Lake County, FL - Drone Information Request

Alan Bellina filed this request with the Lake County Sheriff's Office of Lake County, FL.
Tracking # 2017-388
Est. Completion None
Status
No Responsive Documents

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From: Alan Bellina

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Florida's Sunshine Law (Fla. Stat. secs. 119.01 to 119.15 (1995)), I hereby request the following records:

1. any requests for proposals, proposals submitted by vendors, contracts, budgets or cost allocations for the purchase and/or use of aerial drones, UAs, UAVs, and UASs (hereinafter “drones”);

2. any policies, guidelines, manuals and/or instructions on department use of drones, including on the legal process required (such as a warrant or court order), if any, before operating a drone;

3. any departmental records concerning this department’s use of drones now or plans to use drones in the future including:

a. the types of investigations or instances in which Lake County Sheriffs Office and city police departments inside of Lake County Florida is using or plans to use drones, or how it plans to support, manage or oversee the usage of drones by another department or office;

4. drones’ ability to carry weapons.

5. drones ability to carry chemicals.

6. drone audio, video and listening equipment specifications that are being used for surveillance.

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.

Sincerely,

Alan Bellina

From: Judy, Valeri

RE: PUBLIC RECORDS REQUEST
My Reference No.: Public Records Request #2017-388

Dear Mr. Bellina:

This email shall serve as an acknowledgment that I have received your public records request and forwarded it to the appropriate division(s) of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. I will advise you as soon as I receive those documents, if any, and inform you of any fee that may be charged as permitted by Florida law.

Sincerely,

Valeri Judy
Executive Assistant to David W. Porter, Esq.
General Counsel
Lake County Sheriff’s Office
360 West Ruby Street
Tavares, FL 32778

From: Judy, Valeri

Mr. Bellina,

The Lake County Sheriff’s office does not have any records responsive to your requests.

Sincerely,

Valeri Judy
Executive Assistant to David W. Porter, Esq.
General Counsel
Lake County Sheriff’s Office
360 West Ruby Street
Tavares, FL 32778
Phone: (352)343-9524
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