Contracts and Emails with Grayshift (Detroit Police Department)

Joseph Cox filed this request with the Detroit Police Department of Detroit, MI.
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Multi Request Contracts and Emails with Grayshift


From: Joseph Cox

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Michigan's Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA"), I hereby request the following records:

### Background ###

Grayshift is a company providing law enforcement agencies with access to smartphones. A widely circulated media report on the company can be found here:

### Request ###

I hereby request the following records:

- All invoices, purchases orders, contracts, loan agreements, procurement documents (but not limited to solicitation documents or notices of proposed contracts, proposed bids, unsolicited proposals, and/or documents justifying contracting without full and open competition), relating to purchases of products from Grayshift.
- All email correspondence with Grayshift from 1st September 2016 to the present.
- All marketing material related to Grayshift from 1st September 2016 to the present.

In order to help to determine my status to assess fees, you should know that I am a journalist writing for Motherboard, VICE's science and technology site, and that this request is being made as part of news gathering.

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.


Joseph Cox

From: Detroit Police Department

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: Detroit Police Department

A no responsive documents response.

From: Joseph Cox

Thanks for the response—appreciated.

From: Detroit Police Department

That was responded to.

Jack Dietrich, Supervising Assistant Corporation Counsel City of Detroit Law Department

This communication, along with any attachments, is intended only for the use of the addressee and contains legally privileged and confidential information. If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution or copying of any information contained in, or attached to this communication, is strictly prohibited and you are requested to contact the sender for instructions to return the document.