Location of ShotSpotter devices

Open Justice Baltimore filed this request with the Baltimore Police Department of Baltimore, MD.
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From: Open Justice Baltimore

To Whom It May Concern:

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

The GIS data of all ShotSpotter devices in Baltimore. This data should include the position and installation date of each ShotSpotter device. If installation date information is unavailable, at minimum I will accept records of the location (i.e. address or latitude/longitude coordinates) of each ShotSpotter device.

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.


Open Justice Baltimore

From: Baltimore Police Department

Re: MPIA 21-2226 Information related to "Shot Spotter Locations."

Dear Open Justice Baltimore:

You have made a request for public records pursuant to the Maryland Public Information Act (MPIA), which is the General Provisions Article, § 4-101, et seq., of the Annotated Code of Maryland for "GIS Data of all Shot Spotter Devices."

Please be advised that the Baltimore Police Department does not have the locations for the sensors. That is confidential and kept by Shot Spotter who owns and maintains them.

Please refer to Tracking Number # MPIA 21-2226 in any subsequent correspondence in this matter.

Ken Hurst
Baltimore Police Department
Operations Assistant II
Document Compliance Coordinator
Office of Legal Affairs

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