Police, sheriff revise public records policies
Local law enforcement agencies are expanding the amount of information released to the public after reviewing department policies and Montana open records laws.
Under the new policies, Havre police will provide the public with access to initial incident reports, will no longer omit sex crimes from the police dispatch log, and will place a copy of the dispatch log in the lobby of the department.
The Hill County Sheriff's Office will also begin providing initial incident reports to the public in the near future, Sheriff Greg Szudera said.
Both departments decided to change their policies in r...