|Submitted||Feb. 16, 2019|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the California Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:
Per the California Public Records Act (Govt. Code 6250-6270), I am writing to request the following information from your office for the period January 1, 2015 to the date of this letter.
Number, if any, of Facial Recognition software or Facial Recognition-enabled equipment in place with this department or agency. Please specify if software has been purchased or if services are performed by outside contractors for the department or agency. Please include pilot or testing programs within the scope of this request
Any documents or correspondence during the period encompassing this request regarding possible or planned acquisition of Facial Recognition software packages, Facial Recognition-enabled equipment or service agreements.
Any existing or proposed usage policies regarding the use of Facial Recognition software or Facial Recognition-enabled equipment, including protocols, training documents, data storage procedures and prohibited activities.
Any current or past litigation involving or referencing this department or agency involving the use of Facial Recognition software or Facial Recognition-enabled equipment.
Please notify me when this information is available .
Thank you for your attention to this request and for your prompt reply within 10 days.
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 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.
Aaron Swartz Day Police Surveillance Project
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following California Public Records Act request, copied below, and originally submitted on Feb. 16, 2019. 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.
Mr. Aaron Swartz
Day Police Surveillance Project
In response to your public records requested of February 17, 2019 for information on Facial Recognition Software owned by this department or agency for the period January 1, 2015 to February 17, 2019. Please be advised that the City of Calexico Police Department does not own any Facial Recognition Software therefore we have no records responsive to this request.
Thank you for your attention in this matter. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call (760) 768-2102 for assistance.
Gabriela T. Garcia
City Clerk’s Office
City of Calexico
608 Heber Avenue
Calexico, CA 92231
Tel: (760) 768-2102
Fax: (760) 768-2103