Cell-site simulator acquisition, policy, use (Fulton County Sheriff's Office)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Fulton County Sheriff's Office of Fulton County, GA.
Tracking #

R004267-061721

Multi Request Cell-site simulator acquisition, policy, use
Est. Completion June 28, 2021
Status
No Responsive Documents

Communications

From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Georgia Open Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

All documents created from January 2010 through the date this request is processed related to the agency's use of cell-site simulators, which are also known as Stingrays, Kingfish, or IMSI catchers. (For this request, the term "cell-site simulator" will be used, but responsive materials include those that refer to this technology by another or brand name.)

Please search specifically for records in each of the below document categories. A response to each of the categories and items would be appreciated.

ACQUISITION AND PROCUREMENT
i) requests for proposals (RFPs), proposals/quotes submitted by vendors, contracts, leases, budget requests, project/equipment budgets, cost allocations or reimbursements for the purchase of "cell-site simulator"equipment;
ii) Grant applications and award letters for "cell-site simulator" equipment purchases;
iii) Insurance contracts for all "cell-site simulator" equipment;
iv) Communications (including electronic communications) between the agency head or agency quartermaster (or individual responsible for equipment purchases and maintenance) and "cell-site simulator" vendors, manufacturers or retailers;
v) Communications (including electronic communications) between the agency head and agency quartermaster (or individual responsible for equipment purchases and maintenance) regarding acquisition, lease or use of "cell-site simulator" equipment;
vi) Communications (including electronic communications) between the agency head and the governor, mayor and city/town manager regarding the acquisition of "cell-site simulator" equipment

AUTHORIZATION
i) Applications (including all components and support documentation) for use of "cell-site simulator" equipment
ii) All warrants related to the use of "cell-site simulator" equipment

EQUIPMENT LOGS and ADD-ONS
i) Inventories/logs/lists/databases of all cell-site simulators owned, leased or operated by or for the agency;
ii) Maintenance logs for all cell-site simulators owned, leased or otherwise operated by or for the agency;
iii) records and logs related to any attachments or additional equipment used or designed to be used with the cell-site simulators

POLICIES AND GUIDANCE
i) Policies, guidelines, protocols, manuals and/or instructions on the use/operation of cell-site simulators and usage of data collected;
ii) Communications from the agency head, quartermaster (or individual responsible for overseeing equipment purchases and maintenance) on approved uses for cell-site simulators;
iii) Memorandums of understanding (MOUs), memorandums of agreement (MOAs) or any other agreements or contracts with other government agencies, private corporations, organizations or individuals to share cell-site simulator equipment or data or to operate cell-site simulators on behalf of the agency;

USE DOCUMENTS AND DATA
i) Use logs for all uses of cell-site simulators;
ii) Use requests sent to other agencies or agreements with other agencies regarding the use of cell-site simulators
iii) Reprimands relating to cell-site simulators, including misuse of equipment and failure to properly maintain equipment.

TRAINING DOCUMENTS
i) Curriculum used to train cell-site simulator operators and observers;
ii) Training log for all cell-site simulator operators and observers;
iii) Certifications of training completion for all cell-site simulator operators and observers;
iv) Contracts, purchase orders, budget requests or reimbursement orders for training sessions for all cell-site simulators operators and observers;

This request is being made by a nonprofit in the public interest. There is no commercial interest in making this request or in receiving responsive records.

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: Fulton County Sheriff's Office

Dear Beryl Lipton:

Thank you for submitting an Open Records Request to Fulton County, Georgia.

The County received your Open Records Act request dated June 17, 2021 and has assigned the reference number R004267-061721 for tracking purposes.

Record(s) Requested: To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Georgia Open Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

All documents created from January 2010 through the date this request is processed related to the agency's use of cell-site simulators, which are also known as Stingrays, Kingfish, or IMSI catchers. (For this request, the term "cell-site simulator" will be used, but responsive materials include those that refer to this technology by another or brand name.)

Please search specifically for records in each of the below document categories. A response to each of the categories and items would be appreciated.

