Drone proposals and policies

Katherine Fink filed this request with the Colorado State Patrol of Colorado.
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From: Katherine Fink

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Colorado Open Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

1. any requests for proposals, proposals submitted by vendors, contracts, budgets or cost allocations for the purchase, research of and/or use of aerial drones, UAs, UAVs, and UASs (hereinafter “drones”);
2. any policies, guidelines, manuals and/or instructions on the use of drones by police, including on the legal process required (such as a warrant or court order), if any, before operating a drone;
3. any departmental records concerning the use of and/or research of drones now or plans to use drones in the future including:
a. the types of investigations or instances in which this department is using or plans to use drones, or how it plans to support, manage or oversee the usage of drones by another department or office;
b. policies, guidelines, manuals and/or instructions on storage requirements or procedures for video or static images obtained through use of drones, including retention times;
c. the altitude at which drones can or do fly;
d. drones’ ability to carry weapons.

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 3 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Katherine Fink

From: Kimberly Ramsey

Good afternoon -

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Thank you,

*Kimberly Ramsey*
Colorado State Patrol
Central Records Unit
700 Kipling St.
Lakewood, CO 80215
303-239-4477 Office

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---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Joshua Lewis - CDPS <joshua.lewis@state.co.us>
Date: Sun, Sep 25, 2016 at 11:08 PM
Subject: Fwd: Colorado Open Records Act Request: Drone proposals and
policies
To: Kim Ramsey <kimberly.ramsey@state.co.us>
Thanks!

Trooper Josh Lewis
PIO, Colorado State Patrol
303-239-4500
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*From:* requests@muckrock.com
*Date:* September 25, 2016 at 20:52:42 MDT
*To:* Mike.Baker@state.co.us
*Subject:* *Colorado Open Records Act Request: Drone proposals and policies*

September 25, 2016
Colorado State Patrol
Colorado State Patrol
700 Kipling Street
Denver, CO 80215

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Colorado Open Records Act, I hereby request the following
records:

1. any requests for proposals, proposals submitted by vendors, contracts,
budgets or cost allocations for the purchase, research of and/or use of
aerial drones, UAs, UAVs, and UASs (hereinafter “drones”);
2. any policies, guidelines, manuals and/or instructions on the use of
drones by police, including on the legal process required (such as a
warrant or court order), if any, before operating a drone;
3. any departmental records concerning the use of and/or research of drones
now or plans to use drones in the future including:
a. the types of investigations or instances in which this department is
using or plans to use drones, or how it plans to support, manage or oversee
the usage of drones by another department or office;
b. policies, guidelines, manuals and/or instructions on storage
requirements or procedures for video or static images obtained through use
of drones, including retention times;
c. the altitude at which drones can or do fly;
d. drones’ ability to carry weapons.

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 3 business
days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Katherine Fink

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