Drone surveillance (Chesapeake City Police Department)

Michael Allan Nemcosky jr filed this request with the Chesapeake City Police Department of Chesapeake, VA.
Multi Request Drone surveillance


From: Tom Nash

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Virginia Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

I’m requesting information regarding the use of drone surveillance in Chesapeake VA. I’m requesting what rights to privacy can one assume as a private citizen if any programs do exists. If drones are being used by any law enforcement agencies I am also requesting the grounds to what the purpose of their use currently is and if any experimental use of surveillance being used on the general public.

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.

Please note that I am a citizen of Virginia, and am using MuckRock's services to help manage and track my request.


Tom Nash

From: Chesapeake City Police Department

Mr. Nash,

I have received your recent FOIA request on April 11, 2019 in reference to the Chesapeake Police Department's Drone surveillance. This request was not received in March as mentioned in your email. Could you please clarify what you are requesting. Are you looking for the approved uses and omissions in our policy and procedures on Drone Use? Thank you. Deanna

Deanna J. Powell
Customer Service Clerk III
Chesapeake Police Department
Central Records
304 Albemarle Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23322
(757) 382-8305
(757) 382-8338 (fax)

From: Michael Allan Nemcosky jr

Yes anything regarding drone policy is what I’m looking for.

From: Chesapeake City Police Department

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: Chesapeake City Police Department

Mr. Nash,

Your response was mailed out last Thursday. If you do not receive it this week, please let me know. Thank you. Deanna