|Submitted||Aug. 18, 2016|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, §10, I hereby request the following records:
All documents relating to usage of Automated License Plate Recognition (ALPR) technology by the Andover Police Department, including but not limited to documents indicating:
-receipts of ALPR equipment purchase and installation;
-scope of ALPR deployment;
-purposes for which ALPR technology is employed;
-means of handling and storing ALPR data;
-extent and timeline for ALPR data storage; and
-protocols and extent of ALPR data sharing between Andover Police Department and other local, state, federal government agencies.
Please include any relevant documents, including but not limited to memos, reports, emails, meeting minutes and contracts.
I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.
I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.
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.
Andover Police does not use ALPR technology.
Chief Patrick E. Keefe
Andover Police Department
32 North Main Street
Andover, Ma 01810
(978)475-0411 ext 1005
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