School Police Officers (Boston Public Schools)

Sarika Ram filed this request with the Boston Public Schools of Boston, MA.
Due Aug. 2, 2018
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


From: Sarika Ram

To Whom It May Concern:

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

-Any policies related to the role of the Boston Police Department (i.e. counseling, disciplinary intervention)
-Any contracts and memorandums of understanding between the Boston Public Schools and Boston Police Department
-Any email communications between employees of the Boston Public Schools and those of the Boston Police Department
-Any logs/records of school incident referrals to the Boston Police Department or other law enforcement between January 1, 2013 to the date this request is processed
-Any complaints submitted to the Boston Public Schools between January 1, 2013 to the date this request is processed that include any of the following phrases:
-'police officer'
-'police department'
-'safety coordinator'
-'resource officer'

Please provide materials on a rolling basis, as they become available. We request that the requested complaints please be made available to us as soon as possible.

If you have any questions, please feel free to clarify via phone at 610-637-7745.

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, 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.


Sarika Ram

From: Boston Public Schools

Good Afternoon Sarika:

The Boston Public Schools has received your request for public records. We
will review your request and will provide a response once that review is

Yours truly,

Shawn A. Williams, Esq.

Director of Public Records

Records Access Officer

City of Boston

1 City Hall Plaza, Room 615

Boston, MA 02201


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