StarChase Tracking Device Logs (Florida Highway Patrol)

Sanjin, Open Source Fellow filed this request with the Florida Highway Patrol of Florida.
Tracking #

P451839-030621

Multi Request StarChase Tracking Device Logs
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Completed

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From: Sanjin, Open Source Fellow


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Florida Sunshine Law, I hereby request the following records:

I am seeking records sufficient to show the following:
-any usage or maintenance logs or records of usage, or deployment logs pertaining to the StarChase or sufficiently similar GPS tracking device used by the police department between the dates of February 2017 and September 1st, 2019
-contracts for the StarChase GPS trackers
-manuals for the use of the technology
-internal policies related to the deployment of the technology
-data sharing policies related to the collection of GPS information
-the list of officers that are trained in the deployment of the technology including Name, Badge number, and rank.

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.

Sincerely,

John Anderson

From: Muckrock Staff

To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following request, copied below. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: Florida Highway Patrol

Dear John Anderson, Thank you for contacting the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. In accordance with section 119.07(1)(c), Florida Statutes, receipt of your public records request is hereby acknowledged. You substantially seek the following records: "Records sufficient to show the following:
-any usage or maintenance logs or records of usage, or deployment logs pertaining to the StarChase or sufficiently similar GPS tracking device used by the police department between the dates of February 2017 and September 1st, 2019
-contracts for the StarChase GPS trackers
-manuals for the use of the technology
-internal policies related to the deployment of the technology
-data sharing policies related to the collection of GPS information
-the list of officers that are trained in the deployment of the technology including Name, Badge number, and rank.." Your public records request has been assigned Ref. # P451839-030621 for tracking purposes and been referred to the FHP Law Enforcement Operations for processing. Respectfully yours, Aerica Ramos FHP Regional Communications Centers DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAY SAFETY AND MOTOR VEHICLES
DRIVER LICENSE AND MOTOR VEHICLE RECORDS: Records requests are processed without delay; however, due to high volume of requests received in Bureau of Records, please allow two weeks' processing time from date of this message.

From: Florida Highway Patrol

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Use_of_StarChase_021319.pdf (https://u8387778.ct.sendgrid.net/ls/click?upn=6HtRfOYLt5fXvpttM-2FU1HcVdFma8T4JPB03lvS5GKz3pg2TxzjGQmAF4FIu1JKp-2BAK66RbsCFftb6i1w2PX2aPcRx7C9QfL1EI1hKNPDtpc7lN3CJ7FU7v8VDy0F6HxH90kJgYpO2L3w33YlAJxjJldDG5hcqc47W8TMbYSD71pgJ9NUpMmIAsGUTlLqC5BGkNQDlyNTqlWlqD9B1LNZcw-3D-3DN6c8_w29JqO4SSV4Ls8Fl86JasDz7sa8FAIThcj2aX5jmOvLTcgLpT2ZqqHr8BsM42eM5iXo9WKftHI-2BT-2FF-2Fs3RaKtDQhtiroONG5KnqX3xNg3ImwW6C0M9Movk2vrcE5P4cuNolqQfSlig-2BkW6qVL6364m78Z6U394ugBwV3EZzwUGqW9-2BPRi-2BaRksfstbYfVjlDamxq-2FwLJdr4bqb4ieSjz4KIra8uE5LSdxuUc-2F3f79YJlQ2tUrJcBsrbcwzm6xOyYb3VsqgYib4o-2FGlxWR6Iu13PjzvLUeBql8arHsLgMzVGcYfDGZMkoPeiZnCkB-2BK1EFGVuCTixNhLvIl4FY3AZGM0MgI3mqRgczeLAKXPGHGxaKxKT3jVn972XmoRrOZiZLpHtXrXitwTpSypwbbRJOg-3D-3D)

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Good morning, I have attached to this email the current operating procedure for the StarChase technology. The policy listed above should fulfill the records request for the policy portion. Please let me know if you need anything else.

