Sexual Harassment Complaints/Lawsuits (Philadelphia Police Department)

JPat Brown filed this request with the Philadelphia Police Department of Philadelphia, PA.
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From: JPat Brown

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Pennsylvania Right to Know Act, I hereby request the following records:

Copies of all reports, lists, or databases detailing the number and/or status of sexual harassment complaints and/or lawsuits brought against the Department over the last 5 years. This should include requests for, or documentation of, funds used to cover settlement agreements, court costs, or other expenses related to lawsuits.

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.

Sincerely,

JPat Brown

From: Philadelphia Police Department

Mr. Brown :

Attached to this correspondence is the Philadelphia Police Department's five day acknowledgement to your request for information.

Best :

Philadelphia Police Department

Open Records/Right-to-Know Section

750 Race Street, Rm. 203

Philadelphia, PA 19106

________________________________

On Oct. 31, 2017:
To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Pennsylvania Right to Know Act, I hereby request the following records:

Copies of all reports, lists, or databases detailing the number and/or status of sexual harassment complaints and/or lawsuits brought against the Department over the last 5 years. This should include requests for, or documentation of, funds used to cover settlement agreements, court costs, or other expenses related to lawsuits.

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.

Sincerely,

JPat Brown

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From: Philadelphia Police Department

THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA
Dear 45362-54454093,
Thank you for your correspondence. This is an automatic response to let you know that the City will process your request and respond further within 5 business days of its receipt by an Open Records Officer. Please note that requests received after 5PM are deemed received the next business day.
Did you know that the City already releases a lot of information and open data online? You might be able to find the answer to your inquiry right now!

Here are some common types of requests we receive and where to find this information online right now:
* Search for a property's L&I related permits, licenses, violations, and appeals with the L&I property history tool. (http://li.phila.gov/)

* Search for a property's Real Estate Tax Balance with the Revenue Department's tax real estate lookup tool. (http://www.phila.gov/revenue/RealEstateTax/)

* Find all of the City of Philadelphia's open data sets on Open Data Philly, the Philadelphia region's open data portal. (https://www.opendataphilly.org/)

* Search information about professional service contracts online at eContract Philly. (https://secure.phila.gov/eContract/)

* Search information about procurement contracts online with PHL Contracts. (https://www.phlcontracts.phila.gov/bso/)

* Search City legislation and related hearings online with Legistar. (https://phila.legistar.com/)

* Obtain financial disclosure forms from the Department of Records. (http://fdswebsearch.phila-records.com/Default.aspx)

If you are seeking a police incident report, you can
obtain the proper form from the Department of Records. Please note that police incident reports cost $25.00. (http://www.phila.gov/records/PoliceFire/Reports.html)
The City of Philadelphia is often confused with other entities, such as the ones below. If you want to submit a request to one of these entities, please click the links below to be directed to their Open Records Policies:
Philadelphia Parking Authority (http://philapark.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/PPA-RTKL-Policy-June-2013.pdf)
School District of Philadelphia (https://www.philasd.org/generalcounsel/programsservices/right-to-know-law/)
City of Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office (http://www.phila.gov/districtattorney/aboutus/Pages/RightToKnow.aspx)
Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (https://www.philadelphiaredevelopmentauthority.org/right-know)
First Judicial District (Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas) (https://www.courts.phila.gov/publicaccess/)
If one of these sources has solved your inquiry, please let us know! Otherwise, thank you for your patience, and we will be in touch soon.
Sincerely,
The City of Philadelphia
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From: Philadelphia Police Department

THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA
Dear 45362-54454093,
Thank you for your correspondence. This is an automatic response to let you know that the City will process your request and respond further within 5 business days of its receipt by an Open Records Officer. Please note that requests received after 5PM are deemed received the next business day.
Did you know that the City already releases a lot of information and open data online? You might be able to find the answer to your inquiry right now!

