Social Media Surveillance survey (Multnomah County Sheriff's Office)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office of Multnomah County, OR.
Tracking # 201701191152
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Oregon Public Records Law, 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 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 would request your response within ten (10) business days.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

From: GAIDOS Chad M

Good Morning,

I have received your public records request regarding social media surveillance software and equipment utilized by the Sheriff's Office. I will begin processing your request today and will reply to you as soon as I have the specific information you requested.

Regards,
Chad

Lieutenant Chad Gaidos
Public Information Officer
Multnomah County Sheriff's Office
501 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Suite 350
Portland, Or 97214
Office: (503) 988-2300
Pager: (503) 271-0226
Email: chad.gaidos@mcso.us<mailto:chad.gaidos@mcso.us>

Confidentiality: This e-mail transmission may contain confidential and/or privileged information. The information contained herein is intended for the addressee only. If you are not the addressee, please do not review, disclose, copy or distribute this transmission. If you have received this transmission in error, please contact the sender immediately.

From: GAIDOS Chad M

Good Morning,

I have confirmed with our Fiscal Unit that MCSO has not contracted with any of the companies noted in your request, for any kind of service. The policy request will require further investigation, and staff resource. I will forward you an invoice regarding the cost involved as soon as I am able.

Thank you,
Chad

Lieutenant Chad Gaidos
Public Information Officer
Multnomah County Sheriff's Office
501 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Suite 350
Portland, Or 97214
Office: (503) 988-2300
Pager: (503) 271-0226
Email: chad.gaidos@mcso.us<mailto:chad.gaidos@mcso.us>

Confidentiality: This e-mail transmission may contain confidential and/or privileged information. The information contained herein is intended for the addressee only. If you are not the addressee, please do not review, disclose, copy or distribute this transmission. If you have received this transmission in error, please contact the sender immediately.

From: GAIDOS Chad M

Good Morning,

Your request is still in process. I will update you directly as soon as more information is available.

Thank you,
Chad

Lieutenant Chad Gaidos
Public Information Officer
Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office
501 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Suite 350
Portland, Or 97214
Office: (503) 988-2300
Pager: (503) 271-0226
Email: chad.gaidos@mcso.us<mailto:chad.gaidos@mcso.us>

From: GAIDOS Chad M

Good afternoon,

I am continuing to process this request. Several documents are in our archives department and are on order. I will work on the release as soon as they are available.

Thank you,
Chad

Lieutenant Chad Gaidos
Public Information Officer
Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office
501 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Suite 350
Portland, Or 97214
Office: (503) 988-2300
Pager: (503) 271-0226
Email: chad.gaidos@mcso.us<mailto:chad.gaidos@mcso.us>

From: Beryl Lipton

Hi Chad,

Thanks so much for the update. Let me know if there's anything I can do in the interim.

Have a lovely weekend,
Beryl

From: GAIDOS Chad M

Good Evening,

After retrieving and reviewing archived documents specific to your request, the following invoice for Media Sonar was located. Our agency is currently under contract with this company, as indicated by the contract. I apologize for the confusion in my prior response.

I have also included our agencies policy with regard to the use of social media monitoring software.

Please let me know if you have further questions specific to this request.

Thank you,
Chad

Lieutenant Chad Gaidos
Public Information Officer
Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office
501 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Suite 350
Portland, Or 97214
Office: (503) 988-2300
Pager: (503) 271-0226
Email: chad.gaidos@mcso.us<mailto:chad.gaidos@mcso.us>

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