Local protest policies and surveillance - Cleveland, OH (RNC)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Cuyahoga County Sheriff of Cuyahoga County, OH.

It is a clone of this request.

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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Ohio Open Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

→ Any and all communications (electronic, hard copy, or otherwise), associated attachments, exhibits, and related files sent to and from any representatives of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Homeland Security and any representatives, officers, or other officials of this agency from the period

• July 17 - July 21, 2016

and any other such materials related to protests and police activities that occurred on those dates.

→ Any and all contracts, memorandums of understanding, other memos, directives, policies, protocols, procedures, talking points, training materials, or related materials entered into between this agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Homeland Security at any point between January 1, 2010 and the date on which this request is processed.

→ Any and all communications (electronic, hard copy, or otherwise), associated attachments, exhibits, and related files, as well as all contracts, memorandums of understanding, other memos, directives, policies, protocols, procedures, talking points, training materials, or related materials entered into between this agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Homeland Security regarding the Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting Initiative and system and the placement of individuals and/or groups and organizations during the aforementioned days.

→ Any and all communications (electronic, hard copy, or otherwise), associated attachments, exhibits, and related files, as well as all contracts, memorandums of understanding, other memos, directives, policies, protocols, procedures, talking points, training materials, or related materials regarding the proposed or actual deployment and use of International Mobile Subscriber Identity (IMSI) catchers during the aforementioned days.

→ Any and all multimedia--including, but not limited to, video footage, audio files, photographs, etc.--captured or in the possession of this agency from during the aforementioned days, as well as any available indices, logs, or similar records indicating the existence of or consideration of producing such multimedia.

→ Any and all records or communications---including, but not limited to, emails, policies, protocols, memos, operation manuals--regarding the use of social media monitoring during the aforementioned days.

→ Any and all contracts (as well as associated exhibits and attachments), memorandums of understanding, other memos, directives, policies, protocols, procedures, talking points, training materials, communications (electronic, hard copy, or otherwise) or related materials
regarding the use of social media surveillance software, including but not limited to programs such as Geofeedia, LifeRaft and Media Sonar.

→ Any and all files, records, communications (electronic, hard copy, or otherwise), contracts, memorandums of understanding, other memos, directives, policies, protocols, procedures, talking points, training materials, or related materials regarding the compilation, correlation, and analysis of information on particular individuals or individuals associated with or present at during the aforementioned days.

→ Any and all files, records, communications (electronic, hard copy, or otherwise), contracts, memorandums of understanding, other memos, directives, policies, protocols, procedures, talking points, training materials, or related materials regarding the deployment and use of aerial surveillance vehicles or drones during the aforementioned 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 would request your response within ten (10) business days.

Sincerely,

Beryl C.D. Lipton

From: Judy Blatnik

Beryl C.D. Lipton

MuchRock

DEPT MR 27716

411A Highland Ave.

Somerville, MA 02144-2516

Dear Beryl C.D. Lipton,

The Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Department has received your public records request dated Thursday, August 11, 2016 to the Sheriff's Webpage and received Friday, August 12, 2016. In your email, you requested public records regarding the Republican National Convention and other records related to the RNC. The received original request is attached to this email.

The Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Department is reviewing your request, and a response will be sent in a reasonable amount of time. Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me.

Sincerely,

Judith A. Blatnik, MS
Public Records Manager/Secretary
Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Department
1215 West 3rd Street
Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 443-6130
jblatnik@cuyahogacounty.us

From: Judy Blatnik

Dear Beryl Lipton,

Your request is being processed and is in legal review. The information available to you, pursuant to the Ohio Public Records Laws, will be sent in a reasonable amount of time.

Sincerely,

Judith A. Blatnik, MS
Public Records Manager/Secretary
Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Department
1215 West 3rd Street
Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 443-6130
jblatnik@cuyahogacounty.us

From: Judy Blatnik

Dear Beryl C. D. Lipton,

In your email dated August 11, 2016, you had stated that you preferred the response to be sent to you electronically. Please find the response to your public records request attached to this email.

Sincerely,

Judy

Judith A. Blatnik, MS
Public Records Manager/Secretary
Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Department
1215 West 3rd Street
Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 443-6130
jblatnik@cuyahogacounty.us

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