Here are some common types of requests we receive and where to find this information online right now:
* Search for a property's L&I related permits, licenses, violations, and appeals with the L&I property history tool. (http://li.phila.gov/)

* Search for a property's Real Estate Tax Balance with the Revenue Department's tax real estate lookup tool. (http://www.phila.gov/revenue/RealEstateTax/)

* Find all of the City of Philadelphia's open data sets on Open Data Philly, the Philadelphia region's open data portal. (https://www.opendataphilly.org/)

* Search information about professional service contracts online at eContract Philly. (https://secure.phila.gov/eContract/)

* Search information about procurement contracts online with PHL Contracts. (https://www.phlcontracts.phila.gov/bso/)

* Search City legislation and related hearings online with Legistar. (https://phila.legistar.com/)

* Obtain financial disclosure forms from the Department of Records. (http://fdswebsearch.phila-records.com/Default.aspx)

If you are seeking a police incident report, you can
obtain the proper form from the Department of Records. Please note that police incident reports cost $25.00. (http://www.phila.gov/records/PoliceFire/Reports.html)
The City of Philadelphia is often confused with other entities, such as the ones below. If you want to submit a request to one of these entities, please click the links below to be directed to their Open Records Policies:
Philadelphia Parking Authority (http://philapark.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/PPA-RTKL-Policy-June-2013.pdf)
School District of Philadelphia (https://www.philasd.org/generalcounsel/programsservices/right-to-know-law/)
City of Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office (http://www.phila.gov/districtattorney/aboutus/Pages/RightToKnow.aspx)
Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (https://www.philadelphiaredevelopmentauthority.org/right-know)
First Judicial District (Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas) (https://www.courts.phila.gov/publicaccess/)
If one of these sources has solved your inquiry, please let us know! Otherwise, thank you for your patience, and we will be in touch soon.
Sincerely,
The City of Philadelphia
Please Note: To help make sure that future emails from us don't end up in your spam or junk folder, please add this email address to your safe sender list.
337:674943

From: Philadelphia Police Department

THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA
Dear JPat Brown,
Thank you for your correspondence. This is an automatic response to let you know that the City will process your request and respond further within 5 business days of its receipt by an Open Records Officer. Please note that requests received after 5PM are deemed received the next business day.
Did you know that the City already releases a lot of information and open data online? You might be able to find the answer to your inquiry right now!

Here are some common types of requests we receive and where to find this information online right now:
* Search for a property's L&I related permits, licenses, violations, and appeals with the L&I property history tool. (http://li.phila.gov/)

* Search for a property's Real Estate Tax Balance with the Revenue Department's tax real estate lookup tool. (http://www.phila.gov/revenue/RealEstateTax/)

* Find all of the City of Philadelphia's open data sets on Open Data Philly, the Philadelphia region's open data portal. (https://www.opendataphilly.org/)

* Search information about professional service contracts online at eContract Philly. (https://secure.phila.gov/eContract/)

* Search information about procurement contracts online with PHL Contracts. (https://www.phlcontracts.phila.gov/bso/)

* Search City legislation and related hearings online with Legistar. (https://phila.legistar.com/)

* Obtain financial disclosure forms from the Department of Records. (http://fdswebsearch.phila-records.com/Default.aspx)

If you are seeking a police incident report, you can
obtain the proper form from the Department of Records. Please note that police incident reports cost $25.00. (http://www.phila.gov/records/PoliceFire/Reports.html)
The City of Philadelphia is often confused with other entities, such as the ones below. If you want to submit a request to one of these entities, please click the links below to be directed to their Open Records Policies:
Philadelphia Parking Authority (http://philapark.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/PPA-RTKL-Policy-June-2013.pdf)
School District of Philadelphia (https://www.philasd.org/generalcounsel/programsservices/right-to-know-law/)
City of Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office (http://www.phila.gov/districtattorney/aboutus/Pages/RightToKnow.aspx)
Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (https://www.philadelphiaredevelopmentauthority.org/right-know)
First Judicial District (Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas) (https://www.courts.phila.gov/publicaccess/)
If one of these sources has solved your inquiry, please let us know! Otherwise, thank you for your patience, and we will be in touch soon.
Sincerely,
The City of Philadelphia
Please Note: To help make sure that future emails from us don't end up in your spam or junk folder, please add this email address to your safe sender list.
424:674943

From: Philadelphia Police Department

THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA
Dear JPat Brown,
Thank you for your correspondence. This is an automatic response to let you know that the City will process your request and respond further within 5 business days of its receipt by an Open Records Officer. Please note that requests received after 5PM are deemed received the next business day.
Did you know that the City already releases a lot of information and open data online? You might be able to find the answer to your inquiry right now!

