The Massachusetts Public Records Law (Law), found at Chapter 66, Section 10 of the Massachusetts General Laws, applies to records made or received by a Massachusetts governmental entity. Unless the requested records fall under an exemption to the Law, the responsive documents must be made available to the requester. A list of exemptions may be found at Chapter 4, Section 7(26) of the Massachusetts General Laws.
To request a record from the Maynard Police Department please contact our Records Access Officer – Sgt. Stephen Jones. The Records Access Officer will respond to all requests within 10 days.
He’s available Monday-Friday 7am-3pm.
You can also make a request with the dispatcher on duty, but please note: the dispatcher is not able to release any records until the request is approved by the Records Access Officer.
In order to avoid delays on fulfilling your request we recommend you fill out the form below, and e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org, or turn it in in person to the dispatcher on duty at the Maynard Police Station, located at 197 Main St., Maynard MA. If you have any questions you may contact Sgt. Jones at email@example.com
The current fee for search, segregation, and redaction of reports is $20.00 per report. The fee may be waived at the discretion of the Records Access Officer for victims of certain crimes.
For additional information regarding the Public Records Law, and how to file an appeal see 950 CMR 32.08 (2) or click below to open a publication by the Secretary of the Commonwealth: