Facial recognition software and marketing - February 2019 (Fort Worth Police Department)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Fort Worth Police Department of Fort Worth, TX .
Tracking #

W082469-031119

Multi Request Facial recognition software and marketing - February 2019
Status
Completed

Communications

From: Beryl Lipton


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Records and materials related to the solicitation, acquisition, and use of face recognition technology and related software and services.

This software or services may be provided by Rekognition, Face++, and FaceFirst; this request is applicable to these and any other company providing facial recognition services under consideration or contract with this agency.

Materials responsive materials include but are not limited to:

• Agreements: contracts (including non-disclosure agreements), licensing agreements, nondisclosure agreements

• Bid records: Requests For Proposal (or equivalent calls for bids), sole source or limited source justification and approval documentation, documentation of selection, and other materials generated in the consideration and selection of the technology in question

• Company relations and communications: records related to meetings or follow-up actions with any vendors, companies, or other private entities marketing face recognition to this agency for immigration, intelligence, law enforcement, or other use.

• Financial records: purchase orders, invoices, and other memoranda and documentation.

• Marketing records: All marketing materials - unsolicited, requested, or otherwise - acquired from vendors of face recognition technology

• Policy records: any policy directives, guidance documents, memoranda, training materials, or similar records governing the use of face recognition technology for immigration, law enforcement, or other purposes.

• Training records: training material governing the use, sharing, or access to any related data related to or collected by the face recognition software/technology, including the legal standard that is required before using the technology

• Use and function records: Materials that describe the function of the software considered or in use by this agency, including emails, handouts, PowerPoint presentations, advertisements, or specification documents.

Please limit the search to records produced from January 1, 2017 – present. Please include in your search as responsive records: communications, memorandums, background papers, meeting minutes, email exchanges, or presentation materials. If your office has questions about this request, please feel free to direct them to the address associated with this request or call the MuckRock office at 617-299-1832.

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: Fort Worth Police Department

Dear Beryl Lipton:
Thank you for your interest in public records of the City of Fort Worth, Texas. Your request has been received and is being processed in accordance with Chapter 552 of Texas Government Code, the Public Information Act. Your request was received and given the log number W082469-031119 for tracking purposes.
You will be contacted about the availability and/or provided with copies of the records in question promptly but no later than 10 business days.
You can monitor the progress of your request at the link below and you'll receive an email when your request has been completed. Click here to track the status of your request. (https://u8387795.ct.sendgrid.net/wf/click?upn=DbHEyG8iO1wmyDjgHQAijKhhIuhFEeLjmY-2Bl2UyEUxvvn4QJbz-2B6uGdyEHGeZ8Fe_rMcqpd3stlbWuZAmYok2H5u2pMU2uBg9q10pP7kvJBBRENWCvgxkpEoUMMg2UcW5XZaiOXgMRfMfDa4q-2FhBxr3gzbMlgUfXmECbl5p-2Ba5AtLN3IIQLHoP7Vvp0CR9Z-2BsVNo1h5Uh-2FjJP2b5IDfVAFaZSghVbmvdmflaLTln53tPmtAiXyRSI-2Fft6zgrfHAcGLRCZ13l86pc0SyzrI1VVtdGnWAKIyyl5mKHKYSbe6N4r1w-2Fi0ATrm8aYKusHYjy0Ubh9h8-2FR0RBF3UfLmSJDG3LQcAz8ppn6atro61oKNla-2F9pDCM-2BHY-2FSqF5atrnG6tE4zt-2B3muUn3wcUJCQEg-2F3ktcIhOmDMStKoWBqFzLqEL-2FTh5Njt9Cr2dWI6smaUbVY31uTSzZenlMv3YPn7tf6A-3D-3D)
Your request will be forwarded to the relevant City department(s) to locate the information you seek and to determine the volume and any costs associated with satisfying your request.
PLEASE NOTE: The Texas Public Information Act does not require a governmental body to create new information, to do legal research, or to answer questions.
Again, thank you for using the Open Records Center.
Annette Henderson
Public Information Coordinator

