Social media surveillance survey (Mount Joy Borough Police Department)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Mount Joy Borough Police Department of Mount Joy, PA.
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Pennsylvania Right to Know Act, I hereby request the following records:

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 or any other social media surveillance software or equipment company, including but not limited to:

• BrightPlanet
• Geofeedia
• Intrado Inc.
• LifeRaft
• Magnet Forensics
• Media Sonar
• Signal Corporation
• ZeroFOX

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 and surveillance software by individual officers and representatives of this agency
• all materials related to the use of any other social media platform, including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Nextdoor, etc.

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.


Beryl Lipton

From: Samuel Sulkosky

Beryl Lipton,

With respect to your recent Right to Know Law (RTKL) request, the Borough of Mount Joy requires that RTKL requests be submitted on the Borough approved RTKL Form. Your RTKL request cannot be processed unless the attached approved Borough RTKL form is completed and appropriately filed with the Open Records Officer. If you have any questions, please let me know.

Samuel Sulkosky
Open Records Officer
21 East Main Street
Mount Joy, PA 17522
Office: 717-653-2300<>

From: Samuel Sulkosky

Please see my email from March 16, 2017 at 3:11 pm. Nothing will be processed until a RTKL Request Form is submitted on the Borough approved RTKL Request form which was previously emailed to you. Your previous email communications were never sent to the Open Records Officer. Furthermore, you have never submitted your Right to Know Law Request on an the appropriate RTKL Form.

Any future correspondence that does not include a properly completed Mount Joy RTKL Form (previously provided to you) will not be provided a response.

Samuel Sulkosky
Open Records Officer
21 East Main Street
Mount Joy, PA 17522
Office: 717-653-2300<>