2018 Reclaim the Block Campaign

Don Johnson filed this request with the Minneapolis Police Department of Minneapolis, MN .
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From: Don Johnson


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act, I hereby request the following records:

All internal and external correspondence (emails, texts, etc.) that reference police divestment, cuts to the police budget, or "Reclaim the Block."

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,

Don Johnson

From: Minneapolis Police Department

Thank you for emailing the Minneapolis Police Records Information Unit.

Email requests for incident/arrest report information are answered when staff is available to view them and respond, during weekday business hours.

Although we make every effort to respond in a timely fashion, depending on the complexity of your question, it may take several days for your specific response. Thank you for your patience.

If your situation requires a Police, Fire, or Emergency Medical response, please call 911 immediately.

From: Minneapolis Police Department

Please narrow the scope of your request for what timeframe, are the highlighted references from below the specific keywords for the search? Are the emails, texts etc. only to/from the Minneapolis Police Department personnel?

Thank you,

Caresa Meuwissen - PST II

Minneapolis Police Department
Records Information Unit
350 S. 5th Street, Rm 31, City Hall
Minneapolis, MN 55415

From: Don Johnson

Caresa,

Thank you for your reply.
Timeframe: 6/1/2018-present
Terms for search: "Reclaim the Block", "Minneapolis Police Department Budget", "Our Budget", "The Budget", "Divestment"
Correct, communications to and from MPD personnel.

Don

From: Minneapolis Police Department

Thank you for clarification.

Your data practice request has been assigned tracking number MPD-10196.

The Minneapolis Police Records Information Unit continues to receive a high volume of data requests and the non-subject data requests are processed in the order received. Records Unit staff will get this under way and routed to the appropriate data holder(s) as quickly as current workloads permit. Please reference the tracking number in future communications.

Thank you,

Caresa Meuwissen - PST II

Minneapolis Police Department
Records Information Unit
350 S. 5th Street, Rm 31, City Hall
Minneapolis, MN 55415

From: Minneapolis Police Department

Good Morning,

Due to the volume of responsive emails, this data was placed on a flash drive; redactions per MN State Statutes 13.82, 13.02 and 13.43. The cost is $5.00 (invoice attached). Inspection of responsive data is free only when done in our Records Unit Office (Mon thru Fri, during the hours of 9am to 4pm).

Cash or check only for payment. Checks are to be made out to the City of Minneapolis.

Please advise.

Thank you,

Caresa Meuwissen - Supervisor

Minneapolis Police Department
Records Information Unit
350 S. 5th Street, Rm 31, City Hall
Minneapolis, MN 55415

From: Don Johnson


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.

From: Minneapolis Police Department

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

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