Police Department Lawsuits (Orlando Police Department)

Michael Morisy filed this request with the Orlando Police Department of Orlando, FL.
Tracking # PRR-24633
Est. Completion None
Status
Fix Required

Communications

From: Michael Morisy

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Florida's Sunshine Law (Fla. Stat. secs. 119.01 to 119.15 (1995)), I hereby request the following records:

Copies of all reports, lists, or databases detailing the number and/or status of lawsuits brought against the city's police department since 2009. This should include requests for, or documentation of, funds used to cover settlement agreements, court costs, or other expenses related to lawsuits.

This request should be construed to include any document submitted to, compiled by, or in any way maintained by the department that lists lawsuits brought against the department between 2009 through the present. If a document exists that contains the requested information for some, but not all of the above mentioned years, please include that/those document(s).

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 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 would request your response within ten (10) business days.

Sincerely,

Michael Morisy

From: Sheila Williams

Good afternoon Mr. Morisy,

Please be advised that the City of Orlando Records Management is in receipt
of your public records request (below) and have assigned PRR#24633 for
tracking purposes. It will be forwarded to the appropriate department for
any responsive/releasable documents they may have in their possession. If
there is a cost estimate that exceeds over (30) minutes of staff time to
retrieve, you will be notified of the hourly rate of pay and the estimated
hours prior to commencement. If you have any concerns, please advise and
utilize the assigned PRR#24633.

Thanks,

Sheila Cook-Williams

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Florida's Sunshine Law (Fla. Stat. secs. 119.01 to 119.15
(1995)), I hereby request the following records:

Copies of all reports, lists, or databases detailing the number and/or
status of lawsuits brought against the city's police department since 2009.
This should include requests for, or documentation of, funds used to cover
settlement agreements, court costs, or other expenses related to lawsuits.

This request should be construed to include any document submitted to,
compiled by, or in any way maintained by the department that lists lawsuits
brought against the department between 2009 through the present. If a
document exists that contains the requested information for some, but not
all of the above mentioned years, please include that/those document(s).

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 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
would request your response within ten (10) business days.

Sincerely,
​​
Michael Morisy

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For mailed responses, please address (see note):
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PLEASE NOTE the new address as well as the fact that improperly addressed
(i.e., with the requester's name rather than MuckRock News) requests might
be returned by the USPS as undeliverable.

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Florida has a very broad public records law. As a result, any
written communication created or received by the City of
Orlando officials and employees will be made available to the
public and media, upon request, unless otherwise exempt.
Under Florida law, email addresses are public records.

If you do not want your email address released in response
to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to
this office. Instead, contact our office by phone or in writing.

From: Ruth McLemore-Price

Dear Mr. Morisy,

You requested:
​"
Copies of all reports, lists, or databases detailing the number and/or
status of lawsuits brought against the city's police department since 2009.
This should include requests for, or documentation of, funds used to cover
settlement agreements, court costs, or other expenses related to lawsuits."

The records you request will require more than 30 minutes of total staff
time to retrieve. City Policy requires that a labor fee be imposed for
requests that require more than 30 minutes total staff time. Please see
estimate below:

5 hours of staff time at $35 per hour= $175.00

City policy requires that a deposit be collected before retrieval begins on
records requests when the estimated cost is $100 or more. The City cannot
accept payments by phone. You may mail a check to the address below, please
reference PRR-24633.

City of Orlando

Records Management

City Hall, 2nd Floor

400 S. Orange Avenue

Orlando, FL 32802

After your deposit is received, we will request that staff begin compiling
responsive records and that staff keep an accounting of the time required
to fulfill your request.

If providing records for your request will cost more than the estimated
amount, you will be required to pay the difference. If providing responsive
records requires less than the estimated time and cost, the difference will
be refunded to you.

Please advise how you wish to proceed.

Please contact me if I can assist you.

--

*Ruth McLemore-Price*

Florida Certified Records Manager

City of Orlando

Records and Archives Management

400 S. Orange Avenue, 2nd Floor

Orlando, Florida 32801

cityoforlando.net <http://www.cityoforlando.net/>

P. 407.246.2762

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*You can submit a public records request by e-mail using:**
records@cityoforlando.net <records@cityoforlando.net>**. **Please note that
public records requests are not required to be in writing, however, it may
assist us in processing your request more accurately, quickly and
efficiently.*

*--*

Florida has a very broad public records law. As a result, any
written communication created or received by the City of
Orlando officials and employees will be made available to the
public and media, upon request, unless otherwise exempt.
Under Florida law, email addresses are public records.

If you do not want your email address released in response
to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to
this office. Instead, contact our office by phone or in writing.

From: Ruth McLemore-Price

Dear Mr. Morisy,

Please advise as to how you wish to proceed.

Please contact me if I can assist you.

--

Ruth McLemore-Price

Florida Certified Records Manager

City of Orlando

Records and Archives Management

400 S. Orange Avenue, 2nd Floor

Orlando, Florida 32801

cityoforlando.net <http://www.cityoforlando.net/>

P. 407.246.2762

Follow us!

@citybeautiful <https://twitter.com/citybeautiful>

facebook.com/cityoforlando <https://www.facebook.com/cityoforlando>

https://www.youtube.com/user/CityofOrlando

flickr.com/cityoforlando <https://www.flickr.com/photos/cityoforlando>

instagram.com/thecitybeautiful

engage.cityoforlando.net

*You can submit a public records request by e-mail using:
records@cityoforlando.net <records@cityoforlando.net>. Please note that
public records requests are not required to be in writing, however, it may
assist us in processing your request more accurately, quickly and
efficiently.*

Florida has a very broad public records law. As a result, any
written communication created or received by the City of
Orlando officials and employees will be made available to the
public and media, upon request, unless otherwise exempt.
Under Florida law, email addresses are public records.

If you do not want your email address released in response
to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to
this office. Instead, contact our office by phone or in writing.

From: Ruth McLemore-Price


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