request for body cameras and incident reports for the encosed police encounter.

Mike Davis filed this request with the Buffalo Police Department of Buffalo, NY.
Status
Rejected

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From: Mike Davis


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York Freedom of Information Law, I hereby request the following records:

https://www.facebook.com/ruweyda.munye/videos/10215359007162256/

It is believed that the incident took place on or around June 28 2020, this request is to seek the body camera footage from all officers on scene for the event including the video Lieutenant DeLong announced he was recording in the video as well as any incident report generated by any of the present officers.

This request is being submitted within the body camera footage purge timeframe.

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 look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Mike Davis

From: Buffalo Police Department

Re: FOIL Request: (Lt Delong Body Cam)

The City of Buffalo Police Department (BPD) is in receipt of your Freedom
of Information Law request. Please allow this letter to serve as an
acknowledgment of your request pursuant to New York State Public Officer’s
Law, Section 89, entitled Freedom of Information Law.

Be advised that the BPD has researched your request for information
pertaining to an incident that occurred on or around 06/28/20. In
accordance with Public Officers Law 87(2)(e)(i)) an agency may deny access
to records that are compiled for law enforcement purposes if disclosure
would interfere with criminal investigations or judicial proceedings.
According to Internal Affairs this case is still pending therefore your
request is denied.

Please be advised that you have the right to appeal any denial contained
herein in writing within thirty (30) days. Appeals must be directed to
Timothy A Ball, Corporation Counsel, City of Buffalo Law Department, 1100
City Hall, Buffalo, NY 14202.


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Subject
RE: New York Freedom of Information
Law Request: request for body
cameras and incident reports for
the encosed police encounter.





Buffalo Police Department
FOIL Office
74 Franklin Street
Buffalo, NY 14202

December 8, 2020

This is a follow up to a previous request:

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following New York Freedom of Information Law
request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 30, 2020. 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.

Filed via MuckRock.com
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For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 97299
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PLEASE NOTE: This request is not filed by a MuckRock staff member, but is
being sent through MuckRock by the above in order to better track, share,
and manage public records requests. Also note that improperly addressed
(i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the
department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.

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On June 30, 2020:
Subject: New York Freedom of Information Law Request: request for body
cameras and incident reports for the encosed police encounter.

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York Freedom of Information Law, I hereby request the
following records:

https://www.facebook.com/ruweyda.munye/videos/10215359007162256/

It is believed that the incident took place on or around June 28 2020, this
request is to seek the body camera footage from all officers on scene for
the event including the video Lieutenant DeLong announced he was recording
in the video as well as any incident report generated by any of the present
officers.

This request is being submitted within the body camera footage purge
timeframe.

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
look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business
days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Mike Davis

Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com
Upload documents directly:
https://www.muckrock.com/

Is this email coming to the wrong contact? Something else wrong? Use the
above link to let us know.

For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 97299
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

PLEASE NOTE: This request is not filed by a MuckRock staff member, but is
being sent through MuckRock by the above in order to better track, share,
and manage public records requests. Also note that improperly addressed
(i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the
department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.

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