BPD-Taxi Communication

Matthew Guariglia filed this request with the Boston Police Department of Boston, MA.

It is a clone of this request.

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From: Matthew Guariglia

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any communications or correspondences, including emails, photographs, legal memorandums, shared policies or procedures, training manuals or documentation, or invoices between the between the Boston Police Department and the Hackney Carriage Unit, Boston's Taxi Advisory Committee, or any private taxi or limousine companies concerning the Boston Police Department's use of vehichles resembling Taxis.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

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 fees cannot be waived, 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,

Matthew Guariglia

From: Media Relations

June 25, 2015

Matthew Guariglia
Muckrock

Dear Mr. Guariglia:

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:

Any communications or correspondences, including emails, photographs, legal
memorandums, shared policies or procedures, training manuals or
documentation, or invoices between the between the Boston Police Department
and the Hackney Carriage Unit, Boston's Taxi Advisory Committee, or any
private taxi or limousine companies concerning the Boston Police
Department's use of vehichles resembling Taxis.

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).

Please be advised that we research each request in the order it was
received, and it may take longer than ten days to be fulfilled. If your
request requires a substantial amount of research, reviewing and redacting,
fulfilling the request will take a significant amount of time. Please plan
accordingly.

Thank you,

Office of Media Relations
Boston Police Department
617-343-3520
www.bpdnews.com

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 25, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 25, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 25, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 25, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 25, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 25, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: Media Relations

Dear, Mr. Guariglia,

This email is in response to your requests for records that may be in the
possession of the Boston Police Department. Specifically you requested: Any
communications or correspondences, including emails, photographs, legal
memorandums, shared policies or procedures, training manuals or
documentation, or invoices between the between the Boston Police Department
and the Hackney Carriage Unit, Boston's Taxi Advisory Committee, or any
private taxi or limousine companies concerning the Boston Police
Department's use of vehicles resembling Taxis.

The Boston Police Department does not have documents responsive to your
request. However, attached is BPD Rule 103 which pertains to police
vehicles. Also all BPD Rules and Procedures can be found on-line at
www.bpdnews.com

Lt Det. Mike McCarthy

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