From: Fort Worth Police Department

Dear Beryl Lipton:
Thank you for your interest in public records of the City of Fort Worth, Texas. Your request has been received and is being processed in accordance with Chapter 552 of Texas Government Code, the Public Information Act. Your request was received and given the log number W082469-031119 for tracking purposes.
You will be contacted about the availability and/or provided with copies of the records in question promptly but no later than 10 business days.
You can monitor the progress of your request at the link below and you'll receive an email when your request has been completed. Click here to track the status of your request. (https://u8387795.ct.sendgrid.net/wf/click?upn=DbHEyG8iO1wmyDjgHQAijKhhIuhFEeLjmY-2Bl2UyEUxvvn4QJbz-2B6uGdyEHGeZ8Fe_rMcqpd3stlbWuZAmYok2H5u2pMU2uBg9q10pP7kvJBBRENWCvgxkpEoUMMg2UcW5XZaiOXgMRfMfDa4q-2FhBxr3gzbMlgUfXmECbl5p-2Ba5AtLN3IIQLHoP7Vvp0CR9Z-2BsVNo1h5Uh-2FjJP2b5IDfVAFaZSghVbmvdmflaLTln53tPmtAiXyRSI-2Fft6zgrfHAcGLRCZ13l86pc0SyzrI1VVtdGnWAKIyyl5mKHKYSbe6N4r1w-2Fi0ATrm8aYKusHYjy0Ubh9h8-2FR0RBF3UfLmSJDG3LQcAz8ppn6atro61oKNla-2F9pDCM-2BHY-2FSqF5atrnG6tE4zt-2B3muUn3wcUJCQEg-2F3ktcIhOmDMStKoWBqFzLqEL-2FTh5Njt9Cr2dWI6smaUbVY31uTSzZenlMv3YPn7tf6A-3D-3D)
Your request will be forwarded to the relevant City department(s) to locate the information you seek and to determine the volume and any costs associated with satisfying your request.
PLEASE NOTE: The Texas Public Information Act does not require a governmental body to create new information, to do legal research, or to answer questions.
Again, thank you for using the Open Records Center.
Annette Henderson
Public Information Coordinator

From: Fort Worth Police Department

Dear Beryl Lipton,
Thank you for registering with the Fort Worth Public Information Request Center.
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From: Fort Worth Police Department

Attachments:
CostEstLipton82469.pdf (https://u8387795.ct.sendgrid.net/wf/click?upn=Ow1KccipsoIsnXbuEgm-2FN2JNvwHDGASWgAG-2Bv0KOyWgC031Oq0GYg0QLy-2FUHIzNVrc-2BG2vbEXoxLW70RHTOx5o8UmOGxspHLJINkkpSJTUfe2wv3e34FjgZLwDrzV-2BFfvpgLHDdANdP6uuKKE896GjOp7Y-2Fo8qV1gFPJykX8ffgGIHxJbgSRquMeEg-2FTRYkpXlYHBbHo4Y2WCn35G4fqKA-3D-3D_rMcqpd3stlbWuZAmYok2H5u2pMU2uBg9q10pP7kvJBBRENWCvgxkpEoUMMg2UcW5XZaiOXgMRfMfDa4q-2FhBxr3gzbMlgUfXmECbl5p-2Ba5AtLN3IIQLHoP7Vvp0CR9Z-2BslA-2Fj9U6DpskkbXhFDbP-2B0nFB5Y10r4cj826KwnCFDD6YH2av-2F84vT4k4Eycr6C94opJM84L91AChrCmmR00A9GqVK4-2BRs9UW9lkACzpw8pTXl0CXVw2QrrkoXnXbrINBDah3V6gicsMTFR9VehZW3DHNphgIUODRhs-2FokL5FRNo0uPMYEIIgvtkk7Abd71F0D50Gm4fvE4sZt77djVGgH3gw9uPgpLRAoU5a-2F5TGf2T556T8xu-2FWj6GMfPxiEOdGk7xscONotswZgedhHCbwgA-3D-3D)

Dear Mr. Lipton,

Please find attached the cost estimate letter associated with your public information request.   Please select the option you would like us to proceed with, sign and return it to us so that we may continue processing your request.
If you would like to narrow or, have a discussion of narrowing of scope, to reduce the charges associated with processing your request, please let me know.
Thank you, Annette Henderson Public Information Coordinator, City of Fort Worth City Secretary's Office Phone: (817) 392-8184 Publicinformation@fortworthtexas.gov City of Fort Worth – Working together to build a strong community.

From: Fort Worth Police Department

Attachments:
CostEstLipton82469.pdf (https://u8387795.ct.sendgrid.net/wf/click?upn=Ow1KccipsoIsnXbuEgm-2FN2JNvwHDGASWgAG-2Bv0KOyWgC031Oq0GYg0QLy-2FUHIzNVrc-2BG2vbEXoxLW70RHTOx5o8UmOGxspHLJINkkpSJTUfe2wv3e34FjgZLwDrzV-2BFfvpgLHDdANdP6uuKKE896GjOp7Y-2Fo8qV1gFPJykX8ffgGIHxJbgSRquMeEg-2FTRYkpXlYHBbHo4Y2WCn35G4fqKA-3D-3D_rMcqpd3stlbWuZAmYok2H5u2pMU2uBg9q10pP7kvJBBRENWCvgxkpEoUMMg2UcW5XZaiOXgMRfMfDa4q-2FhBxr3gzbMlgUfXmECbl5p-2Ba5AtLN3IIQLHoP7Vvp0CR9Z-2BslA-2Fj9U6DpskkbXhFDbP-2B0nFB5Y10r4cj826KwnCFDD6YH2av-2F84vT4k4Eycr6C94opJM84L91AChrCmmR00A9GqVK4-2BRs9UW9lkACzpw8pTXl0CXVw2QrrkoXnXbrINBDah3V6gicsMTFR9VehZW3DHNphgIUODRhs-2FokL5FRNo0uPMYEIIgvtkk7Abd71F0D50Gm4fvE4sZt77djVGgH3gw9uPgpLRAoU5a-2F5TGf2T556T8xu-2FWj6GMfPxiEOdGk7xscONotswZgedhHCbwgA-3D-3D)

