COPS Grant applications - [IL] Cook County Sherrif

Freddy Martinez filed this request with the Cook County Sheriff of Cook County, IL.
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From: Freddy Martinez


To Whom It May Concern:

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

For the last five years (January 1, 2014 to the present) for all funds administrated by Department of Justice's Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) program, I am looking for any records:

- Communication between the DOJ COPS office and officials at the Cook County Sheriff in applying for any grants.
- The final grant application as submitted by Cook County Sheriff .
- Documents sufficient to show what programming the funds would be allocated for.
- Documents sufficient to show the size of the grants
- Documents sufficient to show if a grant was awarded, rejected and for what reasons (insufficient documentation, etc).

Please be aware that this request is being made by Open the Government, a nonpartisan coalition that works to strengthen democracy by creating a more transparent and accountable government. For that reason, we request a fee waiver in processing this request. We are also asking for expedited processing of this request.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions at 202 332 6736.

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,

Freddy Martinez

From: Cook County Sheriff

Dear Freddy Martinez:
Thank you for your interest in public records of the Cook County Sheriff's Office. Your request was received in this office on 10/18/2019 and given the reference number R002957-102219 for tracking purposes.
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From: Cook County Sheriff

Freddy Martinez,

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From: Cook County Sheriff

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RE: FOIA Request of October 18, 2019, Reference # R002957-102219

Dear Freddy Martinez,

Thank you for contacting the Cook County Sheriff's Office ("CCSO") pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA"), 5 ILCS 140/1 et seq. (2012).

Your request mentioned:
Requesting the following records:

For the last five years (January 1, 2014 to the present) for all funds administrated by Department of Justice's Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) program, I am looking for any records:

- Communication between the DOJ COPS office and officials at the Cook County Sheriff in applying for any grants.
- The final grant application as submitted by Cook County Sheriff.
- Documents sufficient to show what programming the funds would be allocated for.
- Documents sufficient to show the size of the grants.
- Documents sufficient to show if a grant was awarded, rejected and for what reasons (insufficicent documentation, etc).

Please be aware that this request is being made by Open the Government, a nonpartisan coalition that works to strengthen democracy by creating a more transparent and accountable government. For that reason, we request a fee waiver in processing this request. We are also asking for expedited processing of this request.

Please be advised that the CCSO is extending its time for response pursuant to 5 ILCS 140/3 as documents responsive to your request are still being generated. Please note that this correspondence does not serve to waive any exemptions available to this public body under FOIA. The CCSO will issue a response on or before 11/1.

Please contact us by replying to this email if you have any further concerns/questions related to this request.

Sincerely,

Elizabeth Scannell
Assistant General Counsel
Cook County Sheriff's Office
FOIA Officer/Legal Department
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From: Cook County Sheriff

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RE: FOIA Request of October 18, 2019, Reference # R002957-102219 Dear Freddy Martinez, Thank you for contacting the Cook County Sheriff's Office ("CCSO") pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA"), 5 ILCS 140/1 et seq. (2012). Your request mentioned: Requesting the following records:

For the last five years (January 1, 2014 to the present) for all funds administrated by Department of Justice's Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) program, I am looking for any records:

- Communication between the DOJ COPS office and officials at the Cook County Sheriff in applying for any grants.
- The final grant application as submitted by Cook County Sheriff.
- Documents sufficient to show what programming the funds would be allocated for.
- Documents sufficient to show the size of the grants.
- Documents sufficient to show if a grant was awarded, rejected and for what reasons (insufficicent documentation, etc).

Please be aware that this request is being made by Open the Government, a nonpartisan coalition that works to strengthen democracy by creating a more transparent and accountable government. For that reason, we request a fee waiver in processing this request. We are also asking for expedited processing of this request. Please be advised that the CCSO conducted a diligent search based on the information you provided. However, no records were found in response to your request. Please contact us by replying to this email if you have any further concerns/questions related to this request. Sincerely, Elizabeth Scannell
Assistant General Counsel Cook County Sheriff's Office FOIA Officer/Legal Department
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From: Freddy Martinez

Hi CCSAO officer,

Can your office provide an update to the request? I am unclear on its status.

Freddy

From: Cook County Sheriff

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