2018 Vigilant Data Sharing Information (Fannin County Sheriffs Office)

Dave Maass filed this request with the Fannin County Sheriffs Office of Bonham, TX.

It is a clone of this request.

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From: Dave Maass


To Whom It May Concern:

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

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;

This information is easily available within the Agency’s 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

An example of this record may be found at this link:

https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/3936113-Palos-Verdes-Estates-Police-Department-Data.html

A number of other agencies have regularly determined the above information constitutes a public record and have provided an “Agency Data Sharing Report.” These agencies include:

Anaheim Police Department, Antioch Police Department, Bakersfield Police Department Chino Police Department, Clovis Police Department, Elk Grove Police Department, Fontana Police Department, Fountain Valley Police Department, Glendora Police Department, Hawthorne Police Department, Irvine Police Department, Livermore Police Department, Lodi Police Department, Long Beach Police Department, Montebello Police Department, Orange Police Department, Palos Verdes Estates Police Department, Red Bluff Police Department ,Sacramento Police Department, San Bernardino Police Department, San Diego Police Department, San Rafael Police Department, San Ramon Police Department, Simi Valley Police Department, and the Tulare Police Department.

We further request the following records

The aggregate number of “detections” (i.e. license plate scans and associated data) collected during 2016.
The aggregate number of detections collected during 2017.
The aggregate number of “hits” (i.e. times that a plate on a hotlist was detected) during 2016.
The aggregate number of “hits” during 2017.

This information is easily available within the Agency’s 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.

An example of this document may be found at: https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/3870802-Sacramento-PD-Hit-Ratio-Rpt-010112-051917-Redacted.html

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 following agencies have regularly determined the above information constitutes a public record and have provided an “Dashboard Hit Ratio Report.” These agencies include:

Anaheim Police Department; Bakersfield Police Department; Chino Police Department; Clovis Police Department; Elk Grove Police Department; Fontana Police Department; Irvine Police Department; La Habra Police Department; Laguna Beach Police Department; Lodi Police Department; Sacramento Police Department; San Diego Police Department; San Ramon Police Department; and the Red Bluff Police Department.

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, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Dave Maass

From: Fannin County Sheriffs Office

To whom it may Concern,

The Fannin County Sheriff's Office does not respond to FOIA requests for
information this agency does not collect. In your FOIA request you request
ALPR data but do not state what ALPR is. Consequently we cannot provide that
information to you. you also request "hotlist" information, we do not share
that information with anyone outside of the Fannin County Sheriff's Office,
but again you do not explain exactly what Hot list you are looking for so I
cannot provide you with that information.

We do not have a LEARN system nor do we know what that is, I cannot provide
you with information when I do not know what you are talking about.

You request "aggregate number of detections from LP scans and associated
data" we do not have license plate readers so I cannot provide you with any
information.

If you would like to resubmit your FOIA request to this agency please do so
while explaining exactly what is you mean with you use acronym's to request
data. Also feel free to call this agency if you would like to speak with
someone about getting this information. I would suggest speaking with Peggy
Hix and calling the number below.

https://docs.google.com/uc?export=download&id=0B6R8sqhchp5ceG5TaTc3QXVDNms&r
evid=0B6R8sqhchp5cT1JHR21oVWZKVkxCLzg1cyszRnFKMmVCdGFZPQThank you,

Chief Deputy

Nick Tredway

Fannin County Sheriff's Office

Phone: (903) 583-2143 ext:2004

Fax: (903) 583-4392

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