Locations of Cameras Monitored by the BRIC/Real Time Crime Center

Ethan Hansen filed this request with the Boston Police Department of Boston, MA.
Tracking #

B001657-101920

Status
Rejected

Communications

From: Ethan Hansen


To Whom It May Concern:

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

Locations of the cameras monitored by the Boston Police Department/BRIC/Real Time Crime Center that are located in Boston. This could be provided as a map, a list of intersections, a list of addresses or a list of coordinates.

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,

Ethan Hansen

From: Boston Police Department

Dear Ethan Hansen
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 10/19/2020 12:18:17 AM and given the reference number B001657-101920 for tracking purposes.
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To Whom It May Concern:

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

Locations of the cameras monitored by the Boston Police Department/BRIC/Real Time Crime Center that are located in Boston. This could be provided as a map, a list of intersections, a list of addresses or a list of coordinates.

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,

Ethan Hansen

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Ethan
I apologize for the error message. I was drafting a response and hit send instead of save draft. BPD has received your request for records however, your request is being denied under Exemption (n) - Public Safety which states that disclosure of the information (camera locations) could jeopardize public safety or cyber security. You may appeal this response to the Supervisor of Records in the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth. G. L. c. 66, § 10A (c); G. L. c. 66, § 10(b)(ix); 950 CMR 32.08; 950 CMR 32.08(1)(h) (in petitioning the Supervisor, the requester shall provide a copy of such petition to the records access officer associated with such petition).

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