Mobile Phone Forensics Tools (Fort Worth Police Department)

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Fort Worth Police Department of Fort Worth, TX.
Tracking # W060333-032417
Est. Completion None
Status
Withdrawn

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From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

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

The following request is in regards to mobile phone forensics tools such as devices made by the company Cellebrite, IP Box made by MDSec, Kessler Innovations products, or analysis programs such as those produced by COMPELSON Labs.

-Contractual documents. Examples of this are invoices, purchases orders, contracts, loan agreements, procurement documents etc.
-Records of communication with the domains CellebriteUSA.com, investigation.com, or mdsec.net from either the chief of police or head of procurement.
-guidelines and/or internal policy on the use of mobile phone forensics tools and software
-Any utilization logs for these tools

invoices, purchases orders, contracts, loan agreements, procurement documents

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,

Curtis Waltman

From: Fort Worth Open Records Center

Dear Curtis Waltman:
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 in this office and given the log number W060333-032417 for tracking purposes.

Records Requested: See original request attached:To Whom It May Concern:Pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act, I hereby request the following records:The following request is in regards to mobile phone forensics tools such as devices made by the company Cellebrite, IP Box made by MDSec, Kessler Innovations products, or analysis programs such as those produced by COMPELSON Labs. -Contractual documents. Examples of this are invoices, purchases orders, contracts, loan agreements, procurement documents etc.-Records of communication with the domains CellebriteUSA.com, investigation.com, or mdsec.net from either the chief of police or head of procurement.-guidelines and/or internal policy on the use of mobile phone forensics tools and software-Any utilization logs for these toolsinvoices, purchases orders, contracts, loan agreements, procurement documentsThe 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,Curtis Waltman
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. You will be contacted about the availability and/or provided with copies of the records in question. 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.
You can monitor the progress of your request at the link below and you'll receive an email when your request has been completed. Again, thank you for using the Open Records Center. If you have questions about how your request was processed or if I can be of further assistance, please contact me at (817) 392-8184.
Annette Henderson
Public Information Coordinator
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From: Fort Worth Open Records Center

Attachments:
Waltman_Cost_Estimate.pdf (https://fortworthtx.s3-us-gov-west-1.amazonaws.com/efbb5bb1-b8cf-4906-9f0d-76bfc5a44288.pdf?AWSAccessKeyId=AKIALNS5UU24J4GV2TRA&Expires=1494183049&response-content-disposition=attachment%3B%20filename%3DWaltman_Cost_Estimate.pdf&Signature=PNp5MDQDEA3fvxS0p8vmpVOzPjQ%3D)
Mr. Waltman,

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. Thank you,
JAYSON D. M CLENDON RECORDS INVENTORY COORDINATOR RECORDS & INFORMATION MANAGEMENT OFFICE TELEPHONE: (817) 392-6668 jayson.mcclendon@fortworthtexas.gov City of Fort Worth — Working together to build a strong community.

From: Cox, Senna Michelle

Dear Mr. Waltman:

Attached please find correspondence regarding your Public Information Request referenced above.

Sincerely,

Senna M. Cox
Legal Assistant to
Christopher Austria,
Richard McCracken and John Strong
City Attorney's Office
200 Texas Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102

From: Cox, Senna Michelle

Dear Mr. Waltman:

Please disregard the letter that was sent to you and the copy of the letter to the Attorney General regarding the above that was previously sent to you. This office was just informed that a cost estimate letter was sent to you, and therefore will we not be seeking an opinion from the AG at this time.

Sincerely,

Senna M. Cox
Legal Assistant to
Christopher Austria,
Richard McCracken and John Strong
City Attorney's Office
200 Texas Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102

From: Aguilar, Javier M.

Mr. Waltman,

Your request is being processed by the City of Fort Worth Fleet Services department. I have reached out to them for an update and possible time in which the responsive records would be available. I will keep you updated and posted as your request progresses.

Thank you,

Javier M Aguilar
Legal Liaison Officer/Open Records
Fort Worth Police Department
505 W. Felix St.
Fort Worth Texas 76115
Phone: 817 392-4315
Fax: 817 392-4282

From: Aguilar, Javier M.

On 3/30/17 responsive records requiring legal review were sent to our legal department to which the responded to you on 6/14/17. On 4/7/2017 you were sent a cost estimate regarding the production of responsive records not requiring legal review to which we did not receive a response within the required 61 day period at which time your request was withdrawn.

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