ACQUISITION AND PROCUREMENT
i) requests for proposals (RFPs), proposals/quotes submitted by vendors, contracts, leases, budget requests, project/equipment budgets, cost allocations or reimbursements for the purchase of "cell-site simulator"equipment;
ii) Grant applications and award letters for "cell-site simulator" equipment purchases;
iii) Insurance contracts for all "cell-site simulator" equipment;
iv) Communications (including electronic communications) between the agency head or agency quartermaster (or individual responsible for equipment purchases and maintenance) and "cell-site simulator" vendors, manufacturers or retailers;
v) Communications (including electronic communications) between the agency head and agency quartermaster (or individual responsible for equipment purchases and maintenance) regarding acquisition, lease or use of "cell-site simulator" equipment;
vi) Communications (including electronic communications) between the agency head and the governor, mayor and city/town manager regarding the acquisition of "cell-site simulator" equipment

AUTHORIZATION
i) Applications (including all components and support documentation) for use of "cell-site simulator" equipment
ii) All warrants related to the use of "cell-site simulator" equipment

EQUIPMENT LOGS and ADD-ONS
i) Inventories/logs/lists/databases of all cell-site simulators owned, leased or operated by or for the agency;
ii) Maintenance logs for all cell-site simulators owned, leased or otherwise operated by or for the agency;
iii) records and logs related to any attachments or additional equipment used or designed to be used with the cell-site simulators

POLICIES AND GUIDANCE
i) Policies, guidelines, protocols, manuals and/or instructions on the use/operation of cell-site simulators and usage of data collected;
ii) Communications from the agency head, quartermaster (or individual responsible for overseeing equipment purchases and maintenance) on approved uses for cell-site simulators;
iii) Memorandums of understanding (MOUs), memorandums of agreement (MOAs) or any other agreements or contracts with other government agencies, private corporations, organizations or individuals to share cell-site simulator equipment or data or to operate cell-site simulators on behalf of the agency;

USE DOCUMENTS AND DATA
i) Use logs for all uses of cell-site simulators;
ii) Use requests sent to other agencies or agreements with other agencies regarding the use of cell-site simulators
iii) Reprimands relating to cell-site simulators, including misuse of equipment and failure to properly maintain equipment.

TRAINING DOCUMENTS
i) Curriculum used to train cell-site simulator operators and observers;
ii) Training log for all cell-site simulator operators and observers;
iii) Certifications of training completion for all cell-site simulator operators and observers;
iv) Contracts, purchase orders, budget requests or reimbursement orders for training sessions for all cell-site simulators operators and observers;

This request is being made by a nonprofit in the public interest. There is no commercial interest in making this request or in receiving responsive records.

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

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From: Fulton County Sheriff's Office

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OFFICE OF THE COUNTY ATTORNEY 141 PRYOR STREET, S.W. SUITE 4038 ATLANTA, GEORGIA 30303

STEVEN ROSENBERG
OPEN RECORDS CUSTODIAN
TELEPHONE (404) 612-0259
FACSIMILE (404) 730 -6324




June 23, 2021
SENT VIA EMAIL:
Dear Beryl Lipton:
This correspondence is in response to your Open Records Act Request Reference#: R004267-061721 dated June 17, 2021.  Your request sought the following: To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Georgia Open Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

All documents created from January 2010 through the date this request is processed related to the agency's use of cell-site simulators, which are also known as Stingrays, Kingfish, or IMSI catchers. (For this request, the term "cell-site simulator" will be used, but responsive materials include those that refer to this technology by another or brand name.)

Please search specifically for records in each of the below document categories. A response to each of the categories and items would be appreciated.

ACQUISITION AND PROCUREMENT
i) requests for proposals (RFPs), proposals/quotes submitted by vendors, contracts, leases, budget requests, project/equipment budgets, cost allocations or reimbursements for the purchase of "cell-site simulator"equipment;
ii) Grant applications and award letters for "cell-site simulator" equipment purchases;
iii) Insurance contracts for all "cell-site simulator" equipment;
iv) Communications (including electronic communications) between the agency head or agency quartermaster (or individual responsible for equipment purchases and maintenance) and "cell-site simulator" vendors, manufacturers or retailers;
v) Communications (including electronic communications) between the agency head and agency quartermaster (or individual responsible for equipment purchases and maintenance) regarding acquisition, lease or use of "cell-site simulator" equipment;
vi) Communications (including electronic communications) between the agency head and the governor, mayor and city/town manager regarding the acquisition of "cell-site simulator" equipment

AUTHORIZATION
i) Applications (including all components and support documentation) for use of "cell-site simulator" equipment
ii) All warrants related to the use of "cell-site simulator" equipment

EQUIPMENT LOGS and ADD-ONS
i) Inventories/logs/lists/databases of all cell-site simulators owned, leased or operated by or for the agency;
ii) Maintenance logs for all cell-site simulators owned, leased or otherwise operated by or for the agency;
iii) records and logs related to any attachments or additional equipment used or designed to be used with the cell-site simulators

