Chicago Facial Recognition Officers (Office of Emergency Management and Communications)

Brian Waters filed this request with the Office of Emergency Management and Communications of Chicago, IL.
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F200318-021120

Multi Request Chicago Facial Recognition Officers
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Communications

From: Brian Waters


To Whom It May Concern:

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

I am seeking a list of all Chicago PD officers who have access to facial recognition technology. Please provide any lists, rosters, or logs which show which officers have been trained on, certified in, granted access to, or actually used facial recognition technology.

This request seeks records pertaining to all of CPD. Please DO NOT limit your search to just the bureau of detectives.

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,

Brian Waters

From: Office of Emergency Management and Communications

Dear Brian :

Thank you for your interest in information from the Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC). Your FOIA request has been received and is being processed. Your FOIA Center reference number for tracking purposes is: F200318-021120
You have requested the following records: To Whom It May Concern:

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

I am seeking a list of all Chicago PD officers who have access to facial recognition technology. Please provide any lists, rosters, or logs which show which officers have been trained on, certified in, granted access to, or actually used facial recognition technology.

This request seeks records pertaining to all of CPD. Please DO NOT limit your search to just the bureau of detectives.

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,

Brian Waters

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From: Office of Emergency Management and Communications

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FFICE OF MERGENCY ANAGEMENT ND OMMUNICATIONS
CITY OF CHICAGO
February 11, 2020
Mr. Brian Waters
MuckRock News Dept
MR87735 411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA  02144
requests@muckrock.com
Dear Brian: RE: FOIA Request #F200318-021120
On behalf of the Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC), I am responding to your Freedom of Information (FOIA) request that our office received on February 11, 2020, wherein you requested the following information: "Pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act., I hereby request the following records:

I am seeking a list of all Chicago PD officers who have access to facial recognition technology. Please provide any lists, rosters, or logs which show which officers have been trained on, certified in, granted access to, or actually used facial recognition technology. This request seeks records pertaining to all of CPD. Please DO NOT limit your search to just the bureau of detectives.
Upload documents directly: https://https://www.muckrock.comhttps://accounts.muckrock.com/accounts/login/?url_auth_token=AAAUgKrPDOzkpVvOc_l8VxhL-TI%3A1j1SG3%3Ai19WSjUzzJToeLBzsp7f6c_g3kA&next=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.muckrock.com%2Faccounts%2Flogin%2F%3Fnext%3D%252Faccounts%252Fagency_login%252Foffice-of-emergency-communications-6313%252Fchicago-facial-recognition-officers-office-of-emergency-management-and-communications-87735%252F%253Femail%253DOEMCFOIA%252540cityofchicago.org"
Please be advised the OEMC is not the keeper of records for "lists of all Chicago PD officers who have access to facial recognition technology."
Sincerely, Be aware that each City department is a “public body” under Section 2 of FOIA, 5 ILCS 140/2(a). See Duncan Publishing, Inc. v. City of Chicago, 304 Ill. App. 3d 778, 784, 709 N.E.2d 1281, 1286 (1 ST Dist. 1999) (“Clearly, each of the individual departments are subsidiary bodies of the City and are ‘public bodies’ as defined by the FOIA.”)  A FOIA request must be directed to the department that maintains the records you are seeking.  Please visit the City’s website @ https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/narr/foia/foia_contacts.html for a list of City FOIA Departments and the records each maintains. (https://u8387778.ct.sendgrid.net/ls/click?upn=6HtRfOYLt5fXvpttM-2FU1HUXWS5UWL2MEuzw5rfcQWybG-2FwSQraizfRYeAgS51lK1-2FEWoIkoQD3rbS4RM9xUYW0fGpY0G-2Fl6t01HxArUFVLw-3DrtMF_SHgK0ZDXiESRRXoeS2jGkLHjpnLFywdXUUAIvycwKa5VvKgeKdGKqPLhXLQUI6oyVXcjJau2hE-2FzXqrBxpACO5Avdnw1zdux81HkO8qzNx6FZ-2FUgIROPXmogd2Xg2WXwHSBQXe5CtPEE68XmLpcfKSOvqtm-2BI8e7EP0KzJ0CUzRpk8svsoerXaZ5WTaMoEEWudyIq1vVQgEVywjrgNfd6-2BpgmvksLPOhZEvk98lkgbldyqL7Sl6rKpYXVtoA4OCevVasjv-2BGp-2FjHuC2C5LAus8pkf3Xq0YmODnURjOLdrO-2Ba23t8I9mbJBjhj0r1ZySBU0po3hSR0v6QXtLHD6hOd-2FeFNw8RvSQsW-2BRtMijMNX9AI7tFlqMKSg-2BBkNgd6t6qYR8W022IvefN6yrucLZ2vTzL96Bio1Y-2BsXLi7qgafH8-3D)
M. G. Tracy OEMC FOIA
Freedom of Information Officer
Office of Emergency Management & Communications
312-746-9403
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