Geofeedia Inc. Contracts, Invoice - Social Media Surveillance Policies (Dallas Police Department)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Dallas Police Department of Dallas, TX.
Tracking # OR2017-07551
Status
Rejected

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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Any and all contracts (as well as all associated amendments, exhibits, and materials), memorandums of understanding, and other equivalent agreements entered into by this agency with Geofeedia LLC or any other social media surveillance software or equipment company, including, but not limited to, the following:

• Brightplanet
• Geofeedia
• Intrado Inc.
• LifeRaft
• Magnet Forensics
• Media Sonar
• Signal Corporation
• ZeroFOX

Responsive materials should include but not be limited to:

• the initial Invitation to Bid, Request for Proposal, or equivalent call for contractors
• the responsive materials provided by the winning bidder
• other bidder responses
• the current contract
• all exhibits
• all amendments
• all performance work statements
• all deliverables inventories
• all invoices related to the deliverance of software, services, or goods

Please also include all policies and directive materials related to:
• the acquisition of social media surveillance software by individual officers and representatives of this agency
• the use of social media surveillance by individual officers and representatives of this agency
• the use of social media by individual officers and representatives of this agency

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 10 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

From: Monjaras, Aurelia

December 21, 2016

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Beryl Lipton
DEPT MR 30974
411A Highland Ave.
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

RE: Public Information Request Number 2016-28947

Sir / Madam:

The Open Records Team has received your request for information pursuant to the Public Information Act.

The information you requested will require additional time to retrieve. Factors affecting your request will depend upon the information you are requesting and the divisions, sections or units responsible for retrieving that information. With this in mind, the information you are requesting will be ready for retrieving within 20 business days from the date of this letter and by 10:00 am.

The Open Records Team apologizes for this delay in fulfilling your request. If you need any information, please feel free to contact the Open Records Team by calling 214-671-3148.

Sincerely,

Open Records Unit
Office of the Chief of Staff
Dallas Police Department
1400 South Lamar Street
Dallas, Texas 75215

From: Beryl Lipton

Hi there!

Thanks so much for the update! Happy holidays!

Best wishes,
Beryl

From: Dallas Police Department

The request has been rejected by the agency.

From: Rolfe, Latoya

February 7, 2017

Beryl Lipton,

Open Records Request Number 2016-28947

Your request for information pursuant to the Public Information Act has been received by the Dallas Police Department's Open Records Team, and was forwarded to the appropriate units for a response to your request. The information maintained by the Police Department has been collected and is ready for release. However, if the requested information contains confidential information, your request will be sent to the Texas Attorney General's Office for review. If this is the case, you will receive a letter from the Dallas City Attorney's Office. At this time, the amount if picked up in person is $0.30. If you would like it mailed to you please send a check or money order in the amount of $0.88 made payable to the City of Dallas and mail to the below address:

Dallas Police Department
1400 South Lamar Street
Dallas, Texas 75215

Attention: Open Records Team

Business hours for pick up are Monday thru Friday from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. Also, if you are unable to pick up yourself please inform us via email and provide the first and last name of the person authorized to pick up for you. Everyone picking up is required to show ID at the time of pick up.

If you need any additional information, please feel free to contact the Open Records Team by calling 214-671-3148.

Sincerely,

Open Record Team
Dallas Police Department
1400 South Lamar Street
Dallas, Texas 75215

From: MuckRock

To Whom It May Concern:

Please find enclosed a check for $0.88 to satisfy the fee associated with the attached public records request.

Thank you.

From: Dallas Police Department

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: Rolfe, Latoya

This was processed and mailed on March 10, 2017 please contact our office if you do not receive anything in the mail in ten business days.

Latoya Rolfe #9319
Senior Corporal of Police
Open Records Unit
Office of the Chief of Staff
Dallas Police Department
1400 South Lamar Street | Dallas, Texas 75215
(214) 671-3372 (latoya.rolfe@dpd.ci.dallas.tx.us<mailto:latoya.rolfe@dpd.ci.dallas.tx.us>)

OPEN RECORDS NOTICE: This e-mail and responses may be subject to Texas Open Records laws and can be disclosed to the public upon request. Please respond accordingly.

CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This communication is intended only for the use of the individual or entity to which it is addressed and may contain information that is privileged, confidential, and exempt from disclosure under applicable law. If you are not the intended recipient of this information, you are notified that any use, dissemination, distribution, or copying of the communication is strictly prohibited, and requested to reply hereto or notify sender by other immediate means of the misdelivery.

From: Dallas Police Department

The request has been rejected by the agency.

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