|Americans For Freedom of Information|
- Freedom of Information Act
information from a government office or department is as
easy as writing an email, making a phone call, or typing
up a letter.
When searching out
information on a story about a minister, arrested for
addressing two teens, I began with a phone call to the
police department and received the case
Once I had the case number, I simply
emailed the department through their
website. The following is the message that was
I am requesting a copy of the police
report for case number ######, which involved David J.
Fogderud in an event in the PM on, Thursday, August
The department got back to me with
a reasonable price for the information. I then U.S.
mailed a check to the department, at which time the
department sent me a copy of the police report. It was
that easy. If you would like to see what came of it all:
This is a DebraJMSmith.com -