Police union contract/collective bargaining agreement (Bloomington Police Department)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Bloomington Police Department of Bloomington, IN.
Multi Request Police union contract/collective bargaining agreement


From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Indiana Access to Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

A copy of the current collective bargaining agreement (also known as a collective agreement or a union contract) between this department/agency and the local police union/fraternal order/benevolent association (or similar/equivalent organization). This includes any and all memorandums of understanding or similar agreements. Please provide all associated addendums, amendments, appendices, exhibits, and other supplemental and supporting documents.

Here are examples of responsive materials provided by other agencies in response to similar requests:
https://cdn.muckrock.com/foia_files/2018/02/27/2-21-18_MR18491_RES_IDC000697-022018.pdf (Long Beach, California)
https://cdn.muckrock.com/foia_files/2015/08/24/Collective_Bargaining_Agreement_1.pdf (St. Louis, Missouri)
https://cdn.muckrock.com/foia_files/2015/12/14/TPPA_2015-2017.pdf (Toledo, Ohio)
https://cdn.muckrock.com/foia_files/2020/07/17/2020-134_2020-02-18_Meet___Confer_Agreement_Waco_Police_Association.pdf (Waco, Texas)

This request is being submitted as a collaborative research effort in the public interest. It is being submitted to your agency partially due to public feedback that your locality should be included in this work. This request is being submitted in the public interest and without any commercial interest.

We will appreciate that your agency assesses any necessary fees according to the public and academic interest with which this request is being made. 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 be filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not. There is also an upload link provided as part of the electronic version of this message that we encourage your agency to use to transfer files.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter.

I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 7 business days, as the statute requires.


Beryl Lipton

From: Bloomington Police Department

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Thank you.

From: Bloomington Police Department

Good morning -

I am writing in response to your public records request that was received
at the Bloomington Police Department on August 18, 2020. You asked for a
copy of the most recent collective bargaining agreement between the City of
Bloomington and the Fraternal Order of Police.

A copy of the requested document is attached.


Jennifer Lloyd

*Jennifer L. Lloyd*
Assistant City Attorney
City of Bloomington
(812) 349-3555


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