Mesa Ring

Caroline Haskins filed this request with the Mesa Police Department of Mesa, AZ.
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From: Caroline Haskins


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Arizona Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

Public reports state that this police department has partnered with Ring, Amazon’s home security company. (https://blog.ring.com/2019/08/28/working-together-for-safer-neighborhoods-introducing-the-neighbors-active-law-enforcement-map/) These partnerships involve an exchange: Law enforcement gets access to Ring’s “Law Enforcement Neighborhoods Portal.” The Law Enforcement Neighborhood Portal is a way that police can request Ring camera footage from people that use Neighbors, Ring has a "neighborhood watch" app.

Therefore, I hereby request the following records:

1) All instructional materials, presentations and presentation materials (including recorded video and audio, PowerPoint files, prepared remarks, and slides formats), and other guidance on the use of Ring devices and/or the Neighbors app. This includes A) any notes taken during meetings that discussed the use of Ring devices and/or the Neighbors app, B) any explanations (whether internally or externally generated) of how Ring devices and/or the Neighbors app work, and C) any other document that has been used to help explain the use of Ring devices and/or the Neighbors app to any party, including internal documentation, public relations materials, and executive summaries.

2) A copy of any privacy impact assessments, use policies, standard operating procedures, data retention policies, legal opinions, warranties, non-disclosure agreements, contracts, liability waivers, insurance agreements, Requests for Proposals, Responses to Requests for Proposal, Memorandums of Understanding, Letters of Interest, usage policies, or informal agreements between the police department and Ring.

3) A copy of any funding opportunity announcements, grant applications and grantor status/progress reports, reports to legislative bodies, annual reports that mention Ring or the Neighbors app, as well as audit records, including but not limited to security audits of the software, misuse reports, and reports to oversight bodies.

4) Any digital communications including but not limited to emails and text messages) as well as documents, (including but not limited to PDF, word processing, excel, and slide documents) that mention Ring or the Neighbors app.

5) Any digital communications (including but not limited to emails and text messages) with Ring representatives.

Please try to include any other miscellaneous documents that facilitate this police department's relationship with Ring that don't neatly fall neatly into the above categories.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes. It will be used in the course of reporting for Motherboard, VICE’s science and technology website (www.motherboard.vice.com).

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 10 business days.

Sincerely,

Caroline Haskins

From: Mesa Police Department

Good evening Caroline,

Your request has been received.

Respectfully,
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Detective Jason Flam
Mesa Police Department
PIO - Media Relations

From: Mesa Police Department

Good afternoon,

Thank you for checking in with us. Your request is still in the process of being filled. We will contact you once it’s completed.

Have a great day!
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Detective Jason Flam
Mesa Police Department
PIO - Media Relations

From: Mesa Police Department

Good evening,
Your public records request has been fulfilled. The cost will be $5.00. Your report will be available at the ‘records window’ in the front lobby of the main station of the Mesa Police Department, located at 130 N. Robson, Mesa, AZ 85201. (Please tell the record’s clerk that your report is in the News Media file.)

Thank you,
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Detective Jason Flam
Mesa Police Department
PIO - Media Relations

From: Caroline Haskins


To Whom It May Concern:

Please find enclosed a check for $5.00 to satisfy the fee associated with the attached public records request.

Thank you.

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Mesa Police Department
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PO Box 1466
Mesa, AZ 85211

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From: Mesa Police Department

Good evening,
We received your payment. Attached is the information you requested.
We wish you a safe holiday!

Respectfully,

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Detective Jason Flam
Mesa Police Department
PIO - Media Relations

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