2018 Vigilant Data Sharing Information

Dave Maass filed this request with the Bakersfield Police Department of Bakersfield, CA.

It is a clone of this request.

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From: Dave Maass

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act (California Government Code §§ 6250), I hereby request the following records:

1) The names of agencies and organizations with which the Agency shares ALPR data;
2) The names of agencies and organizations from which the Agency receives ALPR data;
3) The names of agencies and organizations with which the Agency shares “hot list” information;
4) The names of agencies and organizations from which the Agency receives “hot list” information;

This information is easily available within the Agency’s LEARN system. The simplest way to extract this data is to generate an “Agency Data Sharing Report” PDF file from within LEARN. To do this, a user may simply go to the “Sharing” section of LEARN and select “Output Report.” A CSV/XLS file containing these records would also satisfy this request.

The instructions for extracting this data is described on pages 62-63 of the LEARN Agency Manager Guide, which may be found at this link:

https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/3860685-LEARN-5-1-Agency-Manager-Guide.html

An example of this record may be found at this link:

https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/3936113-Palos-Verdes-Estates-Police-Department-Data.html

A number of other agencies have regularly determined the above information constitutes a public record and have provided an “Agency Data Sharing Report.” These agencies include:

Anaheim Police Department, Antioch Police Department, Bakersfield Police Department Chino Police Department, Clovis Police Department, Elk Grove Police Department, Fontana Police Department, Fountain Valley Police Department, Glendora Police Department, Hawthorne Police Department, Irvine Police Department, Livermore Police Department, Lodi Police Department, Long Beach Police Department, Montebello Police Department, Orange Police Department, Palos Verdes Estates Police Department, Red Bluff Police Department ,Sacramento Police Department, San Bernardino Police Department, San Diego Police Department, San Rafael Police Department, San Ramon Police Department, Simi Valley Police Department, and the Tulare Police Department.

We further request the following records

The aggregate number of “detections” (i.e. license plate scans and associated data) collected during 2016.
The aggregate number of detections collected during 2017.
The aggregate number of “hits” (i.e. times that a plate on a hotlist was detected) during 2016.
The aggregate number of “hits” during 2017.

This information is easily available within the Agency’s LEARN system. The simplest way to extract this data is to generate a “Dashboard Hit Ratio Report” PDF file from within LEARN. We would prefer the data for each year to be provided separately.

An example of this document may be found at: https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/3870802-Sacramento-PD-Hit-Ratio-Rpt-010112-051917-Redacted.html

The instructions for extracting this data is described on pages 78-79 of the LEARN Agency Manager Guide, which may be found at this link:
https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/3860685-LEARN-5-1-Agency-Manager-Guide.html

The following agencies have regularly determined the above information constitutes a public record and have provided an “Dashboard Hit Ratio Report.” These agencies include:

Anaheim Police Department; Bakersfield Police Department; Chino Police Department; Clovis Police Department; Elk Grove Police Department; Fontana Police Department; Irvine Police Department; La Habra Police Department; Laguna Beach Police Department; Lodi Police Department; Sacramento Police Department; San Diego Police Department; San Ramon Police Department; and the Red Bluff Police Department.

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.

Sincerely,

Dave Maass

From: Bakersfield Police Department

Good Morning Mr. Maass:

The Bakersfield Police Department received your records request on February 12, 2018. Attached, please find the requested documents.

Thank you.

Viridiana Gallardo-King
Associate City Attorney
City Attorney of Bakersfield
1600 Truxtun Avenue, Fourth Floor
Bakersfield, CA 93301
(661)326-3633

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From: Dave Maass

Hi,

Thanks so much for your help with this request! I really appreciate it. We have sent out many of these requests to various agencies and your office was the first to respond with records.

Sincerely,
Dave Maass

From: Bakersfield Police Department

Mr. Maass,

Your welcome! Sergeant Ryan Kroeker is on top of these requests, so I am glad that you noticed.

Sincerely,

Viridiana Gallardo-King
Associate City Attorney
City Attorney of Bakersfield
1600 Truxtun Avenue, Fourth Floor
Bakersfield, CA 93301
(661)326-3633

CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This e-mail/transmission is intended to be sent only to the recipient stated therein.This e-mail/transmission is confidential and also may be legally privileged or protected by the attorney-client privilege or work product doctrine, and also may be restricted from disclosure by applicable state and federal law. Any copying, disclosure, distribution, review or use of this e-mail/transmission by other than the intended recipient or that person's agent is strictly prohibited. If you have received this e-mail/transmission in error, please notify the sender, and immediately permanently delete or destroy this e-mail/transmission, and all copies thereof from any drives or storage media, and destroy any printouts of the e-mail/transmission. No attorney-client relationship is created by the act of sending or receiving this message outside of a written agreement.
IRS CIRCULAR 230 DISCLOSURE: Any tax advice contained in this e-mail/transmission, including any attachments, was not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used, for the purpose of: (i) avoiding tax-related penalties under the Internal Revenue Code; or (ii) promoting, marketing, or recommending to another party any transaction or matter addressed herein.

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