Pennsylvania’s New Right to Know Law, Act 3 of 2008, as signed by Gov. Edward G. Rendell on February 14, 2008
Effective January 1, 2009.
More information on the new Right to Know Law, Act 3 of 2008 can be obtained at the Pennsylvania’s Office of Open Records website.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Under the Right-to-Know Law, investigative reports (ie. incident reports and police reports) are exempted from the definition of a “public record”, therefore, any such request will be denied.
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 New Holland Police Department does not possess or retain investigative or administrative information for other state or local agencies; therefore, such requests will be denied.