Open records request

Please Note: You must be a resident of the Commonwealth of Kentucky to make an open records request. Every request must contain a statement indicating how the requestor is a resident of the Commonwealth. To determine whether you are a resident of the Commonwealth, review the relevant statute

Community Corrections, Fire and Police

If you are looking to request a copy of Community Correction records, Police records, including police reports and 911 reports, or Fire/EMS reports, send your request directly to the appropriate agency.

For more information on how to make an open records request to the Division of Community Corrects, Division of Fire & Emergency Services or the Division of Police, see:

Submit an online open record request for Community Corrections
Submit an online open record request for Police Reports or 911 reports
Request Fire/EMS reports

How to submit an open records request

You may request a record electronically by:

  1. Submitting an open records request online;
  2. Submitting an open records request for Police or 911 reports online;
  3. Submitting the form approved by the Attorney General to ORR@lexingtonky.gov or openrecords@lexingtonpolice.ky.gov (for Police records); or
  4. Submitting a written request to ORR@lexingtonky.gov or openrecords@lexingtonpolice.ky.gov (for Police records).


You may also request a record by submitting the form approved by the Attorney General or otherwise submitting a written request:

  1. In person to the address provided below;
  2. Via fax to (859) 258-3393; or
  3. Via USPS mail to the address provided below;


Address open records requests to:

Council Clerk’s Office
Open Records Request
200 E. Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507

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