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Freedom of Information Law (FOIL)

Public Officers Law, Article 6

Freedom of Information Law

Sections 84-90: Click to view here (https://www.dos.ny.gov/coog/foil2.html#s84 )

Section 84. Legislative declaration

Section 85. Short title

Section 86. Definitions

Section 87. Access to agency records

Section 88. Access to state legislative records

Section 89. General provisions relating to access to records; certain cases

Section 90. Severability

Submitting Requests

Police records can be requested under the FOIL by filling out the FOIL request in the Forms & Applications tab. Once the form is completed you may:

  • Email the form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Mail the form to the police department at 16 W. Genesee Street, Baldwinsville, NY 13027

Fees

All applicable preparation and/or reproduction fees must be collected before any legally releasable record(s) are provided:

  • Paper records are $0.25 per page
  • Video records are $1.50 per DVD or $10 per thumb drive and a minimum of $125 per hour for outside professional video redaction if required.

Court records are not FOIL-able. Please call the Court Office at 315-635-6355 for specific instructions for what you are looking for.