Incident Report for Police Shooting of Jaquyn Light

John Blanton filed this request with the Graham Police Department of Graham, NC.


From: John Blanton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the North Carolina Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

The incident report from the officer involved shooting involving Jaquyn Light that occurred in January 2020.

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.


John Blanton


Dear Mr. Blanton,

We are in receipt of your April 6, 2021 correspondence seeking a police incident report concerning the shooting of Jaquyn Light. We have nothing to provide in that regard, since all documents arising out of a criminal investigation are confidential and "are not public records" by virtue of N.C.G.S. ยง 132-1.4(a).


Sergeant B. T. Edwards
Graham Police Department
216 S. Maple Street
Graham, NC 27253
336-570-6711 x 3221