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FOIL Requests

The Freedom of Information Law (“FOIL”), set forth in Article 6 of the Public Officers Law (§§84-90), is designed to ensure public access to government records. Under FOIL, an agency must make records available for public inspection and copying, except to the extent that records or portions thereof fall within one or more grounds for denial. 

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: Please complete the form below by completing section 1 online. Upon completion, print the form, sign it, and submit the form to the Suffolk County Sheriff's Freedom of Information Officer at the following address:

Attn: Freedom of Information Officer

Suffolk County Sheriff's Office

100 Center Dr.

Riverhead, NY 11901

PLEASE NOTE: The Suffolk County Sheriff's Office can generally provide incarceration records for men and women who were incarcerated at one of the Suffolk County Correctional Facilities only. If you are looking for police reports, accident reports, or 911 transcripts, please contact the Suffolk County Police Department at (631) 862-6000.

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