How do I?

How do I obtain a copy of a police report?

If you would like to obtain an electronic copy of your accident report you may do so by following thisĀ link.

How long does it take for fulfill a FOIA Request?

5 days from the day the request was received (ie; if the request is received on Monday, the request will be fulfilled by the following Monday, unless extension is sought).; and

21 days for commercial requests.

Does the Village create documents for FOIA?

No, pursuant to FOIA the Village does not create documents in response to a request.

Are many of document available online?

Yes, searching of the Village of Niles website is the first stop for readily available documents. Visit the website by following this link.

Exemptions (5 ILCS 140/7 and 5 ILCS 140/7.5)

Exemptions allow public bodies to maintain certain types of

sensitive public records or information confidentially. FOIA provides a number of exceptions to the requirement that public records are available for public inspection.

PAC Contact Information

PAC Hotline: 877-299-3642

Public Access Bureau, Office of the Attorney General

500 South Second Street, Springfield, Illinois 62701