Mobile Data Forensics

Jess Summerlin filed this request with the Mesa Police Department of Mesa, AZ.
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From: Jess Summerlin

To Whom It May Concern:

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

1. Evidence-handling guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the handling, chain of custody, preserving, processing and securing of digital evidence.

2. Regarding mobile device forensics and analysis devices and software made or distributed by the companies Cellebrite, Grayshift (including Graykey) and Magnet Forensics.
a. Current and previous contractual and purchasing documents. Examples of this are invoices, purchases orders, initial bid documents, quotes, contracts, loan agreements, procurement documents, requests for proposals, memorandum(s) of understanding, etc…
b. The registered licensee(s) of the device(s) and software(s) between 10/1/2019 and 2/1/2020
c. Any informal agreements or arrangements that reference GrayShift, Cellebrite, GrayKey, or Magnet Forensics; or otherwise guide the use or the relationship between this agency and the provider or developer of the software/hardware.
d. Records of email communication with the domains CellebriteUSA.com, cellebrite.com, magnetforensics.com, or grayshift.com.
e. Specifically for GrayShift; the authorized physical locations between 10/1/2019 and 2/1/2020 for the devices / licensing. “the authorized physical locations (the “Authorized Locations”) specified in your online order (the “Order“) or that you have otherwise registered with Grayshift” - (GRAYSHIFT, LLC END USER LICENSE TERMS)
f. Any privacy impact assessments
g. Any instructional materials or presentations; including internal and departmental generated
h. Use policies, guidelines, standard and operating procedures on the use of mobile phone forensics tools and software; including internal and departmental policies
i. Data acquisition, verification, security, retention and destruction policies; including internal and departmental policies

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 or other digital download if available, or CD/DVD-ROM or USB storage device 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.

I would please ask that if you deny any or all of this request, please cite each specific exemption you feel justifies the refusal to release the information and notify me of the appeal procedures available to me under the law.

Sincerely,

Jess Summerlin

From: Mesa Police Department

Your request has been received. You will be contacted once the request has been completed.

Detective Jason Flam
Mesa Police Department
PIO / Media Relations

From: Mesa Police Department

Thank you for checking. Your requested items are not ready yet. You will be contacted once it’s complete.

Detective Jason Flam
Mesa Police Department
PIO / Media Relations

From: Mesa Police Department

Good afternoon,
Thank you for reaching out. I will check on the status and get back to you.

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

From: Mesa Police Department

Good evening,
Your request is ready for pickup. The items requested exceeds 735 pages. The cost for this request printed out would be $102.00. To save you money, I combined everything on a single CD. The current cost for a CD is $10.00. To avoid a potential price increase, please pay by July 6th, 2020. Unfortunately, due to Covid-19, our lobby is closed, and people are not able to pick up reports in person.

Please mail a check for $10.00 to: Mesa Police Department, MEDIA RELATIONS-Flam#12876, PO Box 1466, Mesa AZ 85211. Checks should be made out to: Mesa Police Department. We appreciate your patience as we navigate the developments and changes surrounding COVID-19.

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

From: Jess Summerlin


To Whom It May Concern:

Please find enclosed a check for $10.00 to satisfy the fee associated with the attached public records request.

Thank you.

From: Muckrock Staff

Detective Flam,
I want to follow up on the request copied here. Mesa PD deposited the check on July 14, 2020, but we have yet to receive any documents responsive to our request. Please advise when we can expect to receive the documents requested.

Thank you,
MuckRock Staff

From: Mesa Police Department

Good afternoon,
I remember completing this request. I believe we received your check and mailed out your files. Tomorrow morning, I will confirm this with the record’s clerk who deposited the check and mailed your package. She makes copies of everything. I will let you know.
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Detective Jason Flam
Public Information Officer
Mesa Police Department

From: Mesa Police Department

Good evening,
If you did not receive the files, please let me know. I can re-send them.
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Detective Jason Flam
Public Information Officer
Mesa Police Department

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