Documents, photos, emails, texts, videos, data and other records. Please review bulleted information prior to submission.

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Please note: You may expect a response to your request, within five (5) business days.

  • Requests may utilize the standardized form created by the Office of the Attorney General, which may be found here Request to Inspect Public Records Form . If this form is used, please attached the completed form to your request for records in NextRequest. 
  • A request for records must be made in writing, with your name legibly printed, and include a description of the records you wish to obtain and a statement of the manner in which you are a resident of the Commonwealth as defined in KRS 61.870(10)
  • To avoid unnecessary delays in processing your request, please be as specific as possible about the records you are requesting. If a request is vague or overly broad, (e.g. “all documents” on a topic, “all emails” for multiple people or not including a specific timeframe). It could require an extension as well as take longer to identify and collect potentially responsive records.
  • It is not necessary to enter the same request multiple times for each applicable department. Open records staff can assign one request to multiple departments.
  • A valid email address is required to access your request.
  • Do not include personal information, e.g. your full social security number in your request, only provide the last four of your social.
  • If you do not know the name of the record, describe the information you believe is contained in it.
  • Be specific about what you need. Including names, dates, keywords, or other details that can help expedite the processing of your request.
  • Understand that requests are processed in the order they are received.
  • For email searches, the following information will need to be provided by the requestor, keywords to be searched, time frame, and name of employee’s email account.
  • Click here for a copy of the Commercial Purpose form.