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    About the Department

    Press inquiries should be directed to:

    Philadelphia Police Department
    Police Headquarters
    Office of Media Relations
    750 Race Street, Rm. 311
    Philadelphia, PA  19106

    T: 215.686.3388/3389
    F: 215.925.0738

    City of Philadelphia - Open Records Policy

    The City of Philadelphia has adopted a policy to comply with the Commonwealth’s Act 3 of 2008, 65 P.S. §§ 67.101 et seq., commonly known as the “Right to Know Law.” With certain exceptions, members of the public have the right to inspect and/or copy such records upon request.

    Read the City of Philadelphia's Open Records Policy

    All requests for public records of the Philadelphia Police Department pursuant to the Right-To-Know Law shall be submitted in writing to the designated employee at the following address:

    The Right-To-Know Officer
    Philadelphia Police Department
    750 Race Street, Room 203
    Philadelphia, PA 19106-1587

    The Right-To-Know Request Form, and information on the City of Philadelphia Right-To-Know Policy and Offices can be obtained from accessing

    For appeals regarding criminal investigation records contact:

    Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office
    DA Appeals Officer
    Three South Penn Square
    Philadelphia, PA 19107-3499

    For all other appeals not related to records from a criminal investigation contact:

    Office of Open Records
    Commonwealth Keystone Building
    400 North Street, 4th Floor
    Harrisburg, PA 17120-0225

    Delaware Valley Intelligence Center Privacy Policy

    The mission of the newly developed Delaware Valley Intelligence Center is to ensure protection of civil liberties and civil rights of all individuals during the collection, analysis and dissemination of all information related to criminal and/or terrorism related investigations. The DVIC has developed a privacy policy to ensure those civil rights and liberties remain paramount during all DVIC connected operations. This privacy policy is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and statutes.

    Read the Delaware Valley Intelligence Center Privacy Policy