Long Beach Police Department (CA) Civil Asset Forfeiture Records

Greg Buhl filed this request with the Long Beach Police Department of Long Beach, CA.
Tracking #

P006649-052321

Due June 2, 2021
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

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From: Greg Buhl

To LBPD,

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act I am requesting the following records:

-Any accounting records or statistics on seized real estate, vehicles, firearms, funds in bank accounts and seizures made by the LBPD, as well as seizures made by federal authorities where the LBPD receives a share under the MOUs the department have in place with numerous agencies describing how assets are to be divided.

-Any annual reports produced on the LBPD civil asset forfeiture program.

-Documents showing the balance of any funds currently in the LBPD Civil Asset Forfeiture fund.

-A list of all items seized through civil asset forfeiture and retained for use by the LBPD.

-Please also include any information relating to contested seizures. This request does not include court documents for individual forfeiture cases.

The time period for this request is for the last 10 years.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter in the time frame set out in the CPRA.

Greg Buhl
Lead Researcher at CheckLBPD.org

From: Long Beach Police Department

Dear Greg Buhl:
Pursuant to California Government Code § 6253, staff will review your request and respond within 10 days to notify you if there are responsive records, or if an extension is necessary to determine if responsive records exist.

If your request was received after business hours or on a weekend or holiday, the next business day will be considered the date of receipt. The 10-day response period starts with the first calendar day after the date of receipt (Ca. Civ. Code, § 10.). You may be contacted by a staff member if there are questions regarding your request. NOTICE: Public records requests and transparency remain of utmost importance, and we are continuing to respond to requests under California Government Code guidelines.  However, you may experience delays in response times as we are focusing on handling high priority issues related to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Pursuant to Government Code section 6253(c) there may be delays due to unusual circumstances.
Thank you for your interest in public records of the Long Beach Police Department. Your request has been received and will be processed in the order it was received. Your request was received in this office on 5/23/2021 and given the reference number P006649-052321 for tracking purposes.

Records Requested: "To LBPD,

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act I am requesting the following records:

-Any accounting records or statistics on seized real estate, vehicles, firearms, funds in bank accounts and seizures made by the LBPD, as well as seizures made by federal authorities where the LBPD receives a share under the MOUs the department have in place with numerous agencies describing how assets are to be divided.

-Any annual reports produced on the LBPD civil asset forfeiture program.

-Documents showing the balance of any funds currently in the LBPD Civil Asset Forfeiture fund.

-A list of all items seized through civil asset forfeiture and retained for use by the LBPD.

-Please also include any information relating to contested seizures. This request does not include court documents for individual forfeiture cases.

The time period for this request is for the last 10 years.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter in the time frame set out in the CPRA.

Greg Buhl
Lead Researcher at CheckLBPD.org

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