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Texas Government Code - GOV'T § 552.108. Exception:  Certain Law Enforcement, Corrections, and Prosecutorial Information

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(a)?Information held by a law enforcement agency or prosecutor that deals with the detection, investigation, or prosecution of crime is excepted from the requirements of Section 552.021 if:

(1)?release of the information would interfere with the detection, investigation, or prosecution of crime;

(2)?it is information that deals with the detection, investigation, or prosecution of crime only in relation to an investigation that did not result in conviction or deferred adjudication;

(3)?it is information relating to a threat against a peace officer or detention officer collected or disseminated under Section 411.048; ?or

(4)?it is information that:

(A)?is prepared by an attorney representing the state in anticipation of or in the course of preparing for criminal litigation; ?or

(B)?reflects the mental impressions or legal reasoning of an attorney representing the state.

(b)?An internal record or notation of a law enforcement agency or prosecutor that is maintained for internal use in matters relating to law enforcement or prosecution is excepted from the requirements of Section 552.021 if:

(1)?release of the internal record or notation would interfere with law enforcement or prosecution;

(2)?the internal record or notation relates to law enforcement only in relation to an investigation that did not result in conviction or deferred adjudication; ?or

(3)?the internal record or notation:

(A)?is prepared by an attorney representing the state in anticipation of or in the course of preparing for criminal litigation; ?or

(B)?reflects the mental impressions or legal reasoning of an attorney representing the state.

(c)?This section does not except from the requirements of Section 552.021 information that is basic information about an arrested person, an arrest, or a crime.

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