Request for Public Records

The Allen County Sheriff’s Department will release information as outlined in the Access to Public Records Act (APRA) .

APRA indicates, but does not mandate that an agency may require a person to submit a request for a public record in writing, or on a form supplied by the agency. I.C. 5-14-3-3(a)

The Allen County Sheriff’s Department does have the discretion to withhold investigatory  records per I.C. 5-14-3(b), if deemed necessary to the case, or if the agency feels releasing such information may jeopardize the case.  There are also other items that are not disclosable per I.C. 5-14-3-4(a)

Policy: The Allen County Sheriff’s Department will provide information permitted under the appropriate sections of Indiana’s access to public records act (IC 5-14-3).

To complete your request thoroughly and quickly, we ask that you provide as many details as possible about the information you’re requesting.