Pre-employment polygraph screening data (Memphis Police Department)

Mark Harris filed this request with the Memphis Police Department of Memphis, TN .
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W006497-101917

Multi Request Pre-employment polygraph screening data
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From: Mark Harris

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Tennessee's Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

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 7 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Mark Harris

From:

Attachments:
W006497-101917_Harris.M_DLOR_101917.pdf (https://memphistn.s3-us-gov-west-1.amazonaws.com/5e360ea5-f863-4f9c-b440-55fde11e36a8.pdf?AWSAccessKeyId=AKIALFKSIZ2TL26XR27Q&Expires=1511036563&response-content-disposition=attachment%3B%20filename%3DW006497-101917_Harris.M_DLOR_101917.pdf&Signature=5pTEy3IrNH6FMKgtlkYI57OqW7E%3D)
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10/19/2017

Mark Harris
411A Highland Ave DEPT MR 44790
Somerville MA 02144-2516

RE: PUBLIC RECORDS REQUEST of 10/19/2017, Reference # W006497-101917

Dear Harris,

The City received a public records request from you on 10/19/2017. Your request mentioned “To Whom It May Concern: Pursuant to Tennessee's Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records: 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 7 business days, as the statute requires. Sincerely, Mark Harris”

The City has reviewed your request and has determined that the records requested are exempt from disclosure for the following reasons: Per the law in Tennessee at T.C.A. 10-7-503(a)(2)(A), municipal records will "be open for personal inspection by any citizen of this state...." [Emphasis added]. It appears from your contact information that you are not a Tennessee resident therefore this request is denied due to lack of residency.
This completes your public records request with the City of Memphis.

Sincerely,

Public Records Office
City of Memphis

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We have received your request for a public record. It is our goal to respond to these requests as soon as possible or within 5 business days. However, please note that certain requests may take longer to process due to the size of the records requested or current request volumes. Your request has been given the following reference number W006497-101917 for tracking purposes.

Record Requested: To Whom It May Concern:Pursuant to Tennessee's Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records: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 7 business days, as the statute requires.Sincerely,Mark Harris

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Black and white copies of records are billed at $0.15 per page and color copies are billed at $0.25 per page where the request is 10 or more pages. Labor charges may apply for copies involving large requests. More information about billing will be provided as the request is processed.
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From: Memphis Police Department

CENTRAL RECORDS
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10th Floor
Memphis, TN 38103

November 3, 2017

This is a follow up to request number W006497-101917:

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Public Records Act request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 19, 2017. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #W006497-101917.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

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On Oct. 19, 2017:
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On Oct. 19, 2017:
Harris:

We have received your request for a public record. It is our goal to respond to these requests as soon as possible or within 5 business days. However, please note that certain requests may take longer to process due to the size of the records requested or current request volumes. Your request has been given the following reference number W006497-101917 for tracking purposes.

Record Requested: To Whom It May Concern:Pursuant to Tennessee's Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records: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 7 business days, as the statute requires.Sincerely,Mark Harris

You can monitor the progress of your request at the link below and you'll receive an email when your request has been completed. Feel free to check the status of your request at any time. Again, thank you for using the City of Memphis Public Records e-Office. FEE SCHEDULE
Black and white copies of records are billed at $0.15 per page and color copies are billed at $0.25 per page where the request is 10 or more pages. Labor charges may apply for copies involving large requests. More information about billing will be provided as the request is processed.
City of Memphis
Public Records e-Office
Track the issue status and respond at:
https://mycusthelp.com/MEMPHISTN//_cs/RequestEdit.aspx?rid=6497 (https://mycusthelp.com/MEMPHISTN//_cs/RequestEdit.aspx?rid=6497)

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On Oct. 19, 2017:
Dear Harris, Thank you for registering with the City of Memphis.

Below you will find your login and password information.

Please log in to the system to update any contact or password information and to track the progress of your request.
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Password: 89342919c9

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On Oct. 19, 2017:
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10/19/2017

Mark Harris
411A Highland Ave DEPT MR 44790
Somerville MA 02144-2516

RE: PUBLIC RECORDS REQUEST of 10/19/2017, Reference # W006497-101917

Dear Harris,

The City received a public records request from you on 10/19/2017. Your request mentioned “To Whom It May Concern: Pursuant to Tennessee's Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records: 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 7 business days, as the statute requires. Sincerely, Mark Harris”

The City has reviewed your request and has determined that the records requested are exempt from disclosure for the following reasons: Per the law in Tennessee at T.C.A. 10-7-503(a)(2)(A), municipal records will "be open for personal inspection by any citizen of this state...." [Emphasis added]. It appears from your contact information that you are not a Tennessee resident therefore this request is denied due to lack of residency.
This completes your public records request with the City of Memphis.

Sincerely,

Public Records Office
City of Memphis
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On Oct. 19, 2017:
To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Tennessee's Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

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 7 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Mark Harris

Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com
Upload documents directly: https://www.muckrock.com/accounts/agency_login/memphis-police-department-652/pre-employment-polygraph-screening-data-memphis-police-department-44790/?uuid-login=13e5d673-cb73-4298-b7b6-9bb4d9d23d4e&email=memphistn%40mycusthelp.net#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 44790
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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