Public officials' social media retention policies

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Fairfax County Police Department of Fairfax County, VA.

It is a clone of this request.

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18-FOIA-042

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Completed

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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

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

- Absolutely any and all policies and procedures related to the use and retention of postings, comments, and direct messages by any social media page officially associated with this agency or a public official in its employ

- Absolutely any and all policies related to the retention of public officials' social media content related to public government business. Please include any such policies for Facebook, Twitter, Nextdoor, or any other social media platforms, including policies related to the retention of comments and reactions to posts, as well as direct messages and private conversations related to official business.

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,

Beryl Lipton

From: Fairfax County Police Department

Thank you for your Freedom of Information Act request. The Media Relations Bureau of the Fairfax County Police Department will process your request in the order it was received.

Media Relations Bureau
Fairfax County Police Department
Compliance Division
12099 Government Center Pkwy, 8th Floor
Fairfax, Virginia 22035
703-246-4561-Phone
703-246-4253 Fax
FCPDFOIA@fairfaxcounty.gov

From: Fairfax County Police Department

Fairfax County Police
Media Relations Bureau
12099 Government Center Parkway 8th Floor
Fairfax, Virginia 22035
(703) 246-4561
FCPDFOIA@fairfaxcounty.gov<mailto:FCPDFOIA@fairfaxcounty.gov>

From: Fairfax County Police Department

Beryl Lipton,

Thank you for submitting your VFOIA request to the Fairfax County Police Department (FCPD) on Wednesday, January, 24, 2018. As you know, FCPD responded to your request with FCPD records responsive to your request. The Office of Public Affairs (OPA) is responding separately with records responsive to your request:

-Fairfax County's countywide social media policy is available online at https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/publicaffairs/sites/publicaffairs/files/assets/documents/fairfax-county-social-media-policy.pdf.

-Fairfax County's website features an open public search of all official County posts online at http://fairfaxcounty.gov.archivesocial.com/.

The costs associated with responding to this request have been waived.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions.
Regards,

Amanda Kastl
Countywide FOIA Officer
Office of Public Affairs, Fairfax County

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