Pittsburgh PD destruction of animal reports

CJ Ciaramella filed this request with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police of Pittsburgh, PA.
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From: CJ Ciaramella

To Whom It May Concern:

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

- All Weapon Discharge Reports filed by officers that resulted in the destruction of an animal between Jan. 1, 2015 through Aug. 5, 2016.

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.


CJ Ciaramella

From: Pittsburgh Bureau of Police

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

From: Hotham, Eileen

Dear CJ:

Attached please find a letter regarding your Right to Know Request.


Eileen Hotham
Legal Secretary
Department of Law
414 Grant Street
313 City-County Building
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 255-2635

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From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

Please find enclosed a check for $16.75 to satisfy the fee associated with the attached public records request.

Thank you.

From: Pittsburgh Bureau of Police

A letter stating the requester must agree to or prepay assessed or estimated fees in order for the agency to continue processing the request.