Polygraph pre-employment screening data

Mark Harris filed this request with the Executive's Office of King County, WA.
Tracking #

ISS-51130-D6S7C2

Status
Completed
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From: Mark Harris

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to RCW Ch. 42.56 (Public Records Act), I hereby request the following records:

I am seeking, from your Human Resources division:
Any periodic statistical reports (monthly, quarterly, yearly etc) of pre-employment screening polygraph testing and results.
Any documents containing summary or aggregate data on the demographics of individuals undergoing pre-employment polygraph screening. Demographics to include any of: race/ethnicity, gender, age, disability status.
Any reports or documents regarding complaints alleging gender, race, age or disability bias regarding pre-employment polygraph screening.
Any reports or documents that are inspections, oversight, audits, quality control or assurance of your pre-employment polygraph screening program.

The time period for all of the above to be 1 January 2010 to the current date, or the date of your search, whichever is later.
I am not requesting any records with personally identifiable information of any applicant.

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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Mark Harris

From: Executive's Office

Mr. Harris, thank you for your public records request. This request has been assigned the following tracking number: ISS-51130-D6S7C2. I am responding to your request on behalf of the Executive Branch of King County, Human Resources Division/Safety and Claims (HRD) as well as the Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention (DAJD).

Please see the following responses to your request, in red:

Any periodic statistical reports (monthly, quarterly, yearly etc) of pre-employment screening polygraph testing and results. No responsive records were located in our search.

Any documents containing summary or aggregate data on the demographics of individuals undergoing pre-employment polygraph screening. Demographics to include any of: race/ethnicity, gender, age, disability status. No responsive records were located in our search of HRD. DAJD is continuing to search for responsive records. I will contact you by March 6th, 2018 with an update on your request.

Any reports or documents regarding complaints alleging gender, race, age or disability bias regarding pre-employment polygraph screening. No responsive records were located in our search of HRD. DAJD is continuing to search for responsive records. I will contact you by March 6th, 2018 with an update on your request.

Any reports or documents that are inspections, oversight, audits, quality control or assurance of your pre-employment polygraph screening program. No responsive records located in our search.

The King County Sheriff's Department may have records responsive to your request. Per King County Code 2.12.005 and 2.12.230(B), you will need to submit your request directly to them. You can do so by contacting:

King County Sheriff's Office
ATTN: Public Disclosure Unit
King County Courthouse
516 3rd Avenue, Room W-116
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206-263-2103

Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Closed weekends & holidays

Public Records Officer: Kimberly Petty

(206) 263-2103 or kcsodisclosure@kingcounty.gov<mailto:kcsodisclosure@kingcounty.gov>

Please let me know should you have any questions.
Sincerely,

Andrea Williams
Records and Information Systems Manager
Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention
500 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104
Phone 206-477-5131 Fax 206-205-0777

For general inquiries and records requests:
Phone: 206-477-5130 Email: records.dajd@kingcounty.gov<mailto:records.dajd@kingcounty.gov>

From: Executive's Office

Mr. Harris, we have completed our review of the additional items from your request. We now consider this request closed.

Please let me know should have any questions.

Sincerely,

Andrea Williams
Records and Information Systems Manager
Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention
500 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104
Phone 206-477-5131 Fax 206-205-0777

For general inquiries and records requests:
Phone: 206-477-5130 Email: records.dajd@kingcounty.gov<mailto:records.dajd@kingcounty.gov>

From: Mark Harris

Hi,

Thanks for your help with this request, and the speedy delivery of responsive documents. I really appreciate it.

Sincerely,
Mark Harris

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