (see Icon above).
The FOIA coordinator for the Roseville P.D. is the Officer in Charge of the Records Bureau.
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, final orders or decisions in contested cases and the records on which they were made, and promulgated rules. Other written statements which implement or interpret laws, rules, or policies, including, but not limited to, guidelines, manuals, and forms with instructions, adopted or used by the agency in the discharge of its functions, are also covered. It does not matter what form the record is in. The act applies to any handwriting, typewriting, printing, photostating, photographing, photocopying and every other means of recording. It includes letters, words, pictures, sounds, or symbols, or combinations thereof, as well as papers, maps, magnetic or paper tapes, photographic films or prints, microfilm, microfiche, magnetic or punched cards, discs, drums, or other means of recording or retaining meaningful content. It does not include computer software.