Ring Camera Surveillance (Morton Grove Police Department)

Northwestside Coalition filed this request with the Morton Grove Police Department of Morton Grove, IL.
Tracking #

21-2

Multi Request Ring Camera Surveillance
Status
Completed

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From: Northwestside Coalition


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act., I hereby request the following records:

Documentation on the usage of Ring cameras and/or Neighbors app in surveillance, policing and social media/technology including, but not limited to, the following:

- Memorandum(s) of Understanding
- Initial Bid Documents
- Requests for Proposals
- Any privacy impact assessments
- Any instructional materials or presentations
- Use policies and standard operating procedures
- Data retention policies
- Letters of Interest
- Usage policies
- Any informal agreements that reference Ring, Neighbors, Amazon, or otherwise guide it use or the relationship between this agency and the provider or developer of the camera and/or software.

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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Northwestside Coalition

From: Morton Grove Police Department

Village of Morton Grove

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Hi there

Your first Village of Morton Grove record request (request number #21-2) has been submitted.
It is currently unpublished and is not available for the general public to view.

As the requester, you can always see the status of your
request by signing into the Village of Morton Grove Public Records
portal here.

If you haven't already activated your account,
click here to get started.
Once your account is activated, your request will be visible at the following link:
Request #21-2.

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From: Morton Grove Police Department

Village of Morton Grove

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Hi there

A message was sent to you regarding record request #21-2:

The Village of Morton Grove has reviewed your request  for records pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, 5 ILCS 140/1 et seq. The Act allows the Village to  extend the time to respond to a  request by up to 5 business days for a limited number of reasons. 5 ILCS 140/3(e).

At this time, we cannot respond to your request within the 5 business day time limit without unduly burdening or interfering with our operations. Therefore, we will respond to your request by January 18, 2021.

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From: Morton Grove Police Department

Village of Morton Grove

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Hi there

A document has been released to you for record request #21-2:

* Ring FOIA-redacted.pdf

Document links are valid for one month.
After February 14, you will need to sign in to view the document(s).

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From: Morton Grove Police Department

Village of Morton Grove

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Hi there

Record request #21-2 has been closed. The closure reason supplied was:

 

The Village possesses the attached records responsive to your request. However, the Village has redacted certain records as required or allowed by Illinois law. Please review the redaction log for an explanation of information that has been redacted.
 
To the extent that this correspondence is to be construed as a denial of a request pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, the following information is provided:  The names and titles of each person responsible for the denial of your request are: 
Ralph E. Czerwinski, Village Administrator

Teresa Hoffman Liston, Corporation Counsel

You have a right to have this decision reviewed by the Illinois Attorney General Public Access Counselor.  The Public Access Counselor’s information is as follows: 

Cara Smith, Public Access CounselorOffice of the Attorney General500 S. 2nd StreetSpringfield, Illinois 62706Phone: 312-814-5526 or 1-877-299-FOIA (1-877-299-3642); Fax: 217-782-1396 E-mail: publicaccess@atg.state.il.us

You also have the right to a judicial review of this denial pursuant to Section 11 of the Freedom of Information Act.

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From: Morton Grove Police Department

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Village of Morton Grove

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From: Northwestside Coalition

Hi,

Thanks so much for your help with this request! We really appreciate it.

Sincerely,
Northwestside Coalition

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