Copyrighted music (Alameda Police Department)

Jason Koebler filed this request with the Alameda Police Department of Alameda, CA.
Multi Request Copyrighted music
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From: Jason Koebler

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

Recent social media posts have shown an Alameda County Sheriff's department officer playing copyrighted music when filmed by a citizen:

Therefore, I request the following records:

- Any body camera, surveillance camera, or audio footage of the above incidents
- Any emails, memos, documents, messages, about or that mention the above incidents or any other similar incidents the department is aware of
- Any documents, emails, text messages, presentations, trainings, or other recordings about, mentioning, pertaining to, or related to the playing of copyrighted materials while being filmed
- Any documents, presentations, trainings, or guidance about what police officers should do if they are being filmed or recorded by the public

These will be used in the course of reporting for Motherboard, VICE Media's science and tech website.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.


Jason Koebler

From: Alameda Police Department

Good Morning Mr. Koebler,

Alameda Police Department has received the below PRA request from you. This incident relates to Alameda County Sheriff's Department, please forward your request to them.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact me.

Thank you,

Rita Dharmani
Records Supervisor
Alameda Police Department
Ph. 510-337-8412

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