Law enforcement informal and formal settlement data and reports (Hamden Police Department)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Hamden Police Department of Hamden, CT.
Multi Request Law enforcement informal and formal settlement data and reports
Due July 2, 2020
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

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From: Beryl Lipton


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Connecticut Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Materials related to and sufficient to show all instances of alleged or actual inappropriate or illegal behavior or actions resulting in compensation or expenditures involving this agency.

Responsive materials include records of all settlements (formal and informal) and payments to which this agency was or is a party for the period from January 1, 2010 through the date this request is processed. Responsive materials include those for matters and legal claims resolved prior to the initiation of any litigation.

In particular, materials responsive to this request include all reports, lists, databases, spreadsheets, and other documentation detailing incidents of legal claims or other allegations requiring compensation for claimants, attorneys, or any other party.

If spreadsheets or similar documents are available in response to this request, please provide all segregable data, including but not limited to:

The nature of the claim or legal matter
The claimant and other parties involved
The relevant case and tracking numbers for court and internal systems
The date the lawsuit was served or litigation commenced
The final disposition or current status of the case, including whether a case is still pending
The amount spent to date as a result of the legal engagement
The amount paid to any parties related to the legal claim, including any city payout and any non-monetary compensation

If you have any questions about this request, please contact the email address associated with this request or leave a message at 617-299-1832.

I also request that, if possible and pursuant to Conn. Gen. Stat. ยง 1-212(d), fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest and not made for commercial gain. The requested documents will be processed by a representative of the news media/press and made available to the public at MuckRock.com.

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 4 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

From:

Beryl Lipton:

This acknowledges receipt of a Freedom of Information Act request to the Hamden police department.
Please be advised that the Freedom of Information requires the production of documents but does not require research or compilation.
The Town will review your request and respond in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act.

Please feel free to contact me to discuss your request further.

Sue Gruen
Town Attorney
2750 Dixwell Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518
(203)287-7050 (office)
(203)287-7055 (direct)
(203)287-7051 (fax)
sgruen@hamden.com<mailto:sgruen@hamden.com>

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