Olympia: May 30th Black Lives Matter March / White Supremacist Confrontation - Olympia Police Department

Bernard Rodriguez filed this request with the Olympia Police Department of Olympia, WA.
Tracking # W005224-032816
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From: Bernard Rodriguez

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to RCW Ch. 42.56 (Public Records Act), I hereby request the following records:

- Action Plan(s) for policing demonstrations, protests and other events on Saturday May 30th, 2015 and Sunday May 31st, 2015
- After Action reports and/or written debriefs of demonstrations, protests and other events of the day(s)
Please include all draft and final versions along with any associated metadata.

Additionally, I am also requesting all email communications from or to "olympiawa.gov" and email addresses between 01/01/2014 and the 03/17/2016 referring to the events of this date, which include the following keywords:

- "Black Lives Matter"
- "BLM"
- "Outside Agitators"
- "Outside Agitators 206"
- "OA206"
- "Stormfront.org"
- "Seahawks Shutdown"
- "volksfront"

A search for records responsive to this request should include, but not be limited to: emails, training presentations, PowerPoint slides, Microsoft Word documents, talking points, main file records, cross-reference records, ELSUR ("Electronic Surveillance") records and any reports generated for City City Council or the Office of the Mayor.

I respectfully urge the agency to “black out” rather than “white out” or “cut out” material that must be redacted.

Please include in your search, any and all documents, correspondence within and outside the department and including other agencies, emails, training presentations, PowerPoint slides, and Microsoft Word documents, which discuss the demonstrations and or protests through the date of this request.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, and is not being made for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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,

Bernard Rodriguez

From: City of Olympia

03/30/2016
Dear Bernard Rodriguez:
Your public records request for "Action Plan(s) for policing demonstrations, protests and other events onSaturday May 30th, 2015 and Sunday May 31st, 2015...
” dated 3/24/2016 was received by the City of Olympia on 3/24/2016.
The City anticipates it will need until April 29, 2016 to respond to your request. If additional time is necessary or if the documents can be made available in less time, you will be notified.
If you have any questions, please do not reply directly to this message as direct replies are automatically routed to a central mailbox which may delay my receipt of your message. Instead, please send messages directly to me at aiverson@ci.olympia.wa.us.
For additional information, please refer to the City of Olympia’s Public Disclosure Policy at
http://www.olympiawa.gov/city-government/public-records-requests.aspx
Sincerely,
Amy Iverson
Olympia Police Department
360.753.8096

From: Olympia Police Department

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: City of Olympia

Dear Bernard Rodriguez:
Your public records request for "- Action Plan(s) for policing demonstrations, protests and other events on Saturday May 30th,2015 and Sunday May 31st, 2015- After Action reports and/or written debriefs of demonstrations, protests and other events of the day(s)Please include all draft and final versions along with any associated metadata .Additionally, I am also requesting all email communications from or to "olympiawa.gov" and email addresses between 01/01/2014 and the 03/17/2016 referring to the events of this date,which include the following keywords:- "Black Lives Matter"- "BLM"- "Outside Agitators"- "Outside Agitators 206"- "OA206"- "Stormfront.org"- "Seahawks Shutdown"- "volksfront"A search for records responsive to this request should include, but not be limited to: emails,training presentations, PowerPoint slides, Microsoft Word documents, talking points, mainfile records, cross-reference records, ELSUR ("Electronic Surveillance") records and any reports generated for City City Council or the Office of the Mayor” dated 3/24/2016 was received by the City of Olympia on 3/24/2016.
The following records were mailed in response to your request:
553 Emails
This completes and closes my response to your request.
If you have any questions or need additional information, please do not reply directly to this message, as direct replies are automatically routed to a central mailbox which may delay my receipt of your message.  Instead, send messages directly to me at aiverson@ci.olympia.wa.us.
For additional information, please refer to the City of Olympia’s Public Disclosure Policy at
http://www.olympiawa.gov/city-government/public-records-requests.aspx
Sincerely,
Amy Iverson
Olympia Police Department
360.753.8096

From: Bernard Rodriguez

Hi Amy,

I wanted to confirm that I have received the emails responsive to the search terms I requested.

However, I have not received any documents related to two sections of my request:

- Action Plan(s) for policing demonstrations, protests and other events on Saturday May 30th, 2015 and Sunday May 31st, 2015
- After Action reports and/or written debriefs of demonstrations, protests and other events of the day(s)

Please provide a status update regarding this request.

From: Bernard Rodriguez

Hi Amy,

We just spoke on the phone. I wanted to confirm your statement of "no responsive documents" for the action planning and after action reports I requested.

Thank you so much for your help with this request! I really appreciate it.

Sincerely,
Bernard Rodriguez

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