POLICIES AND GUIDANCE
i) Policies, guidelines, protocols, manuals and/or instructions on the use/operation of cell-site simulators and usage of data collected;
ii) Communications from the agency head, quartermaster (or individual responsible for overseeing equipment purchases and maintenance) on approved uses for cell-site simulators;
iii) Memorandums of understanding (MOUs), memorandums of agreement (MOAs) or any other agreements or contracts with other government agencies, private corporations, organizations or individuals to share cell-site simulator equipment or data or to operate cell-site simulators on behalf of the agency;

USE DOCUMENTS AND DATA
i) Use logs for all uses of cell-site simulators;
ii) Use requests sent to other agencies or agreements with other agencies regarding the use of cell-site simulators
iii) Reprimands relating to cell-site simulators, including misuse of equipment and failure to properly maintain equipment.

TRAINING DOCUMENTS
i) Curriculum used to train cell-site simulator operators and observers;
ii) Training log for all cell-site simulator operators and observers;
iii) Certifications of training completion for all cell-site simulator operators and observers;
iv) Contracts, purchase orders, budget requests or reimbursement orders for training sessions for all cell-site simulators operators and observers;

This request is being made by a nonprofit in the public interest. There is no commercial interest in making this request or in receiving responsive records.

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

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*****   Fulton County Sheriff Office is currently processing this request. The records are expected to be ready by 06/28/2021.*****

Please feel free to contact me at if you have any questions. Sincerely, Samiyah Barnes 404-612-5329 Sheriff
xc: Steven E. Rosenberg, Open Records Custodian
Shana Eatmon, Legal Assistant
Unique McCray, Administrative Coordinator II

From: Fulton County Sheriff's Office

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OFFICE OF THE COUNTY ATTORNEY 141 PRYOR STREET, S.W. SUITE 4038 ATLANTA, GEORGIA 30303

STEVEN ROSENBERG
OPEN RECORDS CUSTODIAN
TELEPHONE (404) 612-0259
FACSIMILE (404) 730 -6324




June 24, 2021
SENT VIA EMAIL:
Dear Beryl Lipton:
This correspondence is in response to your Open Records Act Request Reference#: R004267-061721 dated June 17, 2021.  Your request sought the following: To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Georgia Open Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

All documents created from January 2010 through the date this request is processed related to the agency's use of cell-site simulators, which are also known as Stingrays, Kingfish, or IMSI catchers. (For this request, the term "cell-site simulator" will be used, but responsive materials include those that refer to this technology by another or brand name.)

Please search specifically for records in each of the below document categories. A response to each of the categories and items would be appreciated.

ACQUISITION AND PROCUREMENT
i) requests for proposals (RFPs), proposals/quotes submitted by vendors, contracts, leases, budget requests, project/equipment budgets, cost allocations or reimbursements for the purchase of "cell-site simulator"equipment;
ii) Grant applications and award letters for "cell-site simulator" equipment purchases;
iii) Insurance contracts for all "cell-site simulator" equipment;
iv) Communications (including electronic communications) between the agency head or agency quartermaster (or individual responsible for equipment purchases and maintenance) and "cell-site simulator" vendors, manufacturers or retailers;
v) Communications (including electronic communications) between the agency head and agency quartermaster (or individual responsible for equipment purchases and maintenance) regarding acquisition, lease or use of "cell-site simulator" equipment;
vi) Communications (including electronic communications) between the agency head and the governor, mayor and city/town manager regarding the acquisition of "cell-site simulator" equipment

AUTHORIZATION
i) Applications (including all components and support documentation) for use of "cell-site simulator" equipment
ii) All warrants related to the use of "cell-site simulator" equipment

EQUIPMENT LOGS and ADD-ONS
i) Inventories/logs/lists/databases of all cell-site simulators owned, leased or operated by or for the agency;
ii) Maintenance logs for all cell-site simulators owned, leased or otherwise operated by or for the agency;
iii) records and logs related to any attachments or additional equipment used or designed to be used with the cell-site simulators

POLICIES AND GUIDANCE
i) Policies, guidelines, protocols, manuals and/or instructions on the use/operation of cell-site simulators and usage of data collected;
ii) Communications from the agency head, quartermaster (or individual responsible for overseeing equipment purchases and maintenance) on approved uses for cell-site simulators;
iii) Memorandums of understanding (MOUs), memorandums of agreement (MOAs) or any other agreements or contracts with other government agencies, private corporations, organizations or individuals to share cell-site simulator equipment or data or to operate cell-site simulators on behalf of the agency;

USE DOCUMENTS AND DATA
i) Use logs for all uses of cell-site simulators;
ii) Use requests sent to other agencies or agreements with other agencies regarding the use of cell-site simulators
iii) Reprimands relating to cell-site simulators, including misuse of equipment and failure to properly maintain equipment.

