James Fields Police Interview

Tom Nash filed this request on behalf of Emily Crose with the Charlottesville Police Department of Charlottesville, VA.
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From: Emily Crose

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Virginia Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

A copy of the audio/video recording of any police interviews conducted with convicted murderer James Fields Jr after his arrest in 2017. Please review the attached news article for further details on the individual mentioned in this request.

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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

This request is filed by Tom Nash, a citizen of Charlottesville, in coordination with Emily Crose.

  • James_Fields_Jr._Is_Sentenced_To_Life_In_Prison_By_A_Virginia_Court_NPR.pdf

From: Charlottesville Police Department

Good morning Emily,

Based on the information provided, we are unable to proceed with your request at this time, as the request is linked to your MuckRock account and Mr. Nash has not yet verified if he is requesting these records.

Pursuant to Code of Virginia Section 2.2-3704, records shall be open to residents of the Commonwealth, representatives of newspapers or magazines with circulation in the Commonwealth, and representatives of radio or television stations that broadcast in or into the Commonwealth.

If you meet one of the requirements above, please let us know and we will be more than happy to revisit your request.

Best Regards,

Tyler Hawn
Public Information Officer
Charlottesville Police Department
606 East Market Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Office: (434) 970-3640
Cell: (434) 409-3439
Twitter: @cvillepolice
"Service Beyond the Call"
NOTE: This email address has changed. Please update it to 'hawnto@charlottesville.gov.'