Phoenix, Ring

Caroline Haskins filed this request with the Phoenix Police Department of Phoenix, AZ.
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PR2020170510

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From: Caroline Haskins


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Arizona Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

Public reports state that this police department has a relationship with Ring, which has a "neighborhood watch" app called Neighbors (https://www.12news.com/article/news/local/valley/phoenix-police-department-joins-neighborhood-watch-app/75-b1dd1677-c85c-455c-a79e-de72cbd3ff78). Therefore, I hereby request the following records:

1) 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 Ring devices and/or the Neighbors app. This includes A) any notes taking during meetings that discussed the use of Ring devices and/or the Neighbors app, B) any explanations (whether internally or externally generated) of how Ring devices and/or the Neighbors app work, and C) any other document that has been used to help explain the use of Ring devices and/or the Neighbors app to any party, including internal documentation, public relations materials, and executive summaries.

2) 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 between the police department and Ring.

3) A copy of any funding opportunity announcements, grant applications and grantor status/progress reports, reports to legislative bodies, annual reports that mention Ring or the Neighbors app, as well as audit records, including but not limited to security audits of the software, misuse reports, and reports to oversight bodies.

4) Any digital communications including but not limited to emails and text messages) as well as documents, (including but not limited to PDF, word processing, excel, and slide documents) that mention Ring or the Neighbors app.

5) Any digital communications (including but not limited to emails and text messages) with Ring representatives.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes. It will be used in the course of reporting for Motherboard, VICE’s science and technology website (www.motherboard.vice.com).

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 10 business days.

Sincerely,

Caroline Haskins

From: Phoenix Police Department

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Service Request ID: PPD-PR2020170510 

Service Request Type: Other 

Status: Closed 

Requestor Name: CAROLINE HASKINS 

Report #:  

Involved Party:    

Description: Media reports consistently suggest that police departments around the country monitor activity on social media in order to assist with law enforcement efforts. Therefore, I request the following records:

• All records regarding the purchase of, acquisition of, installation of, subscription to, payment for, or agreements concerning software designed to access information from social media services.

• Any and all contracts (as well as all associated amendments, exhibits, and materials), memorandums of understanding, and other equivalent agreements entered into by this agency with any software or equipment company providing services related to social media surveillance, including but not limited to:
• BrightPlanet
• Geofeedia
• Intrado Inc.
• LifeRaft
• Magnet Forensics
• Media Sonar
• Signal Corporation
• ZeroFOX 

Date Submitted: 6/24/2020 5:01 PM 

Thank you,
Public Records, Code Enforcement Unit
Phoenix Police Department
1717 E Grant St Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85034
(602) 534-1127
Monday-Friday 8am to 4pm

From: Phoenix Police Department

Hello  CAROLINE HASKINS ,

Thank you for submitting your request on the City of Phoenix Police Department’s online portal. This request may take up to 30 business days to process. You can monitor the progress of your request through your online account at https://<https://www.phoenix.gov/atyourservice>phxpublicsafety.dynamics365portals.us/<https://www.phoenix.gov/atyourservice>. You will be contacted via email once your request has been completed. If you have any questions please call 602-534-1127 during regular business hours.

Service Request ID: PPD-PR2020178074 

Service Request Type: Other 

Status: Submitted 

Requestor Name: CAROLINE HASKINS 

Report #:  

Involved Party:    

Description: see attached request concerning predictive policing tools and PredPol 

Date Submitted: 10/7/2020 11:40 PM 

Thank you,
Public Records, Code Enforcement Unit
Phoenix Police Department
1717 E Grant St Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85034
(602) 534-1127
Monday-Friday 8am to 4pm

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