Dear Mr. Lipton,

Please find attached the cost estimate letter associated with your public information request.   Please select the option you would like us to proceed with, sign and return it to us so that we may continue processing your request.
If you would like to narrow or, have a discussion of narrowing of scope, to reduce the charges associated with processing your request, please let me know.
Thank you, Annette Henderson Public Information Coordinator, City of Fort Worth City Secretary's Office Phone: (817) 392-8184 Publicinformation@fortworthtexas.gov City of Fort Worth – Working together to build a strong community.

From: Beryl Lipton

Hi there,

Could you please limit this request, for the time being, to the contract or agreement and any related attachments?

Thanks so much for your help.

From: Fort Worth Police Department

Dear Beryl Lipton:

Thank you for your interest in public records of the City of Fort Worth, Texas. Your request has been received and is being processed in accordance with Chapter 552 of Texas Government Code, the Public Information Act. Your request was received and given the log number W096827-012320 for tracking purposes.
You will be contacted about the availability and/or provided with copies of the records in question promptly but no later than 10 business days.
You can monitor the progress of your request at the link below and you'll receive an email when your request has been completed. Click here to track the status of your request. (https://u8387795.ct.sendgrid.net/wf/click?upn=DbHEyG8iO1wmyDjgHQAijKhhIuhFEeLjmY-2Bl2UyEUxvvn4QJbz-2B6uGdyEHGeZ8Fe_rMcqpd3stlbWuZAmYok2H5u2pMU2uBg9q10pP7kvJBBRENWCvgxkpEoUMMg2UcW5XZaiOXgMRfMfDa4q-2FhBxr1ggg8Ip1TlYQUAX4HyczUaO4rxNYVdXh9wEbnBG-2B4SzioHZ4C6Du-2BUp5gJ0HsdDfgCT4wLTKtWZbYGcCvjNxFnAvfXlvcCmEWhw-2F6rkQq1ekEJF5Fy-2BPklgdJCNo8M9SkHOpkDp3wWjgA6IlrsIaixH4uNkYw5rkc4a-2F0Ks4VC3FTVuwZU28askeDVP75nkPtt8kSKa1XRtGcVlhZ18QO7S-2BgYzNGbh51XR-2B7OhO1nTaZZtqhHquDMdrLGYijv-2BGpfh3SUDQDmKtHGdQZ8kCHeFkRoBZI3cCY4YQUr1kQ3hkgYMsmgoBrg-2FjzabDVluYTBBAZPPoThGo-2BRSz7MMfdQ-3D)
Your request will be forwarded to the relevant City department(s) to locate the information you seek and to determine the volume and any costs associated with satisfying your request.

PLEASE NOTE: The Texas Public Information Act does not require a governmental body to create new information, to do legal research, or to answer questions.

Again, thank you for using the Open Records Center.

Annette Henderson
Public Information Coordinator

From: Fort Worth Police Department

Attachments:
Contract_52756.pdf (https://u8387795.ct.sendgrid.net/wf/click?upn=Ow1KccipsoIsnXbuEgm-2FN2JNvwHDGASWgAG-2Bv0KOyWgC031Oq0GYg0QLy-2FUHIzNVrc-2BG2vbEXoxLW70RHTOx5ksGbemZaPdLi-2By62zwzY9zSn-2Fc48iVdriSvzSBk2tvC3w-2B1K4-2F83eDB1cDY8BTEuIcX8TzI82CvAYJoFdsRPNJu9fvmhEGHvRn-2BGG-2FtjnXWzMlzYoEFfeDLVcdktZmnPA-3D-3D_rMcqpd3stlbWuZAmYok2H5u2pMU2uBg9q10pP7kvJBBRENWCvgxkpEoUMMg2UcW5XZaiOXgMRfMfDa4q-2FhBxr8ab90LF4AP519JqU1rsAtKAexEurVP4ABsX4OQpKPbzkMRGk-2FFfMvPD2-2BlY2YYw1zSPxx79BDkpdOfvalOSZpsLCNcv80sDrBkscdoeqyoar953tkFscQpL9rXDw2wJkEx4Wl7x223Ro1STEyprWW8m8UZC7LHmcbvocrVoSSmLVy5sVQxNDRx32K8UU7e53-2Bv-2BhlhUr4yUYOjntVpighXzS6dsu6pquw4K03vKqZTdC-2BPnyhozZXMZoFDBQi8R9PycuoDCACO21GI6SKBLrgtAGdwAd-2BI11UqHqW1ExuVji5HHhS2Gn3QOfJLDUCnNnpPOuo1svcolGC2ZBwhjntQ-3D)

Mr. Lipton,
Please find attached contract that may be responsive to your public information request.
Respectfully,
Ron Gonzales, TRMC, MMC
Assistant City Secretary

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