Right to Know Requests

The Northwest Regional Police Department is in compliance with the requirements of PA Act 3 of 2008, the Right to Know, and Open Records Law. This law ensures that public information and records pertaining to the police department are open and available.

Open Record Request Process
Please complete the Right To Know Form (PDF). Once completed, please submit your request via email, fax to 717-367-3382, via the United States Postal Service, or in-person delivery to:

Northwest Regional Police Department
Attention: Right To Know Officer
8855 Elizabethtown Road
Elizabethtown, PA 17022

Depending on the type of request made, there may be fees associated with completing the request. Please contact the department for further information pertaining to said fees.

Appeals should be made to the Pennsylvania Office of Open Records within 15 business days of the mailing date of the police department’s denial of a record. Appeals should be sent to:

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Office of Open Records
333 Market Street, 16th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0225
Phone: 717-346-9903
Fax: 717-425-5343

For more information on what is required to appeal a decision to deny a record, please visit Pennsylvania’s Office of Open Records.