Can anyone request a police record?

Answer A police record is also known as a rap sheet or a criminal record. Anyone can get a copy of a police record, or arrest record. This is considered a public record and open to anyone who wants it.Sou... Read More »

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Can you request a breathylyser test if you see a police officer and are unsure if you are over the legal limit?

If you are unsure I would say that they would not waste the time and or money to do this just to help up, instead they would likely arrest you for public intoxication.Good luck and drive safe.

Are police manuals public record?

Police manuals are public records since anyone can access them. In fact, many cities, such as Denver, Madison (Wisconsin) and Cincinnati, display police manuals online for anyone to download and re... Read More »

Are police videos public record?

Open-records laws differ from state to state. States such as Oklahoma exempt dashboard cameras from these laws. Other states release video on a case-by-case basis, with state courts often deciding.... Read More »

Can a police officer bring up a text record?

According to, in most states, a police officer cannot look through your phone to read your text messages "without a search warrant or reasonable cause to believe a crime has been o... Read More »