Edmond police also refused recently to release the incident report concerning an assistant fire chief accused of pointing a toy gun at another firefighter. Police said the matter is still under investigation.
A state advocacy group, Freedom of Information Oklahoma Inc., complained Monday to Attorney General Scott Pruitt that some police departments are refusing to provide incident reports.
The group specifically complained about Edmond police's refusal to release the assistant fire chief report. The group said the “reasoning is at odds with the Oklahoma Open Records Act, which clearly distinguishes between incident reports and investigatory files.”
FOI Oklahoma Inc. asked the attorney general to notify police departments that incident report information must be released when requested.
The group also asked Pruitt to ask district