Law enforcement informal and formal settlement data and reports (Detroit Police Department)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Detroit Police Department of Detroit, MI.

It is a clone of this request.

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Multi Request Law enforcement informal and formal settlement data and reports
Est. Completion July 22, 2020
Payment Required


From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Materials related to and sufficient to show all instances of alleged or actual inappropriate or illegal behavior or actions resulting in compensation or expenditures involving this agency.

Responsive materials include records of all settlements (formal and informal) and payments to which this agency was or is a party for the period from January 1, 2010 through the date this request is processed. Responsive materials include those for matters and legal claims resolved prior to the initiation of any litigation.

In particular, materials responsive to this request include all reports, lists, databases, spreadsheets, and other documentation detailing incidents of legal claims or other allegations requiring compensation for claimants, attorneys, or any other party.

If spreadsheets or similar documents are available in response to this request, please provide all segregable data, including but not limited to:

The nature of the claim or legal matter
The claimant and other parties involved
The relevant case and tracking numbers for court and internal systems
The date the lawsuit was served or litigation commenced
The final disposition or current status of the case, including whether a case is still pending
The amount spent to date as a result of the legal engagement
The amount paid to any parties related to the legal claim, including any city payout and any non-monetary compensation

If you have any questions about this request, please contact the email address associated with this request or leave a message at 617-299-1832.

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.


Beryl Lipton

From: Detroit Police Department

Please see attached information.

Angela T. Jones
Angela T. Jones
Legal Secretary
City of Detroit Law Department
2 Woodward Avenue, Suite 500
Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: 313-237-2693
Email address:<>

From: Detroit Police Department

A letter stating the requester must agree to or prepay assessed or estimated fees in order for the agency to continue processing the request.

From: Detroit Police Department


Please reference the letter you previously received and direct your inquiry to the paralegal or attorney that was assigned to handle your FOIA request. That person's information was provided in the letter that you were sent for your convenience. I am working from home most days due to Covid-19. I don't have access to any records or their turnaround time.

Have a great day,

Angela T. Jones
Legal Secretary - FOIA
City of Detroit Law Department

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