North Dakota police deparment Open Records Law policies and procedures (Cass County Sheriff's Office)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Cass County Sheriff's Office of Cass County, ND.
Multi Request North Dakota police deparment Open Records Law policies and procedures
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the North Dakota Open Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

Any and all records and materials related to this agency's procedures and policies for the processing of requests made under the North Dakota Open Records Law.

Please provide all manuals, directives, instructions, or other guiding materials for the search, redaction, and release of materials, in addition to any other records related to the processing of public records requests, including but not limited to guides to internal file systems, email searches, and record retention and destruction.

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 look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days.


Beryl Lipton

From: Cass County Sheriff's Office


Please see attachment for the guiding materials you have requested for the search, redaction and release of information. As far as record retention and destruction, the Cass County Sheriff's records you have requested are kept on the server. I do not have access or any control of said server. If you would like additional information on retention and destruction, you will need to request this information through the Information Technology (IT) division of Cass County Government. You can do that by requesting the information through the IT Director, Terry Schmaltz. His email is<>

The only other guidelines utilized by the Cass County Sheriff's Office is the North Dakota Century Code. I have assigned a number for this request and it is 2019-29. There are no fees associated with this request. I will be closing 2019-29 as satisfied.


Captain Mitch Burris
Cass County Sheriff's Office