New York State Police Freedom of Information Law Requests
All FOIL requests must be made in writing and can be submitted through the Open FOIL NY website, mailed or emailed to the New York State Police Central Records Section at Division Headquarters, which is the records repository for all New York State Police locations throughout the state.  
All requests should identify or describe the records sought with sufficient specificity to enable the NYSP to ascertain and locate the records being requested.

Use the Open FOIL NY online form

To assist with your request, within your Open Foil Request Form, be sure to include the below information within the boxes, “Short title of requested records” and/or “FOIL Request / Description of records sought”:

  1. Incident Number(s)
  2. Incident Type
  3. Incident Date(s)
  4. Incident Time(s)
  5. Incident Location
  6. Names and Dates of Birth for involved parties
  7. Brief description of the actual records sought 



Mail a written request to:

New York State Police
Attn: Central Record Bureau
1220 Washington Avenue, Bldg. 22
Albany, NY 12226-2252


Submit a request using the New York State Police FOIL Request Form

This form should be attached to a request submitted via e-mail or the Open FOIL NY online form.  Save the completed form locally to your computer and attach the saved copy to the e-mail or online form. If the electronic form cannot be sent by your computer, you may submit the form via U.S. mail, at the address listed above. In addition, you may use the form as a guideline and provide the same information in a request submitted via e-mail or the Open FOIL NY online form.

E-mail a written request to:

For more information about FOIL visit the Committee on Open Government website.

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