TRAINING DOCUMENTS
i) Curriculum used to train cell-site simulator operators and observers;
ii) Training log for all cell-site simulator operators and observers;
iii) Certifications of training completion for all cell-site simulator operators and observers;
iv) Contracts, purchase orders, budget requests or reimbursement orders for training sessions for all cell-site simulators operators and observers;

This request is being made by a nonprofit in the public interest. There is no commercial interest in making this request or in receiving responsive records.

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

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TRAINING DOCUMENTS
i) Curriculum used to train cell-site simulator operators and observers;
ii) Training log for all cell-site simulator operators and observers;
iii) Certifications of training completion for all cell-site simulator operators and observers;
iv) Contracts, purchase orders, budget requests or reimbursement orders for training sessions for all cell-site simulators operators and observers;    *****

Please feel free to contact me at if you have any questions. Sincerely, Samiyah Barnes 404-612-5329 Sheriff
xc: Steven E. Rosenberg, Open Records Custodian
Shana Eatmon, Legal Assistant
Unique McCray, Administrative Coordinator II

From: Fulton County Sheriff's Office

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OFFICE OF THE COUNTY ATTORNEY 141 PRYOR STREET, S.W. SUITE 4038 ATLANTA, GEORGIA 30303

STEVEN ROSENBERG
OPEN RECORDS CUSTODIAN
TELEPHONE (404) 612-0259
FACSIMILE (404) 730 -6324




June 30, 2021
SENT VIA EMAIL:
Dear Beryl Lipton:
This correspondence is in response to your Open Records Act Request Reference#: R004267-061721 dated June 17, 2021.  Your request sought the following: To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Georgia Open Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

All documents created from January 2010 through the date this request is processed related to the agency's use of cell-site simulators, which are also known as Stingrays, Kingfish, or IMSI catchers. (For this request, the term "cell-site simulator" will be used, but responsive materials include those that refer to this technology by another or brand name.)

Please search specifically for records in each of the below document categories. A response to each of the categories and items would be appreciated.

ACQUISITION AND PROCUREMENT
i) requests for proposals (RFPs), proposals/quotes submitted by vendors, contracts, leases, budget requests, project/equipment budgets, cost allocations or reimbursements for the purchase of "cell-site simulator"equipment;
ii) Grant applications and award letters for "cell-site simulator" equipment purchases;
iii) Insurance contracts for all "cell-site simulator" equipment;
iv) Communications (including electronic communications) between the agency head or agency quartermaster (or individual responsible for equipment purchases and maintenance) and "cell-site simulator" vendors, manufacturers or retailers;
v) Communications (including electronic communications) between the agency head and agency quartermaster (or individual responsible for equipment purchases and maintenance) regarding acquisition, lease or use of "cell-site simulator" equipment;
vi) Communications (including electronic communications) between the agency head and the governor, mayor and city/town manager regarding the acquisition of "cell-site simulator" equipment

AUTHORIZATION
i) Applications (including all components and support documentation) for use of "cell-site simulator" equipment
ii) All warrants related to the use of "cell-site simulator" equipment

EQUIPMENT LOGS and ADD-ONS
i) Inventories/logs/lists/databases of all cell-site simulators owned, leased or operated by or for the agency;
ii) Maintenance logs for all cell-site simulators owned, leased or otherwise operated by or for the agency;
iii) records and logs related to any attachments or additional equipment used or designed to be used with the cell-site simulators

POLICIES AND GUIDANCE
i) Policies, guidelines, protocols, manuals and/or instructions on the use/operation of cell-site simulators and usage of data collected;
ii) Communications from the agency head, quartermaster (or individual responsible for overseeing equipment purchases and maintenance) on approved uses for cell-site simulators;
iii) Memorandums of understanding (MOUs), memorandums of agreement (MOAs) or any other agreements or contracts with other government agencies, private corporations, organizations or individuals to share cell-site simulator equipment or data or to operate cell-site simulators on behalf of the agency;

USE DOCUMENTS AND DATA
i) Use logs for all uses of cell-site simulators;
ii) Use requests sent to other agencies or agreements with other agencies regarding the use of cell-site simulators
iii) Reprimands relating to cell-site simulators, including misuse of equipment and failure to properly maintain equipment.

