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

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the El Paso Police Department of El Paso, TX.
Tracking # OR2017-01306
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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 Brightplaent, Geofeedia, Intrado Inc, LifeRaft, Magnet Forensics, Media Sonar, Signal Corporation, and 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 related to the acquisition and use of social media use and surveillance 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: The City of El Paso Public Information Center

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Good afternoon. Please see the attached letter regarding your request.
Sincerely,
Mary La Rue
Certified Paralegal
(915) 212-4005

From: The City of El Paso Public Information Center

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From: The City of El Paso Public Information Center

Dear Beryl Lipton:

Please be advised that if you wish to check on the status of an already submitted request or submit a new request, you should visit the City of El Paso Public Information Center by clicking here. (http://home.elpasotexas.gov/open-records/records.php)
Description: TO: [ElPaso@mycusthelp.net]November 25, 2016El Paso Police DepartmentEl Paso Police Dept. Records Division911N. Raynor St.El Paso, TX 79903This is a follow up to a previous request:To Whom It May Concern:I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 27, 2016. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.---On Nov. 10, 2016:

City of El Paso
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To Whom It May Concern:

Please find enclosed a check for $3.00 to satisfy the fee associated with the attached public records request.

Thank you.

From: El Paso Police Department

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: El Paso Police Department

A cover letter granting the request and outlining any exempted materials, if any.

From: El Paso Police Department

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

From: The City of El Paso Public Information Center

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01/26/2017
VIA ELECTRONIC MAIL (requests@muckrock.com)Beryl Lipton
DEPT MR 29268
411A Highland Ave
Somerville MA 02144-2516
Re:  Open Record Request #
W044026-103116
Dear Beryl Lipton:
Your request, received 10/27/2016, has been forwarded to me and is being treated as a request for records under the Texas Public Information Act (Tex. Gov't Code Ann. §552.001
et seq.).  You requested the following information:

"...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 Brightplaent, Geofeedia, Intrado Inc, LifeRaft, Magnet Forensics, Media Sonar, Signal Corporation, and 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 goodsPlease also include:• all policies related to the acquisition and use of social media use and surveillance by individual officers and representatives of this agencyThe 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".Please click on the link below to view the City's response to your information request.  The document is available in an electronic format; therefore, there will be no charge for this response and your request is now considered closed.
The City of El Paso Public Information Center (http://mygovhelp.info/elpaso/_cs/supporthome.aspx?sSessionID=)
Sincerely,
Mary La Rue
Certified Paralegal
City of El Paso
Office of the City Attorney
(915) 212-4005

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