RTK Request

Pennsylvania's Right to Know Law:

On February 14, 2008, Governor Rendell signed into law Act 3 of 2008, known as the Right to Know Law. In accord with this law, Newberry Township has appointed a Right to Know Officer, who will be responsible for the public requests for Newberry Township Police Department documents and public records as follows:

Chief Steven Lutz
Newberry Township Police Department
1905 Old Trail Road
Etters, PA 17319
Phone: (717) 938-2608
Fax: (717) 938-2532


All requests shall be in writing and shall be sent to Newberry Township by mail, facsimile , email , submitted through this website or delivered in person during the Newberry Township regular business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays and official office closings. Newberry Township will not accept verbal for records or email requests that have not utilized the Right To Know Request Form. As soon as possible, but no later than five business days after receiving a written request to access public records, the Right-to-Know Officer or his designee shall respond to the request.

Click here for the Right to Know Request Form and Fee schedule

Click here for Newberry Township Police Department Open Records Policy

For information on appeals or questions related to the Right to Know Law, please contact the Office of Open Records.

  • To file an appeal when a request is denied, you may file an appeal within 15 business days of the agency's response with:

Eric Arenson, Executive Director

Office of Open Records

333 Market Street, 16th Floor

Harrisburg, PA 17101-2234

Phone: 717-346-9903

Fax: 717-425-5343

Email: openrecords@pa.gov

Website: http://openrecords.pa.gov

  • To file an appeal when a request is denied due to a Criminal Investigations, appeals may be filed within 15 business days of the agency's response with:

York County Office of the District Attorney

45 N. George Street

York, PA 17401

Phone: 717-771-9600

Fax: 717-771-9738

Website: https://www.yorkda.com/

Please enter a valid ten-digit phone number (e.g. 999-999-9999)
Provide as much specific detail as possible so the agency can identify the information.
Please note that you must keep the emailed version of this request in order to file an appeal. Disclaimer about abusing the RTK system, legal action Note about potential fees and cost associated with making this request.