Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act

Access to Police information records under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA)

Pursuant to section 68.1 of the British Columbia Police Act, police information and data within the PRIME-BC system are records under the custody and control of the originating law enforcement agency for the purposes of the FIPPA.

British Columbia Police Act

Section 68.1

(9) If an information management system is provided by a designated service provider that is a public body under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act,

(a) the information and data in the information management system remain, for the purposes of that Act, in the custody and under the control of the law enforcement service from which the information and data originate, and

(b) despite that Act, a person does not have a right of access under that Act to the information and data as being information and data in the custody or under the control of the designated service provider.

For clarity, requests under the FIPPA for access to police information or data in the PRIME-BC system must be made in writing to the originating law enforcement agency. You can obtain mailing address information through department websites, links provided below. PRIMECorp does not have authority to access or disclose the data within the PRIME-BC system for the purposes of the FIPPA.

Police Agency

Freedom of Information Websites

PRIMECorp

Corporate Records

For access to records that relate specifically to PRIMECorp’s corporate records, excluding requests for data contained in the PRIME-BC system, please submit your request in writing to:

Mail
Freedom of Information Requests
Krystal Boros, FIPPA Officer
c/o 3301 East Pender Street
Vancouver, BC V5K 5J3

Or use the Contact us form to reach us regarding PRIMECorp corporate FIPPA matters.