This email will acknowledge completion of your public records request dated June 21, 2019 (identified by the City as #19-4031).
We cannot permit inspection of these records because they are exempt from disclosure for the following reasons under the Inspection of Public Records Act: including NMSA 1978, § 14-2-1(A)(1) (medical records); NMSA 1978, § 14-2-1(D) (confidential law enforcement records); NMSA 1978, § 14-2-1(H) (otherwise provided by law), including, but not limited to including, but not limited to, NMSA 1978, § 14-6-1 (Health Records); Rule 11-504 NMRA (psychotherapist-patient privilege); and Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (“HIPAA”), 45 C.F.R. Parts 160, 164; NMSA 1978, § 29-10-1 et seq. (Arrest Record Information Act), and NMSA 1978, § 41-8-1 et seq. (Arson Reporting Immunity Act).
I, Nyvia Barraza, as APD’s records custodian am responsible for this denial. My office will close out your request. Please let me know if you have any questions.
APD IPRA Records Custodian/IPRA Supervisor
Office (505) 768-2137