Law enforcement informal and formal settlement data and reports (Anne Arundel County Police Department)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Anne Arundel County Police Department of Anne Arundel County, MD.

It is a clone of this request.

Multi Request Law enforcement informal and formal settlement data and reports


From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Maryland Public Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Materials related to and sufficient to show all instances of alleged or actual inappropriate or illegal behavior or actions resulting in compensation or expenditures involving this agency.

Responsive materials include records of all settlements (formal and informal) and payments to which this agency was or is a party for the period from January 1, 2010 through the date this request is processed. Responsive materials include those for matters and legal claims resolved prior to the initiation of any litigation.

In particular, materials responsive to this request include all reports, lists, databases, spreadsheets, and other documentation detailing incidents of legal claims or other allegations requiring compensation for claimants, attorneys, or any other party.

If spreadsheets or similar documents are available in response to this request, please provide all segregable data, including but not limited to:

The nature of the claim or legal matter
The claimant and other parties involved
The relevant case and tracking numbers for court and internal systems
The date the lawsuit was served or litigation commenced
The final disposition or current status of the case, including whether a case is still pending
The amount spent to date as a result of the legal engagement
The amount paid to any parties related to the legal claim, including any city payout and any non-monetary compensation

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.


Beryl Lipton


I am away from the office until July 27, 2020. If
you need assistance before then, please email Gina Colbert for ARS/RMS issues. For anything else, please contact Lynne Kelly on 410-222-8781.

Thank you,
Christine Ryder

From: Anne Arundel County Police Department

Attached is the file/document from Anne Arundel County, Maryland's (the
"County") Risk Management Division of Central Services responsive to your
June 27, 2020 Maryland Public Information Act Request to the County.
The attached reflects amounts paid for each claim, including expenses, on
Anne Arundel County Police Department claims and includes non-litigated as
well as litigated claims. Regarding the "Status" column, the following are
the codes: Open ("O"), Closed ("F"), and Reopened ("R). For the "Coverage"
column, "21" is Miscellaneous and "20" is General Liability.

No fees are charged for the production of the attached. Please
feel free to contact me with any questions. Thank you.

Nicole A. Liening, AIC
*Manager, Safety and Insurance*
*Risk Management Division*
*Anne Arundel County, Maryland*
Heritage Office Complex
2660 Riva Road, 3rd Floor
Annapolis, MD 21401

Office: 410-222-7630
Direct: 410-222-1591
Fax: 877-596-5411
MS: 9303
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