Hartford, CT, Stolen/Recovered Gun Reports

Brian Freskos filed this request with the Hartford Police Department of Hartford, CT.
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From: Brian Freskos

Dear Records Officer,

Pursuant to the Connecticut Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA"), I hereby request the police reports, incident reports, arrest reports, and/or crime reports for the following case numbers:

1) 10023571
2) 10038706
3) 11010170
4) 11021827
5) 11024125
6) 11025104
7) 12002367
8) 12017232

I also request that, if possible and pursuant to Conn. Gen. Stat. § 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.

I am a reporter with The Trace, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit news organization. I am making this request through MuckRock’s public records request management service, which I use to organize and streamline my public records requests.

I would prefer it if you emailed me the documents in a .pdf format. If for any reason the documents must be provided via standard mail, please send them to the following address:

The Trace
Attn: Brian Freskos
428 Broadway, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10013

In the event that there are fees, I would appreciate if you informed me of the total charges before completing my request.

If my request is denied in whole or in part, please cite the applicable statutory exemption.

Thank you in advance for your help with this request. If you have any questions, please call me at (919) 522-6354.

Sincerely,
Brian Freskos

From: Rahman, Safia

Re: Freedom of Information Requests dated August 9, 2017
Dear Mr. Freskos,

The Hartford Police Department is in receipt of your Freedom of Information requests dated August 09, 2017.

The Hartford Police Department will make a concerted effort to provide said records within a reasonable time frame, but all requests are processed in the order that they are received, currently there are forty five (45) requests ahead of yours. Once we have identified the documents you requested, to the extent they exist, you will be notified.

Please be advised, that under the Freedom of Information laws of the State of Connecticut, the City of Hartford is not obligated to create a document that does not exist. This includes putting a document into electronic format when it exists only in hardcopy form.

Sincerely,

Detective Safia Rahman
FOIA Compliance Officer
253 High Street
Hartford, CT 06103
860-757-4339
rahms001@hartford.gov

August 9, 2017
Hartford Police Department
Hartford Police Department
Public Safety Complex
253 High Street
Hartford CT, 06103
Dear Records Officer,
Pursuant to the Connecticut Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA"), I hereby request the police reports, incident reports, arrest reports, and/or crime reports for the following case numbers:
1) 10023571
2) 10038706
3) 11010170
4) 11021827
5) 11024125
6) 11025104
7) 12002367
8) 12017232
I also request that, if possible and pursuant to Conn. Gen. Stat. § 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.
I am a reporter with The Trace, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit news organization. I am making this request through MuckRock's public records request management service, which I use to organize and streamline my public records requests.
I would prefer it if you emailed me the documents in a .pdf format. If for any reason the documents must be provided via standard mail, please send them to the following address:
The Trace
Attn: Brian Freskos
428 Broadway, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10013
In the event that there are fees, I would appreciate if you informed me of the total charges before completing my request.
If my request is denied in whole or in part, please cite the applicable statutory exemption.
Thank you in advance for your help with this request. If you have any questions, please call me at (919) 522-6354.
Sincerely,
Brian Freskos
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DEPT MR 41658
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516
PLEASE NOTE: This request is not filed by a MuckRock staff member, but is being sent through MuckRock by the above in order to better track, share, and manage public records requests. Also note that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.

From: Brian Freskos

Hi Detective Rahman, just wanted to check on the status of this request. Can you advise where I am in line? Thank you so much!

Brian

From: Muckrock Staff

To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following request, copied below. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: Hartford Police Department

Good Afternoon, Mr. Freskos:

The Hartford Police Department is in receipt of your Freedom of Information request.

Please be advised that the Hartford Police will make a concerted effort to provide said records within a reasonable time frame, but all requests are processed in the order that they are received. Once we have identified the documents you requested, to the extent they exist, you will be notified.

You can also obtain requested records by contacting the Hartford Police Department’s Records Division in person or by phone at 860-151-4150, and providing the case numbers.

Hartford Police Record Division Hours

Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
Tuesday 0800- 1200 (Noon)
Wednesday 0800-1200 (Noon)
Thursday 1500-1900
Friday 0800-1200 (Noon)
Saturday 0800-1200 (Noon)

Please be advised, that under the Freedom of Information laws of the State of Connecticut, the City of Hartford is not obligated to create a document that does not already exist. This includes putting a document into electronic format when it exists in hardcopy form.