Here are some common types of requests we receive and where to find this information online right now:
* Search for a property's L&I related permits, licenses, violations, and appeals with the L&I property history tool. (http://li.phila.gov/)

* Search for a property's Real Estate Tax Balance with the Revenue Department's tax real estate lookup tool. (http://www.phila.gov/revenue/RealEstateTax/)

* Find all of the City of Philadelphia's open data sets on Open Data Philly, the Philadelphia region's open data portal. (https://www.opendataphilly.org/)

* Search information about professional service contracts online at eContract Philly. (https://secure.phila.gov/eContract/)

* Search information about procurement contracts online with PHL Contracts. (https://www.phlcontracts.phila.gov/bso/)

* Search City legislation and related hearings online with Legistar. (https://phila.legistar.com/)

* Obtain financial disclosure forms from the Department of Records. (http://fdswebsearch.phila-records.com/Default.aspx)

If you are seeking a police incident report, you can
obtain the proper form from the Department of Records. Please note that police incident reports cost $25.00. (http://www.phila.gov/records/PoliceFire/Reports.html)
The City of Philadelphia is often confused with other entities, such as the ones below. If you want to submit a request to one of these entities, please click the links below to be directed to their Open Records Policies:
Philadelphia Parking Authority (http://philapark.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/PPA-RTKL-Policy-June-2013.pdf)
School District of Philadelphia (https://www.philasd.org/generalcounsel/programsservices/right-to-know-law/)
City of Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office (http://www.phila.gov/districtattorney/aboutus/Pages/RightToKnow.aspx)
Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (https://www.philadelphiaredevelopmentauthority.org/right-know)
First Judicial District (Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas) (https://www.courts.phila.gov/publicaccess/)
If one of these sources has solved your inquiry, please let us know! Otherwise, thank you for your patience, and we will be in touch soon.
Sincerely,
The City of Philadelphia
Please Note: To help make sure that future emails from us don't end up in your spam or junk folder, please add this email address to your safe sender list.
525:674943

From: Philadelphia Police Department

THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA
Dear JPat Brown,
Thank you for your correspondence. This is an automatic response to let you know that the City will process your request and respond further within 5 business days of its receipt by an Open Records Officer. Please note that requests received after 5PM are deemed received the next business day.
Did you know that the City already releases a lot of information and open data online? You might be able to find the answer to your inquiry right now!

Here are some common types of requests we receive and where to find this information online right now:
* Search for a property's L&I related permits, licenses, violations, and appeals with the L&I property history tool. (http://li.phila.gov/)

* Search for a property's Real Estate Tax Balance with the Revenue Department's tax real estate lookup tool. (http://www.phila.gov/revenue/RealEstateTax/)

* Find all of the City of Philadelphia's open data sets on Open Data Philly, the Philadelphia region's open data portal. (https://www.opendataphilly.org/)

* Search information about professional service contracts online at eContract Philly. (https://secure.phila.gov/eContract/)

* Search information about procurement contracts online with PHL Contracts. (https://www.phlcontracts.phila.gov/bso/)

* Search City legislation and related hearings online with Legistar. (https://phila.legistar.com/)

* Obtain financial disclosure forms from the Department of Records. (http://fdswebsearch.phila-records.com/Default.aspx)

If you are seeking a police incident report, you can
obtain the proper form from the Department of Records. Please note that police incident reports cost $25.00. (http://www.phila.gov/records/PoliceFire/Reports.html)
The City of Philadelphia is often confused with other entities, such as the ones below. If you want to submit a request to one of these entities, please click the links below to be directed to their Open Records Policies:
Philadelphia Parking Authority (http://philapark.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/PPA-RTKL-Policy-June-2013.pdf)
School District of Philadelphia (https://www.philasd.org/generalcounsel/programsservices/right-to-know-law/)
City of Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office (http://www.phila.gov/districtattorney/aboutus/Pages/RightToKnow.aspx)
Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (https://www.philadelphiaredevelopmentauthority.org/right-know)
First Judicial District (Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas) (https://www.courts.phila.gov/publicaccess/)
If one of these sources has solved your inquiry, please let us know! Otherwise, thank you for your patience, and we will be in touch soon.
Sincerely,
The City of Philadelphia
Please Note: To help make sure that future emails from us don't end up in your spam or junk folder, please add this email address to your safe sender list.
591:674943

From: Philadelphia Police Department

THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA
Dear JPat Brown,
Thank you for your correspondence. This is an automatic response to let you know that the City will process your request and respond further within 5 business days of its receipt by an Open Records Officer. Please note that requests received after 5PM are deemed received the next business day.
Did you know that the City already releases a lot of information and open data online? You might be able to find the answer to your inquiry right now!

