NORTH COVENTRY TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT
RIGHT - TO - KNOW REQUEST FORM
845 South Hanover Street
Pottstown, PA 19465
P 610 - 323 - 8360
F 610 - 326 -2925
The Police Department shall make a good faith effort to provide the requested public records as promptly as possible. Police Department employees shall cooperate with those requesting records to review and/or duplicate original Police Department documents while taking reasonable measures to protect Police Department documents from the possibility of theft and/or modification.
All personal information, such as dates of birth and/or social security numbers from all persons mentioned in any records shall be redacted by the Police Department to help eliminate the possibility of identity theft.
The Chief of Police shall review all written requests for access to public records. As soon as possible, but no later then five business days after receiving a written request to access public records, the Chief of Police shall respond to all such requests in a manner consistent with Act 3 of 2008, Right to Know Law.
Under the Right-To-Know Law, investigative reports are exempted from the definition of a "public record", therefore, any such request will be denied. Criminal history information is not accessible under the Right-To-Know Law, but may be obtained through the submission of a Request for Criminal record Check, Form SP 4-164, which is available on the Pennsylvania State Police website (www.psp.state.pa.us) all such requests will be referred to the Pennsylvania State Police. The North Coventry Township Police Department does not possess or retain investigative or administrative information for other state or local agencies; therefore, such requests will be denied.