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|Multi Request||Masked LEOs|
|Submitted||Sept. 13, 2021|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Oregon Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:
1. Policies, including implementation, termination and expiration notices, mentioning or discussing mask mandates or requirements for employees.
2. Reports regarding alleged violations of or non-compliance with mask mandates or requirements.
3. Records documenting any disciplinary actions taken regarding Item #2.
4. Emails, letters, memos and other written or memorialized discussions with unions or employee representatives regarding actual or proposed mask mandates or requirements (such as those requested in Item #1).
I am a member of the news media and request classification as such. I have previously written about the government and its activities, with some reaching over 100,000 readers in outlets such as Gizmodo, MuckRock, Motherboard, Property of the People, Unicorn Riot, and The Outline, among others. As such, as I have a reasonable expectation of publication and my editorial and writing skills are well established. In addition, I discuss and comment on the files online and make them available through non-profits such as the library Internet Archive and the journalist non-profit MuckRock, disseminating them to a large audience. While my research is not limited to this, a great deal of it, including this, focuses on the activities and attitudes of the government itself. As such, it is not necessary for me to demonstrate the relevance of this particular subject in advance.
As my primary purpose is to inform about government activities by reporting on it and making the raw data available, I request that fees be waived.
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 10 business days.
An interim response, stating the request is being processed.
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Oregon Public Records Law request, copied below, and originally submitted on Sept. 13, 2021. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response. You had assigned it reference number #49824.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.
Please see the attached documents related to your recent public records request.
[cid:image003.jpg@01D7B6DC.38B0CC10] Laura Heathcock | Administrative Specialist
Central Records Section
Oregon State Police
3565 Trelstad Ave SE
Salem, OR 97317-9614
Phone: (503) 934-0168
To provide premier public safety services.
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