Gun policies & incidents (Miami-Dade County, FL)

Vanessa Nason filed this request with the Miami-Dade County Sheriff's Office of Miami-Dade County, FL.
Tracking # P076151-092217
Est. Completion None
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Awaiting Response

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From: Vanessa Nason

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:

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Florida's Sunshine Law, I hereby request the following records:

All data, statistics, or reports from the year 2015 regarding incidents involving firearms, including but not limited to:
> firearm-related homicides
> firearm-related assaults

Any and all policies, procedures, directives, memorandums, and any other guiding materials regarding matters pertaining to firearm acquisition, licensure, use, and transfer, including, but not limited to, the following:
• policies and procedures on the issuance of firearms permits and licenses. (Please note that this point is not a request for the identities of individual permit or license holders, but, rather, is a request for governmental policies and parameters regarding the process and regulations by which one may obtain either a permit or a license. If separate strictures exist for each, provision of both would be greatly appreciated.)
• policies and procedures on the revocation of firearms permits and licenses.
• any and all available policies and procedures regarding local firearms policies. Please provide all such materials that alter or supplement departmental procedures.
• policies and procedures regarding the sale and purchase of firearms. Please include all materials regarding the appropriate qualifications for the sale or purchase of firearms. Please include materials for particular venues, if available, including but not limited to the sale and purchase of firearms at gun shows.
• policies and procedures regarding the transfer, either out-of-state or between individuals, of firearms.
Please include all available segregable data.

All data, statistics, or reports regarding matters pertaining to gun acquisition, licensure, use, and transfer, from the year 2015, including, but not limited to, the following:
• the issuance of firearms permits and licenses.
• the revocation of firearms permits and licenses.
• the sale and purchase of firearms.
• the transfer, either out-of-state or between individuals, of firearms.

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.

Please limit your search to all records from the year 2015.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request.

Sincerely,

Vanessa Nason

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,

Vanessa Nason

From: Zuaznabar, Evangelin

Thank you for submitting your request for records. I kindly ask that you call me at the below listed number to clarify some information in your request.

Thank you.

Eva Zuaznabar, AO1
Miami-Dade Police Department
Central Records Bureau
Information Management Section
9105 NW 25th St. #1028
Doral, Fl. 33172
(305) 471-2135

From: Miami-Dade Police Department

Dear Vanessa Nason:
Thank you for your interest in public records of Miami-Dade Police Department.  Your request has been received and is being processed.  Your request was received in this office on 9/22/2017 and given the reference number P076115-092217 for tracking purposes.
Your request will be forwarded to the relevant person(s) to locate the information you seek and to determine the volume and any costs associated with satisfying your request.  You will be contacted about the availability and/or provided with copies of the records in question. NOTE: If there is no action taken on a request by a requestor, the request will be considered abandoned and withdrawn after 30 days and will require the submission of a new request.
To monitor the progress or update this request please log into the
Public Records Center. (https://miamidadecountyfl.govqa.us/WEBAPP/_rs/RequestEdit.aspx?rid=76115&coid=)

From: Miami-Dade Police Department

Dear Vanessa Nason:
Thank you for your interest in public records of Miami-Dade Police Department.  Your request has been received and is being processed.  Your request was received in this office on 9/22/2017 and given the reference number P076135-092217 for tracking purposes.
Your request will be forwarded to the relevant person(s) to locate the information you seek and to determine the volume and any costs associated with satisfying your request.  You will be contacted about the availability and/or provided with copies of the records in question. NOTE: If there is no action taken on a request by a requestor, the request will be considered abandoned and withdrawn after 30 days and will require the submission of a new request.
To monitor the progress or update this request please log into the
Public Records Center. (https://miamidadecountyfl.govqa.us/WEBAPP/_rs/RequestEdit.aspx?rid=76135&coid=)

