Texas Government Code, Chapter 552, gives you the right to access government records; and an officer for public information and the officer's agent may not ask why you want them. All government information is presumed to be available to the public. Certain exceptions may apply to the disclosure of the information. Governmental bodies shall promptly release requested information that is not confidential by law, either constitutional, statutory, or by judicial decision, or information which an exception to disclosure has not been sought.
I request the following information from the Town of Trophy Club.
I understand that the information will be provided in accordance with the Public Information Act and that a fee may be charged for the information.
Information requested under the Texas Open Records Act, Texas Government Code, Chapter 552: Please be specific with your request; i.e., name of person filing report; report number, if available; date; time; location of accident or incident or arrest or traffic stop.
Per the Texas Occupations Code, Sec. 1701.661, all requests for body camera videos MUST contain the date and approximate time, specific location and the name of one or more persons known to be a subject of the recording. A law enforcement agency may not release any portion of a recording made in a private space.
Copies will be $0.10 for each page after 10 pages. For 50 or more pages, the charge shall be $0.10 for each page plus personnel time charged at $15 per hour (nonstandard size copies are more). Copies of police videos are $10 per recording plus $1 per full minute of body worn camera video or audio footage responsive to the request for information. Traffic Accident/Crash Reports are $6.
Per Texas Administrative Code, Office of the Attorney General; 1 TAC, Part 3, Chapter 10; Cost of Copies of Public Information.
- Active records must exist; no compiling or creation will be made.
- Information requiring extensive research will be charged $15 per hour.
Please contact the Fire/EMS Department directly for copies of medical records.
Note: This request form makes no guarantee that the information being requested will be subject to public inspection and the Town of Trophy Club reserves the right to assert any statutory exemption under the Open Records Act or any other applicable laws governing disclosure. This form does not apply if medical records are being sought.
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