Personnel File (Boston Police Department)

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

B000394-031021

Multi Request Personnel File
Due April 2, 2021
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

Communications

From: Sam


To Whom It May Concern:

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

The personnel file for the department covering active and retired personnel from 2010-to the present including the following fields:

- officer first name
- officer last name
- officer middle name
- officer age
- officer race
- officer sex
- officer rank
- officer badge number
- officer employee id
- years on force
- hired date
- retired or fired date

If you believe any of these fields are exempt from public disclosure we ask that you cite the specific provision.

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,

Sam

From: Boston Police Department

Dear Sam Sam
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 3/10/2021 12:16:35 AM and given the reference number B000394-031021 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:

The personnel file for the department covering active and retired personnel from 2010-to the present including the following fields:

- officer first name
- officer last name
- officer middle name
- officer age
- officer race
- officer sex
- officer rank
- officer badge number
- officer employee id
- years on force
- hired date
- retired or fired date

If you believe any of these fields are exempt from public disclosure we ask that you cite the specific provision.

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,

Sam

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From: Boston Police Department

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Sam,
Are you looking for the data or the entire personnel file for each officer from 2010 to present (to include that data)? Please clarify.
Martha

From: Sam

Dear Matha,

Thanks for the response. I not looking for the entire personnel file for each officer but rather an excel spreadsheet that contains the following information:

- officer first name
- officer last name
- officer middle name
- officer age
- officer race
- officer sex
- officer rank
- officer badge number
- officer employee id
- years on force
- hired date
- retired or fired date

I very much appreciate your help and please feel free to reach out if you still feel this is unclear or if there are any anticipated issues

Sam

From: Sam

Following up on this request. Haven't heard anything from you since March 22nd when I responded promptly to your question.

Sam

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