District of Columbia, USA

District of Columbia Public Records Guide

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Stats

Request Record
117 Filed
34 Completed
7 Rejected
21 No Responsive Documents
18 Awaiting Acknowledgement
15 Awaiting Response
11 Requiring Action
26 Overdue
Appeals
None
Allowed Response Time
15 days
Average Response Time
117 days
Success Rate
28.21%
Average Fee
$566.50
1.71% of requests have a fee

Top Agencies See All

Agency Requests Pages Released
Metropolitan Police Department 166 1,746
Mayor's Office 138 424
Department of Corrections 19 15
District Department of Transportation 12 4
Office of the City Administrator 12 375
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 11 50
D.C. Office of Contracting and Procurement 8 8
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority 5 36
Department of Motor Vehicles 4 6
Department of the Environment 2 0

Top Localities See All

Jurisdiction Requests Pages Released
Washington, DC 385 2,667