Police report - Fight for 15 rally truck collision - 10/2/18

Emily Hopkins filed this request with the Flint Police Dept. of Flint, MI.
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From: Emily Hopkins

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any police report produced following the collision caused by a truck hitting pedestrians at a Fight for 15 rally on October 2, 2018.

Background: https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/detroit/2018/10/02/flint-michigan-truck-accident/1490304002/

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.


Emily Hopkins

From: Flint Police Dept.

Attached, please find documents related to your recent FOIA Request with
the City of Flint. If you have any questions please feel free to contact
our office.

Jennifer Delaney
Paralegal/FOIA Coordinator
City of Flint
Department of Law
(810) 766-7146

From: Emily Hopkins

Hi Jennifer,

How do you typically release police/incident reports? In my experience these documents are a matter of public record, so I'm a little confused by the exemption.

Thanks for any insight!

From: Flint Police Dept.

Records can not be released until the police department has completed their
investigation because doing so will interfere with their investigation. The
records that you requested are part of an open investigation and are
therefore exempt.
City of Flint
Department of Law
1101 S. Saginaw St., 3rd Floor
Flint, MI 48502
Phone (810) 766-7146
Fax (810) 515-7202