Respectfully;

Sergeant Omayra Martinez-Baidy
Hartford Police Department
Civil Litigation/FOI
Marto001@hartford.gov<mailto:Marto001@hartford.gov>
860-757-4251 (O)
860-722-8270 (F)

From: Hartford Police Department

Good Morning, Mr. Freskos:

In response to your Freedom of Information request. The Hartford Police Department has identified forty-seven (47) pages responsive to your request. Please be advised that it is the policy of the Hartford Police Department to charge fifty cents per page for all duplications. Please submit payment of $23.50 at your earliest convenience to the Hartford Police Department c/o Detective Denise Mendoza, 253 High Street, Hartford, CT 06103. Upon receipt of payment, said records will be duplicated and forwarded to your address. Alternatively, you may review the documents identified at no charge to you by contacting our office at (860)757-425, and scheduling an appointment to do

Respectfully;

Sergeant Omayra Martinez-Baidy
Hartford Police Department
Civil Litigation/FOI
Marto001@hartford.gov<mailto:Marto001@hartford.gov>
860-757-4251 (O)
860-722-8270 (F)

From: Brian Freskos


To Whom It May Concern:

Please find enclosed a check for $23.50 to satisfy the fee associated with the attached public records request.

Thank you.

From: Hartford Police Department

Good Afternoon, Mr. Freskos:

HPD has received payment. Please be advised that the responsive records have been forwarded to you via U.S. Mail.

Respectfully;

Sergeant Omayra Martinez-Baidy
Hartford Police Department
Civil Litigation/FOI
Marto001@hartford.gov<mailto:Marto001@hartford.gov>
860-757-4251 (O)
860-722-8270 (F)

From: Hartford Police Department

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: Brian Freskos

Thanks!

From: Hartford Police Department

From: FOIA Police
Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 4:50 PM
To: Martinez-Baidy, Omayra <MARTO001@hartford.gov<mailto:MARTO001@hartford.gov>>
Subject: RE: Connecticut Freedom of Information Act Request: Hartford, CT, Stolen/Recovered Gun Reports

On Nov. 14, 2018:

Good Afternoon, Mr. Freskos:

HPD has received payment. Please be advised that the responsive records have been forwarded to you via U.S. Mail.

Respectfully;
Sergeant Omayra Martinez-Baidy
Hartford Police Department
Civil Litigation/FOI
Marto001@hartford.gov<mailto:Marto001@hartford.gov<mailto:Marto001@hartford.gov%3cmailto:Marto001@hartford.gov>>
860-757-4251 (O)
860-722-8270 (F)
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From: requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com> <requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com>>
Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 4:41 PM
To: Martinez-Baidy, Omayra <MARTO001@hartford.gov<mailto:MARTO001@hartford.gov>>
Subject: RE: Connecticut Freedom of Information Act Request: Hartford, CT, Stolen/Recovered Gun Reports

Hartford Police Department
FOIA Office
253 High Street
Hartford, CT 06103

November 20, 2018

This is a follow up to a previous request:

Thanks!

Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com>
Upload documents directly: https://www.muckrock.com/accounts/agency_login/hartford-police-department-3552/hartford-ct-stolenrecovered-gun-reports-41658/?email=MARTO001%40hartford.gov&uuid-login=205ddec4-2369-4765-9f22-c5ccb77ae3b7#agency-reply
Is this email coming to the wrong contact? Something else wrong? Use the above link to let us know.

For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 41658
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

PLEASE NOTE: This request is not filed by a MuckRock staff member, but is being sent through MuckRock by the above in order to better track, share, and manage public records requests. Also note that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.

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On Nov. 14, 2018:
Good Afternoon, Mr. Freskos:

HPD has received payment. Please be advised that the responsive records have been forwarded to you via U.S. Mail.

