You Oughta Know

November 12, 2012

District attorney’s ruling available online

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.

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.

Deb Gruver

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