TRAINING DOCUMENTS
i) Curriculum used to train cell-site simulator operators and observers;
ii) Training log for all cell-site simulator operators and observers;
iii) Certifications of training completion for all cell-site simulator operators and observers;
iv) Contracts, purchase orders, budget requests or reimbursement orders for training sessions for all cell-site simulators operators and observers;

This request is being made by a nonprofit in the public interest. There is no commercial interest in making this request or in receiving responsive records.

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

Upload documents directly: https://https://www.muckrock.comhttps://www.muckrock.com/
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Please feel free to contact me at if you have any questions. Sincerely, Samiyah Barnes Sheriff
xc: Steven E. Rosenberg, Open Records Custodian
Shana Eatmon, Legal Assistant
Unique McCray, Administrative Coordinator II

From: Fulton County Sheriff's Office

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OFFICE OF THE COUNTY ATTORNEY 141 PRYOR STREET, S.W. SUITE 4038 ATLANTA, GEORGIA 30303

STEVEN ROSENBERG
OPEN RECORDS CUSTODIAN
TELEPHONE (404) 612-0259
FACSIMILE (404) 730 -6324




June 30, 2021
SENT VIA EMAIL:
Dear Beryl Lipton:
This correspondence is in response to your Open Records Act Request Reference#: R004267-061721 dated June 17, 2021.  Your request sought the following: To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Georgia Open Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

All documents created from January 2010 through the date this request is processed related to the agency's use of cell-site simulators, which are also known as Stingrays, Kingfish, or IMSI catchers. (For this request, the term "cell-site simulator" will be used, but responsive materials include those that refer to this technology by another or brand name.)

Please search specifically for records in each of the below document categories. A response to each of the categories and items would be appreciated.

ACQUISITION AND PROCUREMENT
i) requests for proposals (RFPs), proposals/quotes submitted by vendors, contracts, leases, budget requests, project/equipment budgets, cost allocations or reimbursements for the purchase of "cell-site simulator"equipment;
ii) Grant applications and award letters for "cell-site simulator" equipment purchases;
iii) Insurance contracts for all "cell-site simulator" equipment;
iv) Communications (including electronic communications) between the agency head or agency quartermaster (or individual responsible for equipment purchases and maintenance) and "cell-site simulator" vendors, manufacturers or retailers;
v) Communications (including electronic communications) between the agency head and agency quartermaster (or individual responsible for equipment purchases and maintenance) regarding acquisition, lease or use of "cell-site simulator" equipment;
vi) Communications (including electronic communications) between the agency head and the governor, mayor and city/town manager regarding the acquisition of "cell-site simulator" equipment

AUTHORIZATION
i) Applications (including all components and support documentation) for use of "cell-site simulator" equipment
ii) All warrants related to the use of "cell-site simulator" equipment

EQUIPMENT LOGS and ADD-ONS
i) Inventories/logs/lists/databases of all cell-site simulators owned, leased or operated by or for the agency;
ii) Maintenance logs for all cell-site simulators owned, leased or otherwise operated by or for the agency;
iii) records and logs related to any attachments or additional equipment used or designed to be used with the cell-site simulators

POLICIES AND GUIDANCE
i) Policies, guidelines, protocols, manuals and/or instructions on the use/operation of cell-site simulators and usage of data collected;
ii) Communications from the agency head, quartermaster (or individual responsible for overseeing equipment purchases and maintenance) on approved uses for cell-site simulators;
iii) Memorandums of understanding (MOUs), memorandums of agreement (MOAs) or any other agreements or contracts with other government agencies, private corporations, organizations or individuals to share cell-site simulator equipment or data or to operate cell-site simulators on behalf of the agency;

USE DOCUMENTS AND DATA
i) Use logs for all uses of cell-site simulators;
ii) Use requests sent to other agencies or agreements with other agencies regarding the use of cell-site simulators
iii) Reprimands relating to cell-site simulators, including misuse of equipment and failure to properly maintain equipment.

TRAINING DOCUMENTS
i) Curriculum used to train cell-site simulator operators and observers;
ii) Training log for all cell-site simulator operators and observers;
iii) Certifications of training completion for all cell-site simulator operators and observers;
iv) Contracts, purchase orders, budget requests or reimbursement orders for training sessions for all cell-site simulators operators and observers;

This request is being made by a nonprofit in the public interest. There is no commercial interest in making this request or in receiving responsive records.

