Mosquito noisemaker documents (Philadelphia Police Department)
|Multi Request||Mosquito noisemaker documents|
|Submitted||July 19, 2019|
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From: Derek Mead
To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Pennsylvania Right to Know Act, I hereby request the following records:
Media reports state that Philadelphia has begun using "Mosquito" noisemakers in city parks: (https://billypenn.com/2019/06/18/30-philly-parks-contain-sonic-devices-that-target-teenagers-with-terrible-sounds/ , https://billypenn.com/2019/07/01/they-must-really-hate-teens-backlash-grows-against-mosquito-devices-in-philly-parks/)
Therefore, I am requesting the following records related to Mosquito and "Moving Sound Technologies":
* All instructional materials, presentations and presentation materials (including recorded video and audio, PowerPoint files, prepared remarks, and slides formats), and other guidance on the use of Mosquito devices. This includes any notes taken during meetings that discussed the use of Mosquito (or from "Moving Sound Technologies"), any explanations (whether internally or externally generated) of how the software works, and any other document that has been used to help explain the use of the devices to any party, including internal documentation, public relations materials, and executive summaries. This also includes any description of input and output data fields that will aid in understanding the type of information that is submitted to the software, and that is produced by the software.
* A copy of any privacy impact assessments, use policies, standard operating procedures, data retention policies, legal opinions, warranties, non-disclosure agreements, contracts, liability waivers, insurance agreements, Requests for Proposals, Responses to Requests for Proposal, Memorandums of Understanding, Letters of Interest, usage policies, or informal agreements that reference "mosquito" or "Moving Sound Technologies"otherwise guide it use or the relationship between this agency and the provider or developer of the software.
* A copy of any funding opportunity announcements, grant applications and grantor status/progress reports, reports to legislative bodies, annual reports that mention the use of these devices, as well as audit records, including but not limited to security audits of the software, misuse reports, and reports to oversight bodies.
* Any electronic mail communications and electronic mail attachments that mentions "mosquito" or "Moving Sound Technologies." Please limit the search results from January 1, 2015 to present.
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.
From: Muckrock Staff
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Pennsylvania Right to Know Act request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 19, 2019. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.
From: Philadelphia Police Department
Mr. Mead :
Attached to this correspondence is the Philadelphia Police Department's final determination to your request for information.
Philadelphia Police Department
Open Records/Right-to-Know Section
750 Race Street, Rm. 203
Philadelphia, PA 19106