Bloomington, MN Police - Little Free Library

Shreyas Gandlur filed this request with the Bloomington Police Department of Bloomington, MN.
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BPD 2021-1631

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From: Shreyas Gandlur

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act, I hereby request the following records:

- Copies of all police reports, incident reports, or any other records about the "individual [...] taking every book from the [little free] libraries" referenced in this July 2, 2021 tweet (

- Copies of any records, including police reports, referencing books taken from little free libraries and later sold for profit. For context, this July 2, 2021 tweet ( stated that it is a common occurrence.

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.


Shreyas Gandlur

From: Bloomington Police Department

Good morning,

The City of Bloomington has a program for making requests for government records under the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act. Please submit this request through JustFOIA by clicking on Request City and Police Data located on the Data Practices Center<> webpage. All requests must go through this link.
I have also, attached the instructions for submitting this request.

Thank you,


Monica S. Williams, Information Assistant
Bloomington Police Department | 1800 W. Old Shakopee Road
Bloomington, MN | 55431 | Office: 952-563-8612 |

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