Open Records Requests
Incident Reports and all other documents such as photographs, videos, statements, etc. may be obtained Under The Texas Government Code, Chapter 552, The Public Information Act.
In order to obtain requested records you must provide this agency enough description and detail about the information requested to enable the Lumberton Police Department to accurately identify and locate the information requested. The required information to obtain records that are open to the public are: the date of report, offense title, name of complainant or arrestee and the specific form(s) requesting.
You may review information that is not confidential and open for public record promptly and at no charge at the Lumberton Police Department, if available. If report contains confidential information or information that is not open for public record at the time and must be edited from the record before it can be made available for inspection, you will be charged $.10/page for said copies.
If report can not be produced immediately a date and time will be provided within 10 days of request.
If requesting any information other than what is public record; this agency has the right to request a ruling from the Office of the Attorney General and a copy of the ruling will be provided to requestor.
*If requesting by mail, you must provide a self-addressed, stamped envelope for return of documents.