BPD Operations Review and Position Analysis Report (2002)

Shawn Musgrave filed this request with the Boston Police Department of Boston, MA.

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From: Shawn Musgrave

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, §10, I hereby request the following records:

The report completed by Management Partners in 2002, which reviewed best practices to make the BPD more efficient.

As described by the department audit published in December 2015 (see http://static1.squarespace.com/static/5086f19ce4b0ad16ff15598d/t/56958ee0a976af028c21a1a3/1452642019336/Boston+Police+Department+-+Audit+-+Final+Report+-+Dec+2015.pdf): "Operations Review and Position Analysis Report [....] This report, completed by Management Partners in 2002, reviewed best practices to make the department more efficient, reviewed position assignments to increase the number of sworn members to direct service rather than support positions, and determined how to accomplish the measures without layoffs or an increase in the operating budget."

As I am submitting this request in my capacity as a journalist who covers police and law enforcement, I ask that you waive fees in the public interest. I would be happy to provide examples of my work, if this helps in your determination to waive fees.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

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.

Sincerely,

Shawn Musgrave

From: Media Relations

Shawn Musgrave

Muckrock

Dear Mr. Musgrave:

Pursuant to G. L. c. 66, § 10 (b), this correspondence is to confirm
receipt of your request for documents that are potentially in the
possession, custody or control of the Boston Police Department.
Specifically, you have requested:

The report completed by Management Partners in 2002, which reviewed best
practices to make the BPD more efficient.

As described by the department audit published in December 2015 (see
http://static1.squarespace.com/static/5086f19ce4b0ad16ff15598d/t/56958ee0a976af028c21a1a3/1452642019336/Boston+Police+Department+-+Audit+-+Final+Report+-+Dec+2015.pdf
<http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fstatic1.squarespace.com%2Fstatic%2F5086f19ce4b0ad16ff15598d%2Ft%2F56958ee0a976af028c21a1a3%2F1452642019336%2FBoston%2BPolice%2BDepartment%2B-%2BAudit%2B-%2BFinal%2BReport%2B-%2BDec%2B2015.pdf&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNGhZWDc8tAvIpSGyGxQJbbnNFjyQg>):
"Operations Review and Position Analysis Report [....] This report,
completed by Management Partners in 2002, reviewed best practices to make
the department more efficient, reviewed position assignments to increase
the number of sworn members to direct service rather than support
positions, and determined how to accomplish the measures without layoffs or
an increase in the operating budget."

We will contact you as soon as possible with our findings, and will send
you a cost estimate for your requested materials if fulfilling the request
is expected to exceed $10.00, per 950 C.M.R. 32.06(1); 950 C.M.R. 32.03;
M.G.L. c 66 § 10(a).

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Thank you,

Office of Media Relations

Boston Police Department

617-343-3520
www.bpdnews.com

From: Media Relations

Dear Mr. Musgrave,

Pursuant to your records request below. Please find attached cost estimate
for your consideration. Should you have any questions please don't hesitate
to contact us directly

Lt McCarthy

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