Entering Home Policies and Complaints (Bismarck Police Department)

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Bismarck Police Department of Bismarck, ND.


From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to North Dakota Constitution, Article XI, Section 6, and the North Dakota Open Records Statute, N.D.C.C. ยง 44-04-18(1), I hereby request the following records:

This request has a date range of January 1st 2013 to the date this request is processed.

All policies, rules, and regulations regarding the entering of homes. This is not just a request for policies regarding when officers can enter homes, with a warrant or without, although that too is included, but this is a request for information on the regulations regarding how police can do that, what they can and cannot do.

-All complaints the Department has received in the time frame noted above from citizens who had their homes entered by officers. That is to say, this is a request for complaints regarding domicile entrance by police.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I would request your response within ten (10) business days.


Curtis Waltman

From: Tara Axtman

Good morning,

I have attached the documents that you have requested in regards to policies involving entering homes. The Bismarck Police Department has not received any complaints in regards to domicile entrance by police as per your request.

Thank you for your request.
Tara Axtman
Records Supervisor
City of Bismarck Police Department
700 S 9th St
Bismarck, ND 58504
Office: 701-223-1212
Fax: 701-355-1925
Website: www.bismarcknd.gov<http://www.bismarcknd.gov>

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