Since 2010, MuckRock’s users have freed tens of thousands of government records.

  • 14,256 requests filed
  • 4,074 requests completed succesfully
  • 492,471 pages of government documents released

Fifteen months later, the NYPD can’t find memo about giving out memos

In December 2013, the NYPD ordered its 77 precinct commanders to route reporters’ requests for crime reports through the agency’s press office, rather than release these documents directly. So where’s the order itself?