From: Florida Highway Patrol

Greetings,
In response to your request:
FHP did not deploy StarChase technology until February of 2019; deployment tracking for February 2019 through September 1, 2019 is attached.
StarChase was purchased under the GSA program; there is not a contract per se'.
Please see attached manuals, current directives and training roster.
Take care.
Florida Highway Patrol
SL Office
115 S. Andrews Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
February 25, 2021
This is a follow up to a previous request:
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Florida Sunshine Law request, copied below, and originally submitted on Sept. 12, 2019. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.
Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com>
Upload documents directly: https://www.muckrock.com/
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For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 80302
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516
PLEASE NOTE: This request is not filed by a MuckRock staff member, but is being sent through MuckRock by the above in order to better track, share, and manage public records requests. Also note that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.
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On Oct. 26, 2020:
Subject: RE: Florida Sunshine Law Request: StarChase Tracking Device Logs (Florida Highway Patrol)
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following request, copied below. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.
---
On Sept. 12, 2019:
Subject: Florida Sunshine Law Request: StarChase Tracking Device Logs (Florida Highway Patrol)
To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Florida Sunshine Law, I hereby request the following records:
I am seeking records sufficient to show the following:
-any usage or maintenance logs or records of usage, or deployment logs pertaining to the StarChase or sufficiently similar GPS tracking device used by the police department between the dates of February 2017 and September 1st, 2019
-contracts for the StarChase GPS trackers
-manuals for the use of the technology
-internal policies related to the deployment of the technology
-data sharing policies related to the collection of GPS information
-the list of officers that are trained in the deployment of the technology including Name, Badge number, and rank.
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.
Sincerely,
John Anderson
Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com>
Upload documents directly: https://www.muckrock.com/
Is this email coming to the wrong contact? Something else wrong? Use the above link to let us know.
For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 80302
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516
PLEASE NOTE: This request is not filed by a MuckRock staff member, but is being sent through MuckRock by the above in order to better track, share, and manage public records requests. Also note that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.

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Captain Peter A. Bergstresser
Florida Highway Patrol
Chief of Public Affairs
2900 Apalachee Pkwy. MS 44
Tallahassee, Florida 32399
Phone: (850) 617-2378
Fax: (850) 617-5108
PeterBergstresser@flhsmv.gov<mailto:PeterBergstresser@flhsmv.gov>
www.flhsmv.gov/fhp<http://www.flhsmv.gov/fhp>

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From: Florida Highway Patrol

Greetings,
In response to your request:
FHP did not deploy StarChase technology until February of 2019; deployment tracking for February 2019 through September 1, 2019 is attached.
StarChase was purchased under the GSA program; there is not a contract per se'.
Please see attached manuals, current directives and training roster.
Take care.
Florida Highway Patrol
SL Office
115 S. Andrews Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
February 25, 2021
This is a follow up to a previous request:
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Florida Sunshine Law request, copied below, and originally submitted on Sept. 12, 2019. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.
Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com>
Upload documents directly: https://www.muckrock.com/
Is this email coming to the wrong contact? Something else wrong? Use the above link to let us know.
For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 80302
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516
PLEASE NOTE: This request is not filed by a MuckRock staff member, but is being sent through MuckRock by the above in order to better track, share, and manage public records requests. Also note that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.
---
On Oct. 26, 2020:
Subject: RE: Florida Sunshine Law Request: StarChase Tracking Device Logs (Florida Highway Patrol)
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following request, copied below. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.
---
On Sept. 12, 2019:
Subject: Florida Sunshine Law Request: StarChase Tracking Device Logs (Florida Highway Patrol)
To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Florida Sunshine Law, I hereby request the following records:
I am seeking records sufficient to show the following:
-any usage or maintenance logs or records of usage, or deployment logs pertaining to the StarChase or sufficiently similar GPS tracking device used by the police department between the dates of February 2017 and September 1st, 2019
-contracts for the StarChase GPS trackers
-manuals for the use of the technology
-internal policies related to the deployment of the technology
-data sharing policies related to the collection of GPS information
-the list of officers that are trained in the deployment of the technology including Name, Badge number, and rank.
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.
Sincerely,
John Anderson
Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com>
Upload documents directly: https://www.muckrock.com/
Is this email coming to the wrong contact? Something else wrong? Use the above link to let us know.
For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 80302
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516
PLEASE NOTE: This request is not filed by a MuckRock staff member, but is being sent through MuckRock by the above in order to better track, share, and manage public records requests. Also note that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.

______________________________________________________________________
CAUTION: This email originated from outside of the organization.
Do not click links or open attachments unless you recognize the sender and know the content is safe.
This email has been scanned by the Symantec Email Security.cloud service.
______________________________________________________________________

Captain Peter A. Bergstresser
Florida Highway Patrol
Chief of Public Affairs
2900 Apalachee Pkwy. MS 44
Tallahassee, Florida 32399
Phone: (850) 617-2378
Fax: (850) 617-5108
PeterBergstresser@flhsmv.gov<mailto:PeterBergstresser@flhsmv.gov>
www.flhsmv.gov/fhp<http://www.flhsmv.gov/fhp>

______________________________________________________________________
This email originated from a Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles email address.
Always use caution when clicking links or opening attachments unless you recognize the sender and know the content is safe.
Please Note: Florida has very broad public records laws. Unless a statutory exemption applies, emails are subject to public disclosure.
This email has been scanned by the Symantec Email Security.cloud service.
______________________________________________________________________

From: Sanjin, Open Source Fellow

Hi,

Thanks so much for your help with this request! I really appreciate it.

Sincerely,
John Anderson, with Lucy Parsons Labs

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