Here are some common types of requests we receive and where to find this information online right now:
* Search for a property's L&I related permits, licenses, violations, and appeals with the L&I property history tool. (http://li.phila.gov/)

* Search for a property's Real Estate Tax Balance with the Revenue Department's tax real estate lookup tool. (http://www.phila.gov/revenue/RealEstateTax/)

* Find all of the City of Philadelphia's open data sets on Open Data Philly, the Philadelphia region's open data portal. (https://www.opendataphilly.org/)

* Search information about professional service contracts online at eContract Philly. (https://secure.phila.gov/eContract/)

* Search information about procurement contracts online with PHL Contracts. (https://www.phlcontracts.phila.gov/bso/)

* Search City legislation and related hearings online with Legistar. (https://phila.legistar.com/)

* Obtain financial disclosure forms from the Department of Records. (http://fdswebsearch.phila-records.com/Default.aspx)

If you are seeking a police incident report, you can
obtain the proper form from the Department of Records. Please note that police incident reports cost $25.00. (http://www.phila.gov/records/PoliceFire/Reports.html)
The City of Philadelphia is often confused with other entities, such as the ones below. If you want to submit a request to one of these entities, please click the links below to be directed to their Open Records Policies:
Philadelphia Parking Authority (http://philapark.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/PPA-RTKL-Policy-June-2013.pdf)
School District of Philadelphia (https://www.philasd.org/generalcounsel/programsservices/right-to-know-law/)
City of Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office (http://www.phila.gov/districtattorney/aboutus/Pages/RightToKnow.aspx)
Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (https://www.philadelphiaredevelopmentauthority.org/right-know)
First Judicial District (Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas) (https://www.courts.phila.gov/publicaccess/)
If one of these sources has solved your inquiry, please let us know! Otherwise, thank you for your patience, and we will be in touch soon.
Sincerely,
The City of Philadelphia
Please Note: To help make sure that future emails from us don't end up in your spam or junk folder, please add this email address to your safe sender list.
710:674943

From: Philadelphia Police Department

THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA Dear JPat Brown,

Thank you for your correspondence. This is an automatic response to let you know that the City will process your request and respond further within 5 business days of its receipt by an Open Records Officer. Please note that requests received after 5PM are deemed received the next business day. 

Did you know that the City already releases a lot of information and open data online? You might be able to find the answer to your inquiry right now!


Here are some common types of requests we receive and where to find this information online right now:  

Search for a property's L&I related permits, licenses, violations, and appeals with the L&I property history tool. 

Search for a property's Real Estate Tax Balance with the Revenue Department's tax real estate lookup tool. 

Find all of the City of Philadelphia's open data sets on Open Data Philly, the Philadelphia region's open data portal. 

Search information about professional service contracts online at eContract Philly. 

Search information about procurement contracts online with PHL Contracts. 

Search City legislation and related hearings online with Legistar. 

Obtain financial disclosure forms from the Department of Records. 


If you are seeking a police incident report, you can obtain the proper form from the Department of Records. Please note that police incident reports cost $25.00.  The City of Philadelphia is often confused with other entities, such as the ones below. If you want to submit a request to one of these entities, please click the links below to be directed to their Open Records Policies: 

Philadelphia Parking Authority 


School District of Philadelphia 


City of Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office 


Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority 


First Judicial District (Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas) 


If one of these sources has solved your inquiry, please let us know! Otherwise, thank you for your patience, and we will be in touch soon.  Sincerely, The City of Philadelphia Please Note: To help make sure that future emails from us don't end up in your spam or junk folder, please add this email address to your safe sender list.

From: Philadelphia Police Department

Mr. Brown,

Could you call me at your earliest convenience regarding your above-captioned request for information pertaining to City settlement data?
Best,

Russell T. Crotts, Esq.
Assistant City Solicitor, Right to Know Division
City of Philadelphia Law Department
1515 Arch Street, 17th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 683-5403 (Phone)
(215) 683-5069 (Fax)

From: Philadelphia Police Department

Dear Mr. Brown,

Please contact me regarding your pending request for information. If you do not respond by 3/19/18, your request will be closed with our office.
Best,

Russell T. Crotts, Esq.
Assistant City Solicitor, Right to Know Division
City of Philadelphia Law Department
1515 Arch Street, 17th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 683-5403 (Phone)
(215) 683-5069 (Fax)

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