Fusion Center MOUs + MOAs (DeKalb County Police Department)

Emma Best filed this request with the DeKalb County Police Department of Dekalb County, GA.

It is a clone of this request.

Tracking #

26-44397-18

Multi Request Fusion Center MOUs + MOAs
Est. Completion None
Status
Fix Required

Communications

From: Emma Best


To Whom It May Concern:

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

Copies of the current or most recent memorandum of agreement (MOA) or memorandum of understanding (MOU) between your law enforcement agency and any fusion centers.

I am a member of the news media and request classification as such. I have previously written about the government and its activities, with some reaching over 100,000 readers. As such, as I have a reasonable expectation of publication and my editorial and writing skills are well established. In addition, I discuss and comment on the files online and make them available through non-profits such as the Internet Archive and MuckRock, disseminating them to a large audience. While my research is not limited to this, a great deal of it, including this, focuses on the activities and attitudes of the government itself. As such, it is not necessary for me to demonstrate the relevance of this particular subject in advance.

As my primary purpose is to inform about government activities by reporting on it and making the raw data available, I request that fees be waived.

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,

Emma Best

From: DeKalb County Police Department

Greetings:

Please provide us the name of the requestor (contact personnel), an a phone number regarding this request.

Thank you.

Ruth M. Bunsie
Administrative Specialist
DeKalb County Police Dept.
Support Services Div./Open Records
1960 W. Exchange Place
Tucker, GA 30084
Ph: 770-724-7474
Fax: 770-724-7814
DKPDOpenRecords@dekalbcountyga.gov<mailto:DKPDOpenRecords@dekalbcountyga.gov>

From: Emma Best

My name, Emma Best, was provided in the initial request. I prefer to keep all communications written, and would rather not risk anyone's fallible memory on a phone call.

From: DeKalb County Police Department

Greetings:

We have three (3) requests for your office that was responded to via USPS.
Please provide us a fax number and the responses will be forwarded to you.

Thank you

Ruth M. Bunsie
Administrative Specialist
DeKalb County Police Dept.
Support Services Div./Open Records
1960 W. Exchange Place
Tucker, GA 30084
Ph: 770-724-7474
Fax: 770-724-7814
DKPDOpenRecords@dekalbcountyga.gov<mailto:DKPDOpenRecords@dekalbcountyga.gov>

From: Muckrock Staff

Hello Ms. Bunsie,

Although we do not have a fax number, we do have a file upload link available in the footer of our emails and we can also receive messages via USPS (for this particular request, the address is: DEPT MR 57245, 411A Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA 02144). Could either of these options work? Otherwise, could we set up a time to speak by phone to figure out how best to receive these materials?

Thanks so much for your patience. I hope the new year is off to a good start.

From: DeKalb County Police Department

Greetings Ms. Best:

We acknowledge receipt of your request dated July 16, 2018 which was responded to on July 19, 2018 and sent via (USPS) mail to the address you provided.
A copy of that response is attached. I am not clear as to what you are requesting. We were not provided a telephone or fax number to contact you.
Please give us a call at 770-724-7474.

Thank you.

Ruth M. Bunsie
Administrative Specialist
DeKalb County Police Dept.
Support Services Div./Open Records
1960 W. Exchange Place
Tucker, GA 30084
Ph: 770-724-7474
Fax: 770-724-7814
DKPDOpenRecords@dekalbcountyga.gov<mailto:DKPDOpenRecords@dekalbcountyga.gov>

From: DeKalb County Police Department

Muckrock,

Please find attached correspondence mailed to you regarding your open record request. If you have any additional questions, please contact our office.

Thanks

DeKalb County Police Department ~ Open Records
1960 West Exchange Place, 4th Floor
Tucker, GA 30084
(O): (770) 724-7474
(F): (770) 724-7814
(E): DKPDOPENRECORDS@DEKALBCOUNTYGA.GOV<mailto:DKPDOPENRECORDS@DEKALBCOUNTYGA.GOV>

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