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.
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The records: Statistical reports about domestic violence and rape in Kansas.
Why you’d want them: To learn more about crime in your state.
Where you get them: Go to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation’s website, www.kansas.gov/kbi/. Click on the “Statistics” tab at the top of the home page and then on “Domestic Violence and Rape.”
How much do they cost: The reports are free.