FOIA - Austin PD, TX - Dataminr Documents

J Ader filed this request with the Austin Police Department of Austin, TX.
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From: J Ader

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All documents pertaining to all/any Dataminr product(s) ( Documents being requested here should include - but are not limited to - the following:

- Invoices or receipts for the purchase of any Dataminr product/service
- MOUs from Dataminr
- Brochures or product/service specifications regarding Dataminr products/services
- Privacy policies regarding Dataminr products/services
- Any/all manuals regarding Dataminr products/services
- Guidelines mentioning Dataminr
- Bulletins mentioning Dataminr
- Briefings mentioning Dataminr
- Any/all digitally disseminated publications from your agency mentioning Dataminr
- Any informal agreements that reference "Dataminr" or otherwise guide it use or the relationship between this agency and the provider or developer of the software, hardware, or physical equipment.

I am confident there are documents relevant to this request based on public literature describing the use of the company's products by your agency:

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 business days, as the statute requires.


J Ader

From: Austin Police Department

Dear J Ader:
Thank you for your interest in the public records of the Austin Police Department. Your request has been received and is being processed. Your request was received in this office on 6/25/2019 and given the reference number R019328-062519 for tracking purposes.

Please be advised that the Austin Police Department’s Central Records Division receives over 2500 requests for information a month. These requests are processed in the order received, and we strive to respond to each request promptly, as required by law.

Please know that, as a result of the large volume of requests received, the anticipated timeframe for responding to your request is approximately 45-60 business days.

You will be contacted about the availability and/or provided with copies of the records requested. PLEASE NOTE: The Texas Public Information Act does not require a governmental body to create new information, to do legal research, or to answer questions.
You can monitor the progress of your request at the link below and you’ll receive an email when your request has been completed. Again, thank you for using the Austin Public Records Center.
Austin Police Department

From: Austin Police Department

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Good evening,
We have responsive information for two items on your request and have uploaded them to the GovQA system. Please log in to download them, and remember to save to your computer as the system only allows for two downloads per file.
I will now close out this request since we do not have any further responsive information.
Thank you,

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