FOIA - NYPD - Body Camera Footage from Tasing Protester on July 12th, 2020

J Ader filed this request with the New York City Police Department of New York City, NY .
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2020-056-10352

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Rejected

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From: J Ader


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York Freedom of Information Law, I hereby request the following records:

All Body Camera Footage from officers involved in the apprehension of the protester featured in the following recording: https://twitter.com/scootercasterny/status/1282464495839981569

This event took place at on 5th and 67th Street in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn on Sunday, July 12th.

Please provide footage in its unedited - or "raw" - form, including video (with timestamps and other metadata) and audio.

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,

J Ader

From: New York City Police Department

Your request FOIL-2020-056-10352 has been successfully submitted to the New York City Police Department (NYPD).
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You can view the request and take any necessary action at the following webpage: https://a860-openrecords.nyc.gov/request/view/FOIL-2020-056-10352. (https://a860-openrecords.nyc.gov/request/view/FOIL-2020-056-10352)

From: New York City Police Department

The New York City Police Department (NYPD) has acknowledged your FOIL request FOIL-2020-056-10352. You can expect a response on or about Monday, November 30, 2020.
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Your request has been assigned to Detective Halk (646-610-6430). Note: Due to issues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic there may be extensive delays, lasting up to one year, in determining your request.

Please visit FOIL-2020-056-10352 to view additional information and take any necessary action.

From: New York City Police Department

The New York City Police Department (NYPD) has closed your FOIL request FOIL-2020-056-10352 for the following reasons: (https://a860-openrecords.nyc.gov/request/view/FOIL-2020-056-10352)
In regard to the document(s) which you requested, I must deny access to these records on the basis of Public Officers Law Section 87(2)(b) as such information, if disclosed, would constitute an unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. I must deny access to the records you requested on the basis of Public Officers Law Section 87(2)(a). These records are sealed under court order, pursuant to Criminal Procedure Law Section 160.50 and can only be requested by the arrested person or their representative.

In order to release these records, this unit must receive a notarized affidavit from the arrested person or their representative within thirty (30) days of the date of this email, addressed to the attention of Detective Halk (646-610-6430), who has been assigned to handle your case. Failure to do so will result in this file being CLOSED. In regard to the document(s) which you requested, I must deny access to these records on the basis of Public Officers Law section 87(2)(g)(iii) as such records/information are inter-agency or intra-agency materials which are not final agency policy or determinations.
* In regard to the document(s) which you requested, I must deny access to these records on the basis of Public Officers Law Section 87(2)(i), as such information, if disclosed, would jeopardize the capacity of an agency or an entity that has shared information with an agency to guarantee the security of its information technology assets, such assets encompassing both electronic information systems and infrastructures.
You may appeal the decision to deny access to material that was redacted in part or withheld in entirety by contacting the agency's FOIL Appeals Officer: foilappeals@nypd.org within 30 days. (mailto:foilappeals@nypd.org?subject=FOIL-2020-056-10352%20-%20Appeal)

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