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

Upload documents directly: https://https://www.muckrock.comhttps://www.muckrock.com/
***** Fulton County Sheriff Office is currently processing this request. The request is expected to be answered by 07/02/2021.*****

Please feel free to contact me at if you have any questions. Sincerely, Samiyah Barnes 404-612-5329 Sheriff
xc: Steven E. Rosenberg, Open Records Custodian
Shana Eatmon, Legal Assistant
Unique McCray, Administrative Coordinator II

From: Fulton County Sheriff's Office

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OFFICE OF THE COUNTY ATTORNEY 141 PRYOR STREET, S.W. SUITE 4038 ATLANTA, GEORGIA 30303

STEVEN ROSENBERG
OPEN RECORDS CUSTODIAN
TELEPHONE (404) 612-0259
FACSIMILE (404) 730 -6324




June 30, 2021
SENT VIA EMAIL:
Dear Beryl Lipton:
This correspondence is in response to your Open Records Act Request Reference#: R004267-061721 dated June 17, 2021.  Your request sought the following: To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Georgia Open Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

All documents created from January 2010 through the date this request is processed related to the agency's use of cell-site simulators, which are also known as Stingrays, Kingfish, or IMSI catchers. (For this request, the term "cell-site simulator" will be used, but responsive materials include those that refer to this technology by another or brand name.)

Please search specifically for records in each of the below document categories. A response to each of the categories and items would be appreciated.

ACQUISITION AND PROCUREMENT
i) requests for proposals (RFPs), proposals/quotes submitted by vendors, contracts, leases, budget requests, project/equipment budgets, cost allocations or reimbursements for the purchase of "cell-site simulator"equipment;
ii) Grant applications and award letters for "cell-site simulator" equipment purchases;
iii) Insurance contracts for all "cell-site simulator" equipment;
iv) Communications (including electronic communications) between the agency head or agency quartermaster (or individual responsible for equipment purchases and maintenance) and "cell-site simulator" vendors, manufacturers or retailers;
v) Communications (including electronic communications) between the agency head and agency quartermaster (or individual responsible for equipment purchases and maintenance) regarding acquisition, lease or use of "cell-site simulator" equipment;
vi) Communications (including electronic communications) between the agency head and the governor, mayor and city/town manager regarding the acquisition of "cell-site simulator" equipment

AUTHORIZATION
i) Applications (including all components and support documentation) for use of "cell-site simulator" equipment
ii) All warrants related to the use of "cell-site simulator" equipment

EQUIPMENT LOGS and ADD-ONS
i) Inventories/logs/lists/databases of all cell-site simulators owned, leased or operated by or for the agency;
ii) Maintenance logs for all cell-site simulators owned, leased or otherwise operated by or for the agency;
iii) records and logs related to any attachments or additional equipment used or designed to be used with the cell-site simulators

POLICIES AND GUIDANCE
i) Policies, guidelines, protocols, manuals and/or instructions on the use/operation of cell-site simulators and usage of data collected;
ii) Communications from the agency head, quartermaster (or individual responsible for overseeing equipment purchases and maintenance) on approved uses for cell-site simulators;
iii) Memorandums of understanding (MOUs), memorandums of agreement (MOAs) or any other agreements or contracts with other government agencies, private corporations, organizations or individuals to share cell-site simulator equipment or data or to operate cell-site simulators on behalf of the agency;

USE DOCUMENTS AND DATA
i) Use logs for all uses of cell-site simulators;
ii) Use requests sent to other agencies or agreements with other agencies regarding the use of cell-site simulators
iii) Reprimands relating to cell-site simulators, including misuse of equipment and failure to properly maintain equipment.

TRAINING DOCUMENTS
i) Curriculum used to train cell-site simulator operators and observers;
ii) Training log for all cell-site simulator operators and observers;
iii) Certifications of training completion for all cell-site simulator operators and observers;
iv) Contracts, purchase orders, budget requests or reimbursement orders for training sessions for all cell-site simulators operators and observers;

This request is being made by a nonprofit in the public interest. There is no commercial interest in making this request or in receiving responsive records.

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

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Please feel free to contact me at if you have any questions. Sincerely, Samiyah Barnes 404-612-5329 Sheriff
xc: Steven E. Rosenberg, Open Records Custodian
Shana Eatmon, Legal Assistant
Unique McCray, Administrative Coordinator II

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