The following are instructions on how to
file a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the
Bureau County Sheriff's Office.
make your request for the records in writing. The Bureau
County Sheriff's Office does not require the completion of a
standard form for this purpose. You may submit your written
request by mail, fax, or e-mail.
Please send your
Deputy Annette Bonnell or Sgt. Dexter
22 Park Ave W
Princeton IL 61356
can also email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Please be as specific as possible when describing the
records you are seeking. Remember the Freedom of Information
Act is designed to allow you to inspect or receive copies of
records. It is not designed to require a public body to
3. Please tell us whether you would
like copies of the requested records, or whether you wish to
examine records in person. You have the right for either
4. There is no fee up to 50 pages of standard
paper copies. For pages beyond 50, there is a .15 cent per
5. You are permitted to ask for a waiver
of copying fees. To do so, please include the following
statement (or similar statement) in your written FOIA
request: “I request a waiver of all fees
request.” In addition, you must include a specific
explanation as to why your request for the information is in
the public interest-not simply your personal interest-and
merits a fee waiver.
6. Please include your name,
preferred telephone number(s), mailing address, and, if you
wish, your electronic mail address.
General information or documentation that is maintained
by the Office of the Sheriff includes but is not limited to
Arrest, Offense, Incident, Investigation, Public Service,
Traffic Crash, Training, Payroll, Inmate/Detainee, Jail and
Courthouse Building Maintenance, Service of Process.
Download the FOIA form as a PDF document.