Wisconsin Criminal Defamation Arrests (Milwaukee Police Department)

Adam Steinbaugh filed this request with the Milwaukee Police Department of Milwaukee, WI.
Multi Request Wisconsin Criminal Defamation Arrests


From: Adam Steinbaugh

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Wisconsin Open Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

Any police reports or arrest records alleging a violation of Wis. Stat. § 942.01 ("defamation") or Wis. Stat. § 942.03. This request is limited to records after October 1, 2019.

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.


Adam Steinbaugh

From: Milwaukee Police Department

Your request has been received and has been assigned reference number 2209904. Please retain this number for future reference. Requests are reviewed in the order in which they are received. Please be patient as the Milwaukee Police Department Open Records Section receives a high volume of requests which creates a backlog that can significantly delay our response.

Thank you,
Sgt. Jason Kotarak
Open Records Section
Milwaukee Police Department

From: Milwaukee Police Department

Regarding your request (ORS# 2209904). Our Office of Management, Analysis and Planning conducting a search specific to your request and found one report.

Please see attached PDF file of the report you have requested.

Victim personal identifying information as well as juvenile information has been redacted.

The records that the Milwaukee Police Department (MPD) Open Record Section (ORS) believes to be responsive records to your request are attached. With the transmission of these records to you, the records custodian will consider your request closed. Since this is an email fulfillment, there is no fee.

Sergeant Jason Kotarak
Open Records Section
Milwaukee Police Department