|Multi Request||2020 Vigilant Data Sharing Information - Automated License Plate Reader (ALPR)|
|Submitted||Jan. 28, 2020|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the California Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:
Part A: Information related to Automated License Plate Reader (ALPR) data sharing.
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;
Part B: Information Related to Numbers of “Detections” (plate scans) and “Hits” (plate scans that matched to a hotlist)
5) The aggregate number of detections collected during 2018;
6) The aggregate number of “hits” during 2018;
7) The aggregate number of detections collected during 2019;
8) The aggregate number of “hits” during 2019.
Approximately two years ago your agency provided the equivalent information in response to a records request. You can view your agency’s previous release here: https://www.eff.org/pages/explore-alpr
For items 1-4: This information is easily available within the Agency’s Vigilant Solutions 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
For items 5-8: This information is easily available within the Agency’s Vigilant Solutions 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. 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 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.
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following California Public Records Act request, copied below, and originally submitted on Jan. 28, 2020. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.
The City is in receipt of your public records request.
Pursuant to Government Code § 6253 et seq., the City has (10) days to provide a response. Your request was received by the City on January 28, 2020. Since the tenth day falls on Saturday, February 8, 2020 when the City is closed, the deadline for response is pushed to the next business day, which will be Monday, February 10, 2020. Staff will contact you by close of business on that day to notify you of the City’s findings.
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The City is in the process of reviewing records systems for information responsive to your request.
You are hereby notified that the time limit to provide a response will be extended by fourteen (14) days to Monday, February 24, 2020, for the following reason(s): The need to search for, collect, and appropriately examine a voluminous amount of separate and distinct records (Gov. Code § 6253(c)(2)).
Michael Dunn, CMC, CPMC
City of Beverly Hills
Office of the City Clerk
455 N. Rexford Drive | Suite 290
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Tel: 310-285-2403 | Fax: 310-385-0862 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Please review attached response to your request for public information.
Records & Jail Manager
Beverly Hills Police Department
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