Each Monday, The Eagle highlights a government record that is available to the public. Open records help people keep government in check and help them better understand how government affects their lives.
For a complete list of You Oughta Know columns, go to www.kansas.com/oughta/.
The record: The recent ruling by the Sedgwick County District Attorney’s office about whether the March 10 shooting death of Marquez Smart by police was justified.
Why you’d want it: To learn more about the case and how the DA’s office came to its conclusions.
Where you get it: Go to www.sedgwickcounty.org/da. Click on the “News and Announcements” link on the right side of the page. Then click on the link for the complete report.
How much the record will cost: The report is free online.