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Requesting Body Worn Camera Video

  1. Requesting Body Worn Camera Video

    All requests for Body Worn Camera Video must be in writing and directed to the City Secretary as follows: City of Port Arthur City Secretary, Port Arthur City Hall, 444 4th Street, Room 430, P.O. Box 1089, Port Arthur, TX 77641-1089, Phone: (409) 983-8115 Fax: (409) 983-8128 E-mail:

  2. Terms of Agreement



    (a) A member of the public is required to provide the following information when submitting a written request to a law enforcement agency for information recorded by a body worn camera:

    (1)        the date and approximate time of the recording;

    (2)        the specific location where the recording occurred; and

    (3)        the name of one or more persons known to be a subject of the recording. 

    (b) A failure to provide all of the information required by Subsection (a) to be part of a request for recorded information does not preclude the requestor from making a future request for the same recorded information.

    Fees:  The charge for obtaining a copy of a body worn camera recording shall be $10.00 per recording responsive to the request for information; and $1.00 per full minute of body worn camera video or audio footage. (Must be paid in full before delivery) 

    This request may take up to twenty (20) business days or forty-five (45) business days or more from the date of submission, if evaluated by The Texas Attorney General.

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