Press Inquiries

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
E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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
Right-To-Know Request Form, and information on the City of Philadelphia Right-To-Know Policy and Offices


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