|Oct. 16, 2016
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Minnesota Data Practices Act, I hereby request the following documents:
Any and all contracts (as well as all associated amendments, exhibits, and materials), memorandums of understanding, and other equivalent agreements entered into by this agency with Geofeedia LLC or any other social media surveillance software or equipment company. Responsive materials should include but not be limited to:
• the initial Invitation to Bid, Request for Proposal, or equivalent call for contractors
• the responsive materials provided by the winning bidder
• other bidder responses
• the current contract
• all exhibits
• all amendments
• all performance work statements
• all deliverables inventories
• all invoices related to the deliverance of software, services, or goods
Please also include:
• all policies related to the acquisition and use of social media use and surveillance by individual officers and representatives of this agency
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.
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.
The Minneapolis Police Department does not have contracts, purchase agreements, service agreements, installation, subscription and/or access agreement with Geofeedia or any other social media monitoring technologies and/or software designed to access information from social media.
Thanks so much for letting us know!
Have a lovely weekend,