Please be advised that records responsive to your request have been compiled and are available for your review, or you may purchase the records for $2.00 (4 pages @ $0.50/page).
Please note that the records have been redacted to protect driver’s license numbers, personal telephone numbers and personal addresses, and birth records. See City of Baton Rouge v. Capital City Press, 2007-1088, p.22 (La. App. 1st Cir. 10/10/08); 4 So.3d 807, 822; La. Rev. Stat. § 44:3G; Driver’s Privacy Protection Act, 18 U.S.C. §§ 2721 – 2725 (driver’s license numbers); La. Atty Gen. Op. No. 00-314 (Sept. 19, 2000) (telephone); La. Atty Gen. Op. No. 10-0110 (Dec. 6, 2010) (address); La. Rev. Stat. § 4.1(24) (birth records).
Further, please be advised that the City is only making the initial report of the investigating officers available pursuant to the Public Records Law. The supplemental reports submitted by the investigating officers are exempt from disclosure “until a final judgment of conviction or the acceptance of a plea of guilty.” La. Rev. Stat. § 44:3(A)(4)(a). Further, as the suspects were juveniles their identities are exempt from disclosure under the Public Records Law. La. Rev. Stat. § 44:3(6).
To review or purchase your records in person, please contact the City Attorney's Office Public Records Team at 504-658-9800 to schedule a day and time.
Fees - We accept cash (please pay exact amount), check, or money order payable to the City of New Orleans.
Mail or pick-up - You may remit payment and retrieve the records directly from our receptionist. Or you may mail payment to our office; upon receipt of payment we will mail the records to the address you provide.
Please schedule a day and time with our office prior to picking up records to ensure that the records are with the receptionist. Or you may mail payment to our office; upon receipt of payment we will mail the records to the address you provide.
Mail to or pick-up from:
City Attorney's Office
1300 Perdido St., Ste. 5E03
New Orleans, LA 70112