Law enforcement informal and formal settlement data and reports

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Evergreen Park Police Department of Evergreen Park, IL.
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Illinois 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

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: Evergreen Park Police Department

Mr./Ms. Lipton,
In response to your extensive FOIA submitted below, please note:
The Evergreen Park Police are requesting an extension of 10 days (revised due date 8/13/20) based on the following:
With a 10 year requested window, requested records are stored whole or in part at a off-site location.Records require examination for personal and private informationRecords require examination for exemptible and redactable informationThis FOIA request cannot be complied within the time limits without unduly burdening the daily operationsof the Public Body.

Please confirm extension request. 

Frank J. Clarin

Records Supervisor

Evergreen Park Police Department

9420 S. Kedzie Ave

Evergreen Park, IL 60805

Phone: 708/229-8178

Fax: 708/422-1646


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Your request reference number is Request Number: 2020-164.

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