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Trone Dowd filed this request with the Philadelphia Police Department of Philadelphia, PA.
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From: Trone Dowd

To Whom It May Concern:

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

all correspondence between members of the department via email and cellular text messages that contains references to the use of "aerial drones" or "drones" for the purpose of "surveillance", "crime intervention" or "crime prevention." This correspondence should be limited to correspondence that occurred between January 2016 and March 2022.

In order to help you determine my status for the purpose of assessing fees, you should know that I am a representative of Vice News organization and this request is made as part of news gathering and not for commercial

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.


Trone Dowd

From: Philadelphia Police Department

Attached is the PPD's final determination to your request for information.

Best :

Philadelphia Police Department

Open Records/Right-to-Know Section

Philadelphia Public Services Building (PPSB)

400 N. Broad Street, 4W-72

Philadelphia, PA 19130