FOIA - Boston PD - Mark43 Documents

J Ader filed this request with the Boston Police Department of Boston, MA.
Tracking #

B000413-030420

Due May 24, 2019
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

Communications

From: J Ader

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

All documents pertaining to all/any Mark43 product(s) (https://www.mark43.com). Documents being requested here should include - but are not limited to - the following:

- Invoices or receipts for the purchase of any Mark43 product/service
- MOUs from Mark43
- Brochures or product/service specifications regarding Mark43 products/services
- Privacy policies regarding Mark43 products/services
- Any/all manuals regarding Mark43 products/services
- Guidelines mentioning Mark43
- Bulletins mentioning Mark43
- Briefings mentioning Mark43
- Any/all digitally disseminated publications from your agency mentioning Mark43

I am confident there are documents relevant to this request based on public literature describing the use of the company's products by your agency: https://www.mark43.com/why-mark43/

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 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,

J Ader

From: Muckrock Staff

To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following request, copied below. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: Boston Police Department

Good Morning:

You may wish to file this request on the City's public records request
portal for the Boston Police Department:

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Yours truly,

Shawn A. Williams, Esq.

Director of Public Records
<http://www.boston.gov/departments/public-records>

Records Access Officer

City of Boston

One City Hall Square

Boston, MA 02201

publicrecords@boston.gov

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From: Boston Police Department

Dear J Ader,

Thank you for your interest in public records of Boston Police Department.  Your request has been received and is being processed.  Your request was received in this office on March 04, 2020 and given the reference number B000413-030420 for tracking purposes.
If this is a media request, please contact the Office of Media Relations directly at 617.343.4520. To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

All documents pertaining to all/any Mark43 product(s) (https://www.mark43.com). Documents being requested here should include - but are not limited to - the following:

- Invoices or receipts for the purchase of any Mark43 product/service
- MOUs from Mark43
- Brochures or product/service specifications regarding Mark43 products/services
- Privacy policies regarding Mark43 products/services
- Any/all manuals regarding Mark43 products/services
- Guidelines mentioning Mark43
- Bulletins mentioning Mark43
- Briefings mentioning Mark43
- Any/all digitally disseminated publications from your agency mentioning Mark43

I am confident there are documents relevant to this request based on public literature describing the use of the company's products by your agency: https://www.mark43.com/why-mark43/

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 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,

J Ader


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