From: Miami-Dade Police Department

Dear Vanessa Nason:
Thank you for your interest in public records of Miami-Dade Police Department.  Your request has been received and is being processed.  Your request was received in this office on 9/22/2017 and given the reference number P076151-092217 for tracking purposes.
Your request will be forwarded to the relevant person(s) to locate the information you seek and to determine the volume and any costs associated with satisfying your request.  You will be contacted about the availability and/or provided with copies of the records in question. NOTE: If there is no action taken on a request by a requestor, the request will be considered abandoned and withdrawn after 30 days and will require the submission of a new request.
To monitor the progress or update this request please log into the
Public Records Center. (https://miamidadecountyfl.govqa.us/WEBAPP/_rs/RequestEdit.aspx?rid=76151&coid=)

From: Miami-Dade Police Department

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Dear Ms. Nason,

This email is to inform you that we have processed your request for records and will be making an invoice available to you for what we are able to provide.  As soon as payment is received we will make available to you the statistics on firearm related homicides and assaults.

As for the remainder of the information requested, we do store/house information on policies that are implemented by the county.  Those statistics/information would have to be requested through another county or federal agency.  Those include:  The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF).  The County's 311 may better inform you of where you should direct your request for this information.

Thank you. To monitor the progress, update this request, or download responsive records, please log into the
Public Records Center. (https://miamidadecountyfl.govqa.us/WEBAPP/_rs/RequestEdit.aspx?rid=76135&coid=)

From: Miami-Dade Police Department

Re: Public Records Request of September 22, 2017. Reference #: P076151-092217

Dear Ms. Vanessa Nason:

The Miami-Dade Police Department ("MDPD") has identified records that appears to be responsive to your public records request dated September 22, 2017.

An invoice for the records has been shared and is ready for your review through our online Public Records Center. (https://miamidadecountyfl.govqa.us/WEBAPP/_rs/RequestEdit.aspx?rid=76151&coid=)

Payment must be made within 10 business days or the request will be considered withdrawn, closed and no further action will be taken on this request. A new request will need to be submitted.

Should you have any additional questions or concerns, please reply to this email.

Thank you.

Sincerely,

Eva Zuaznabar (Subpoenas)
Administrative Officer 1
Central Records Bureau S&E

From: Miami-Dade Police Department

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Good Afternoon Ms. Nason,

I hope this email finds you well.  We have processed the portion of your request that responds to the Miami Dade Police Department.  That portion of your request is for the 2015 statistics on Firearm related homicides and assaults.  We have made available to you an invoice and once payment is received we will process your request.

The remainder of your request for information on procurement of firearms, polices, procedures, permits, licenses, etc. may be directed to the Miami Dade County Clerk of Courts, or the County's Attorney's Office.

Thank you. To monitor the progress, update this request, or download responsive records, please log into the
Public Records Center. (https://miamidadecountyfl.govqa.us/WEBAPP/_rs/RequestEdit.aspx?rid=76151&coid=)

From: Miami-Dade Police Department

Re: Public Records Request of September 22, 2017. Reference #: P076151-092217

Dear Ms. Vanessa Nason:

Your request is pending a status of Waiting for Payment for 10 days and requires your attention and action.

Please review the status of this request and update as needed. If the request remains in a pending status for 30 days, your request will be WITHDRAWN and a new request will need to be submitted.

Thank you.

Sincerely,

Eva Zuaznabar (Subpoenas)
Administrative Officer 1
Central Records Bureau S&E

From: Miami-Dade Police Department

Re: Public Records Request of September 22, 2017. Reference #: P076151-092217

Dear Ms. Vanessa Nason:

Your request is pending a status of Waiting for Payment for 20 days and requires your attention and action.

Please review the status of this request and update as needed. If the request remains in a pending status for 30 days, your request will be WITHDRAWN and a new request will need to be submitted.

Thank you.

Sincerely,

Eva Zuaznabar (Subpoenas)
Administrative Officer 1
Central Records Bureau S&E

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