FOIA - Birmingham PD - ShotSpotter Documents

J Ader filed this request with the Birmingham Police Department of Birmingham, AL.
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From: J Ader

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Alabama Public Records , I hereby request the following records:

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

- Invoices or receipts for the purchase of any ShotSpotter product/service
- MOUs from ShotSpotter
- Brochures or product/service specifications regarding ShotSpotter products/services
- Privacy policies regarding ShotSpotter products/services
- Any/all manuals regarding ShotSpotter products/services
- Guidelines mentioning ShotSpotter
- Bulletins mentioning ShotSpotter
- Briefings mentioning ShotSpotter
- Any/all digitally disseminated publications from your agency mentioning ShotSpotter

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.


J Ader

From: Muckrock Staff

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following request, copied below. 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.

From: Birmingham Police Department

Thank you for your inquiry.

Please refer to our public records request page:<>

Pursuant to the ยง36-12-40, Code of Alabama 1975, Inspection and Copying of Records, "Every citizen has a right to inspect and take a copy of any public writing of this state, except as otherwise expressly provided by statute."

The fee schedule to obtain copies of records and/or to inspect records and the statement of general public records policy are on the public records request form.

Please read carefully and acknowledge before submitting your records requests from the online form at

Thank you.