ARKANSAS FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT

ARKANSAS FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT REQUESTS (Ark. Code Ann. § 25-19-101, et seq.)

Fill out the form below or send your Freedom of Information Act Requests (FOIA) to FOIA@littlerock.gov 

To submit a FOIA request to the Little Rock Police Department click here.

Requirements:

  • The person making the request must be an Arkansas citizen. (Ark. Code Ann. § 25-19-105(a)(1)(A))
  • Records are open to inspection and copying during the regular business hours. (Ark. Code Ann. § 25-19-105(a)(1)(A))
  • Include as much detail about the type and nature of the records you are seeking as possible. The request shall be sufficiently specific to enable the custodian to enable the custodian to locate the records with reasonable effort. (Ark. Code Ann. § 25-19-105(a)(2)(C))
  • If the costs of reproducing the records in response to the request exceed twenty-five dollars ($25.00), The City of Little Rock may request pre-payment of the costs before copying the records. (Ark. Code Ann. § 25-19-105(d)(3)(A)(iii))


For more information regarding the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act, please visit the following link to the Arkansas Attorney General’s Office: https://arkansasag.gov/arkansas-lawyer/opinions-department/arkansas-freedom-of-information-act/

Arkansas Freedom of Information Act Handbook (Download): https://www.dps.arkansas.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/FOIA-Handbook_18th-edition_2017-2.pdf

Freedom of Information Act Request

For Official Use Only

The remainder of the form will be completed by personnel assigned to your request.

Request Received by:

Name: Department:

Record Provided by:

Date Provided: Time Provided: Number of Copies Made:___________ Charges: $____________

Received Signature: _______________________ Date:__________

Please Note: The three day time requirement does not start until the FOI request is assigned.