Riot Gear Budgeting Data (Buffalo Police Department)

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Buffalo Police Department of Buffalo, NY.
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From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:

The date range for this request is 1/1/12 to the date this request is processed on.

Budgeting and financial data, spending reports, and cost breakdowns concerning expenditures on:

-Tear gas

-Pepper spray (Oleoresin Capsicum)

-Smoke grenades or concussion grenades

-Chemical munitions launchers

-Rubber bullets

-Batons

-Riot shields

-Protective gear such as helmets, body armor, gloves, etc.

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,

Curtis Waltman

From:

The Buffalo Police Department is in receipt of your request.

Please allow this letter to serve as acknowledgement of same pursuant to
New York Public Officer's Law.

Due to the volume of request as well as the research time needed to fulfill
your request, please be advised that I will make every attempt to have this
responded to within approximately 20 days.

Mark Antonio
Captain
CIR/CCB

From:

After conferring with our budget examiner, this request could take of
couple of months to complete as he is busy doing year end budget files and
will complete and forward to me when he is able.

Mark Antonio
Captain
CIR/CCB

May 16, 2017
Buffalo Police Department
Buffalo Police Department
74 Franklin Street
Buffalo, NY 14202

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws
ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:

The date range for this request is 1/1/12 to the date this request is
processed on.

Budgeting and financial data, spending reports, and cost breakdowns
concerning expenditures on:

-Tear gas

-Pepper spray (Oleoresin Capsicum)

-Smoke grenades or concussion grenades

-Chemical munitions launchers

-Rubber bullets

-Batons

-Riot shields

-Protective gear such as helmets, body armor, gloves, etc.

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,

Curtis Waltman

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From:

Capt. Antonio is out of the office for a few weeks.
If you don't hear from him on your request in a few
weeks, please contact him again.

Thanks;

Kelly Glinski
Report technician

From:

Curtis,

This request is still be compiled by the Department's budget office.

Mark Antonio
Captain
CIR/CCB

From:

(See attached file: muck rock vest batons spray etc.xlsx)

This is the response to your request pertaining to Riot Gear Budgeting,
etc.

Mark Antonio
Captain
CIR/CCB

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