FOIA Request: Any emails to or from Steven Kory Flowers referencing the summer 2017 rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia

Shawn Breen filed this request with the Greensboro Police Department of Greensboro, NC.
Tracking #

10206

Est. Completion Jan. 17, 2020
Status
Awaiting Response

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From: Shawn Breen


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the North Carolina Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

Any emails to or from Officer Steven Kory Flowers referencing the summer of 2017 white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia between June 1, 2017 and September 1, 2017. Search terms should include "Unite The Right", "rally", "Antifa", "Ku Klux Klan", "Loyal White Knights", and "Barker".

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,

Shawn Breen

From: Muckrock Staff

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the North Carolina Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

Any emails to or from Officer Steven Kory Flowers referencing the summer of 2017 white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia between June 1, 2017 and September 1, 2017. Search terms should include "Unite The Right", "rally", "Antifa", "Ku Klux Klan", "Loyal White Knights", and "Barker".

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,

Shawn Breen

From: Greensboro Police Department

City of Greensboro PIRT System
Date/Time Requested: 08-09-2019 12:32
Your request has been submitted and is PIRT # 10206.
Most requests are fulfilled within five business days. Once the record you have requested is ready, we will provide it to you via the delivery method you selected. We will contact you if fulfillment requires more than five business days.
If you have any questions, please call 336-373-3636 with the PIRT number, the request subject, and your e-mail address.
Click here to to view the status of your request. (https://www.greensboro-nc.gov/government/public-records-requests)
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to the North Carolina Public Records Law and may be disclosed to third parties.

From: Greensboro Police Department

Dear Requester,

In response to your public records request #10206 concerning any emails to or from Officer Steven Kory Flowers referencing the summer of 2017 white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia between June 1, 2017 and September 1, 2017, the City of Greensboro Information Technology Department will search the City's email archive for all emails responsive to your public records request. Please reply to this email with the following information:

We will search for the following words and phrases in the Subject and Contents fields of the emails:

"Unite The Right" OR "rally" OR "Antifa" OR "Ku Klux Klan" OR "Loyal White Knights" OR "Barker" - please confirm or modify

We will search for emails in the following City email accounts:

Steven.flowers@greensboro-nc.gov<mailto:Steven.flowers@greensboro-nc.gov> - please confirm or modify

We will search for emails in the following date range:

From June 1, 2017, through September 1, 2017 - please confirm or modify

We will use deduplication software that will remove all identical duplicate emails:

I approve/I do not approve.

Responsive emails and their attachments will be provided to you in a single Adobe PDF Portfolio file. We will indicate the number of responsive emails and the number of emails, if any, that are being withheld pursuant to exemptions to NCGS 132<https://www.ncleg.net/EnactedLegislation/Statutes/HTML/ByChapter/Chapter_132.html>, North Carolina's Public Records law.

Your reply to this email is greatly appreciated. Thank you for your public records request.

Kurt Brenneman, PIRT Administrator
Libraries
219 N. Church Street
City of Greensboro
PO Box 3178, Greensboro, NC 27402-3178
Phone: (336) 373-3636; fax: (336) 333-6781
www.greensboro-nc.gov<http://www.greensboro-nc.gov/>

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Please note that email sent to and from this address is subject
to the North Carolina Public Records Law and may be disclosed to third parties.

From: Greensboro Police Department

Dear Requester,

Regarding your public records request #10206, you were sent the email below on August 12, 2019, explaining that further information was needed in order for us to continue processing your request.

To date, I have not received any communications from you providing the necessary information. This PIRT has been closed per lack of response. Pursuant to our PIRT policy, "The requester will be deemed unresponsive and his/her PIRT request will be closed if two weeks have passed (10 business days) and he/she has not responded to the PIRT Administrator's follow-up inquiry."

If you can supply the requested information, I will be happy to reopen your request, and provide you with the responsive records, in accordance with state law and the City's Public Records Policy.

Sincerely,

Kurt Brenneman, PIRT Administrator
Libraries
219 N. Church Street
City of Greensboro
PO Box 3178, Greensboro, NC 27402-3178
Phone: (336) 373-3636; fax: (336) 333-6781
www.greensboro-nc.gov<http://www.greensboro-nc.gov/>

From: Shawn Breen

Hello, just checking on this Freedom of Information Request to see if you might have any updates.

From: Shawn Breen

I approve if there are no fees for the search. If there are fees associated with the request, if you could please provide an estimate before performing the search it would be greatly appreciated.

From: Greensboro Police Department

Dear Mr. Breen,

Good morning! I re-opened your public records request #10206. I hope to respond by Thursday, January 2.

Sincerely,

Kurt Brenneman, PIRT Administrator
Libraries
219 N. Church Street
City of Greensboro
PO Box 3178, Greensboro, NC 27402-3178
Phone: (336) 373-3636; fax: (336) 333-6781
www.greensboro-nc.gov<http://www.greensboro-nc.gov/>

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From: Greensboro Police Department

Hello! Thank you for your email. I am sorry that we are taking so long to respond to PIRT #10206. I hope to send the records by the end of day on Friday, January 17.

Sincerely,

Kurt Brenneman, PIRT Administrator
Libraries
219 N. Church Street
City of Greensboro
PO Box 3178, Greensboro, NC 27402-3178
Phone: (336) 373-3636; fax: (336) 333-6781
www.greensboro-nc.gov<http://www.greensboro-nc.gov/>

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From: Greensboro Police Department

Dear Mr. Breen,

Hello! Thank you for your email and your patience. I am sorry it is taking us so long to respond to your request. We hope to have your request finished by Friday, January 31.

Sincerely,

Kurt Brenneman, PIRT Administrator
Libraries
219 N. Church Street
City of Greensboro
PO Box 3178, Greensboro, NC 27402-3178
Phone: (336) 373-3636; fax: (336) 333-6781
www.greensboro-nc.gov<http://www.greensboro-nc.gov/>

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