FOIAILLINOIS

Court ruling lifts injunction blocking police records

The Better Government Association (bettergov.org) scored a major victory when The Illinois Appellate Court lifted an injunction blocking the release of alleged police misconduct records.

In a release, the BGA said “…The BGA is pleased with the outcome and hails the ruling by the Illinois Appellate Court as a victory for transparency and accountability. Through the ruling, the court found that neither the union contract nor the Personnel Records Review Act allow or require the city to withhold the records under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).”

The complete release is at:  BGA Release