Seattle, WA Police Department Drone Documents

Ana Celia da Rocha Santos filed this request with the Palo Alto Police Department of Palo Alto, CA.

It is a clone of this request.

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From: Ana Celia da Rocha Santos

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act (California Government Code §§ 6250), I hereby request the following records:

1. any requests for proposals, proposals submitted by vendors, contracts, budgets or cost allocations for the purchase and/or use of aerial drones, UAs, UAVs, and UASs (hereinafter “drones”);

2. any policies, guidelines, manuals and/or instructions on department use of drones, including on the legal process required (such as a warrant or court order), if any, before operating a drone;

3. any departmental records concerning this department’s use of drones now or plans to use drones in the future including:

a. the types of investigations or instances in which this department is using or plans to use drones, or how it plans to support, manage or oversee the usage of drones by another department or office;

b. policies, guidelines, manuals and/or instructions on storage requirements or procedures for video or static images obtained through use of drones, including retention times;

c. the altitude at which drones can or do fly;

d. drones’ ability to carry weapons.

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 look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Ana Celia da Rocha Santos

From: Scheff, Lisa

Ana Celia da Rocha Santos,

Attached is the repose from the Palo Alto Police Department regarding your requested dated 12-11-2015 sent the Chief of Police.

I will forward your request to the City Clerk's office.

Thank you,

Lisa Scheff
Public Safety Program Manager/Records
Palo Alto Police Department
650.329.2553

From: Palo Alto Public Records Center

12/16/2015
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From: Palo Alto Public Records Center

12/16/2015

Dear Ana Celia:

The City of Palo Alto is dedicated and responsive to our community.  Your request has been received and is being processed.  Your request was given the reference number W000292-121615 for tracking purposes.

Records Requested: December 11, 2015Palo Alto Police Department275 Forest AvenuePalo Alto, CA 94301To Whom It May Concern:Pursuant to the California Public Records Act (California Government Code §§ 6250), I hereby request the following records:1. any requests for proposals, proposals submitted by vendors, contracts, budgets or cost allocations for the purchase and/or use of aerial drones, UAs, UAVs, and UASs (hereinafter “drones”);2. any policies, guidelines, manuals and/or instructions on department use of drones, including on the legal process required (such as a warrant or court order), if any, before operating a drone;3. any departmental records concerning this department’s use of drones now or plans to use drones in the future including:a. the types of investigations or instances in which this department is using or plans to use drones, or how it plans to support, manage or oversee the usage of drones by another department or office;b. policies, guidelines, manuals and/or instructions on storage requirements or procedures for video or static images obtained through use of drones, including retention times;c. the altitude at which drones can or do fly;d. drones’ ability to carry weapons.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 look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.Sincerely,Ana Celia da Rocha SantosFiled via MuckRock.comE-mail (Preferred): 22842-65850238@requests.muckrock.comFor mailed responses, please address (see note):MuckRockDEPT MR 22842PO Box 55819Boston, MA 02205-5819PLEASE NOTE: This request is not filed by a MuckRock staff member, but is being sent through MuckRock by the above in order to better track, share, and manage public records requests. Also note that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable

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