|Submitted||Dec. 14, 2017|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the state open records law, Ariz. Rev. Stat. Ann. Secs. 39-121 to 39-122 and 39-128, I hereby request the following records:
This request has to do with the Ballistic Armored Tactical Transport, commonly known as the B.A.T.T., which is manufactured by the Armored Group LLC. I ask for:
-Contractual documents. Examples of this are invoices, purchases orders, contracts, loan agreements, procurement documents etc.
-Records of communication with the Armored Group LLC, which has a domain of @armoredcars.com. This correspondence from the department would likely be coming from either the chief of police or a head of procurement.
-Training and/or usage guidelines or policy for this vehicle.
-Any utilization logs for this vehicle.
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 would request your response within ten (10) business days.
I checked with our SWAT unit and they stated we do not have any vehicles with Ballistic Armored Tactical Transport. We have a Lenco Bear and Bearcat.
Good day Mr. Waltman,
In response to your request for information regarding the Ballistic Armored Tactical Transport, commonly known as the B.A.T.T., which is manufactured by the Armored Group LLC.
I have been informed that according to the Glendale Police Department, Ballistic Armored Tactical Transport Vehicle (B.A.T.T.) is not used here in Glendale and no payments were ever issued to Armored Group, LLC. Attached is a document found in our research related to your request.
The City has reviewed its records and has provided all documents on file that are responsive to this request.
If you need assistance, please feel free to contact us.
City of Glendale
5850 W. Glendale Ave. Ste SB12
Glendale, AZ 85301