Police Checkpoints (Broward County Sheriff)

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Broward County Sheriff of Broward County, FL .
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From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Florida's Sunshine Law (Fla. Stat. secs. 119.01 to 119.15 (1995)), I hereby request the following records:

For this request I am seeking:

-All policies on checkpoints and roadblocks. This includes sobriety checkpoints as well as any other kinds of checkpoints.

-Data on how often checkpoints are employed. That is, the total number of times the department has set up a checkpoint since 1/1/14.

-Any oversight reports on the use of checkpoints.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

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 would request your response within ten (10) business days.

Sincerely,

Curtis Waltman

From: Media Relations

Good afternoon,

Just confirming that I received your request and have begun working on it for you.

Gina Carter
Public Information Officer
Broward Sheriff's Office
2601 West Broward Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312
Office: (954) 831-8300
gina_carter@sheriff.org<mailto:gina_carter@sheriff.org>
Twitter: @bso_Gina

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From: Aragon, Gabriel

Mr. Waltman - Please see the attached policies as requested reference "Checkpoints".

Thank you,

Sergeant Gabriel Aragon
Broward Sheriff's Office
Department of Professional Standards
Policy Unit Supervisor
2601 W. Broward Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, Fl 33312
Office (954) 321-4483
FAX (954) 321-4687

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Please note that Florida has a broad public records law, and that all correspondence sent to me via email may be subject to disclosure.

From: Curtis Waltman

Hi Sergeant Aragon,

Thank you for your help with this request, I really appreciate your quick and comprehensive work. Take care and have a great day.

Sincerely,
Curtis Waltman

From: Media Relations

Good afternoon,

The information you requested is attached. Please let me know if you need anything else.

Gina Carter
Public Information Officer
Broward Sheriff's Office
2601 West Broward Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312
Office: (954) 831-8300
gina_carter@sheriff.org<mailto:gina_carter@sheriff.org>
Twitter: @bso_Gina

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Please note that Florida has a broad public records law, and that all correspondence sent to me via email may be subject to disclosure.
Want to stay up-to-date about BSO events, crime trends and safety tips? Sign up for Sheriff Israel's e-Alerts at www.sheriff.org/e-Alerts<http://www.sheriff.org/e-Alerts>. Join our Facebook fan page at Broward Sheriff's Office (official) or follow us @browardsheriff on Twitter to receive important announcements and view photos related to BSO.

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