FOIA - Elgin Police Dept - PredPol Documents

J Ader filed this request with the Elgin Police Department of Elgin, IL.
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W027579-032718

Due April 3, 2018
Est. Completion None
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Awaiting Response

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From: J Ader

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Documentation on PredPol Predictive Policing Software (http://www.predpol.com/about/) including, but not limited to, the following:

- Initial Bid Documents
- Current and previous contracts with PredPol
- Requests for Proposals
- Memorandum(s) of Understanding
- Any privacy impact assessments
- Any instructional materials or presentations
- Use policies and standard operating procedures
- Data retention policies
- Letters of Interest
- Usage policies
- Any informal agreements that reference "PredPol" or otherwise guide it use or the relationship between this agency and the provider or developer of the software.

For reference and help in retrieving responsive documents, this program was publicly discussed in the following article:

"...police in suburban Elgin have been using PredPol, mostly for property crimes, since the first of the year [2013]. A spokesman said the department has not yet quantified numbers on its performance."
[source: http://www.predpol.com/predpol-featured-on-nbc-chicago/ ]

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.

Sincerely,

J Ader

From: Elgin Police Department

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

From: Elgin Police Department

--- Please respond above this line ---
04/03/2018
J Ader
DEPT MR 51858
Somerville, MA 02144-2516
RE: FOIA Request W027579-032718
Dear J Ader,
In response to your recent request for information, please click on the link below to receive responsive records.
My Records Center (http://il-elgin3.civicplus.com/index.aspx?NID=1569)

Please feel free to visit our website at www.cityofelgin.org/recordsrequest should you need additional information. (http://www.cityofelgin.org/recordsrequest)
Sincerely,
Maureen Kehoe
Police Department

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04/17/2018
J Ader
DEPT MR 51858
Somerville, MA 02144-2516
RE: FOIA Request W027579-032718
Dear J Ader,
In response to your recent request for information, please click on the link below to receive responsive records.
My Records Center (http://il-elgin3.civicplus.com/index.aspx?NID=1569)

Please feel free to visit our website at www.cityofelgin.org/recordsrequest should you need additional information. (http://www.cityofelgin.org/recordsrequest)
Sincerely,
Maureen Kehoe
Elgin Police Department

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