Respectfully;

Sergeant Omayra Martinez-Baidy
Hartford Police Department
Civil Litigation/FOI
Marto001@hartford.gov<mailto:Marto001@hartford.gov<mailto:Marto001@hartford.gov%3cmailto:Marto001@hartford.gov>>
860-757-4251 (O)
860-722-8270 (F)
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On Nov. 5, 2018:

To Whom It May Concern:

Please find enclosed a check for $23.50 to satisfy the fee associated with the attached public records request.

Thank you.

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On Oct. 24, 2018:
Good Morning, Mr. Freskos:

In response to your Freedom of Information request. The Hartford Police Department has identified forty-seven (47) pages responsive to your request. Please be advised that it is the policy of the Hartford Police Department to charge fifty cents per page for all duplications. Please submit payment of $23.50 at your earliest convenience to the Hartford Police Department c/o Detective Denise Mendoza, 253 High Street, Hartford, CT 06103. Upon receipt of payment, said records will be duplicated and forwarded to your address. Alternatively, you may review the documents identified at no charge to you by contacting our office at (860)757-425, and scheduling an appointment to do

Respectfully;

Sergeant Omayra Martinez-Baidy
Hartford Police Department
Civil Litigation/FOI
Marto001@hartford.gov<mailto:Marto001@hartford.gov<mailto:Marto001@hartford.gov%3cmailto:Marto001@hartford.gov>>
860-757-4251 (O)
860-722-8270 (F)
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On Oct. 22, 2018:
Good Afternoon, Mr. Freskos:

The Hartford Police Department is in receipt of your Freedom of Information request.

Please be advised that the Hartford Police will make a concerted effort to provide said records within a reasonable time frame, but all requests are processed in the order that they are received. Once we have identified the documents you requested, to the extent they exist, you will be notified.

You can also obtain requested records by contacting the Hartford Police Department’s Records Division in person or by phone at 860-151-4150, and providing the case numbers.

Hartford Police Record Division Hours

Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
Tuesday 0800- 1200 (Noon)
Wednesday 0800-1200 (Noon)
Thursday 1500-1900
Friday 0800-1200 (Noon)
Saturday 0800-1200 (Noon)

Please be advised, that under the Freedom of Information laws of the State of Connecticut, the City of Hartford is not obligated to create a document that does not already exist. This includes putting a document into electronic format when it exists in hardcopy form.

Respectfully;

Sergeant Omayra Martinez-Baidy
Hartford Police Department
Civil Litigation/FOI
Marto001@hartford.gov<mailto:Marto001@hartford.gov<mailto:Marto001@hartford.gov%3cmailto:Marto001@hartford.gov>>
860-757-4251 (O)
860-722-8270 (F)
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On Oct. 19, 2018:
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following request, copied below. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.
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On Aug. 9, 2017:
Dear Records Officer,

Pursuant to the Connecticut Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA"), I hereby request the police reports, incident reports, arrest reports, and/or crime reports for the following case numbers:

1) 10023571
2) 10038706
3) 11010170
4) 11021827
5) 11024125
6) 11025104
7) 12002367
8) 12017232

I also request that, if possible and pursuant to Conn. Gen. Stat. § 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.

I am a reporter with The Trace, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit news organization. I am making this request through MuckRock’s public records request management service, which I use to organize and streamline my public records requests.

I would prefer it if you emailed me the documents in a .pdf format. If for any reason the documents must be provided via standard mail, please send them to the following address:

The Trace
Attn: Brian Freskos
428 Broadway, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10013

In the event that there are fees, I would appreciate if you informed me of the total charges before completing my request.

If my request is denied in whole or in part, please cite the applicable statutory exemption.

Thank you in advance for your help with this request. If you have any questions, please call me at (919) 522-6354.

Sincerely,
Brian Freskos

Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com>
Upload documents directly: https://www.muckrock.com/accounts/agency_login/hartford-police-department-3552/hartford-ct-stolenrecovered-gun-reports-41658/?email=MARTO001%40hartford.gov&uuid-login=205ddec4-2369-4765-9f22-c5ccb77ae3b7#agency-reply
Is this email coming to the wrong contact? Something else wrong? Use the above link to let us know.

For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 41658
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

PLEASE NOTE: This request is not filed by a MuckRock staff member, but is being sent through MuckRock by the above in order to better track, share, and manage public records requests. Also note that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.
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