Facial recognition software and marketing - February 2019 (Plano Police Department)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Plano Police Department of Plano, TX.
Multi Request Facial recognition software and marketing - February 2019
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From: Beryl Lipton


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Records and materials related to the solicitation, acquisition, and use of face recognition technology and related software and services.

This software or services may be provided by Rekognition, Face++, and FaceFirst; this request is applicable to these and any other company providing facial recognition services under consideration or contract with this agency.

Materials responsive materials include but are not limited to:

• Agreements: contracts (including non-disclosure agreements), licensing agreements, nondisclosure agreements

• Bid records: Requests For Proposal (or equivalent calls for bids), sole source or limited source justification and approval documentation, documentation of selection, and other materials generated in the consideration and selection of the technology in question

• Company relations and communications: records related to meetings or follow-up actions with any vendors, companies, or other private entities marketing face recognition to this agency for immigration, intelligence, law enforcement, or other use.

• Financial records: purchase orders, invoices, and other memoranda and documentation.

• Marketing records: All marketing materials - unsolicited, requested, or otherwise - acquired from vendors of face recognition technology

• Policy records: any policy directives, guidance documents, memoranda, training materials, or similar records governing the use of face recognition technology for immigration, law enforcement, or other purposes.

• Training records: training material governing the use, sharing, or access to any related data related to or collected by the face recognition software/technology, including the legal standard that is required before using the technology

• Use and function records: Materials that describe the function of the software considered or in use by this agency, including emails, handouts, PowerPoint presentations, advertisements, or specification documents.

Please limit the search to records produced from January 1, 2017 – present. Please include in your search as responsive records: communications, memorandums, background papers, meeting minutes, email exchanges, or presentation materials. If your office has questions about this request, please feel free to direct them to the address associated with this request or call the MuckRock office at 617-299-1832.

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, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

From: Plano Police Department

Dear Beryl Lipton:

Attached is a letter to the Attorney General requesting an extension of time to reply to your Open Records Request.
If you have any questions, please feel free to call our office. Thank you.

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Office of
City Attorney

Serving Since 2016

Lynne Jones
Sr.Legal Secretary
1520 K Avenue, 3rd Floor
Suite 340, Plano, Texas 75074
T 972.941.7331
F 972.424.0099
ljones@plano.gov<mailto:ljones@plano.gov>
plano.gov<http://www.plano.gov/>
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From: Plano Police Department

Dear Beryl Lipton:

Attached please find the cost estimate letter with regard to your Open Records Request. If you have any questions, please let us know. Thank you.

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Office of
City Attorney

Serving Since 2016

Lynne Jones
Sr.Legal Secretary
1520 K Avenue, 3rd Floor
Suite 340, Plano, Texas 75074
T 972.941.7331
F 972.424.0099
ljones@plano.gov<mailto:ljones@plano.gov>
plano.gov<http://www.plano.gov/>
[cid:image004.png@01D4D34B.F8812C50]<http://plano.gov/Pages/connectwithus.aspx>

From: Plano Police Department

The City of Plano is requesting an Attorney General Opinion in order to properly respond to your request. Attached please find the request to the Attorney General.
Please feel free to call our office if you have any questions. Thank you.

Please take a moment to complete the City of Plano Customer Satisfaction Survey<http://www.plano.gov/2571/City-of-Plano-Satisfaction-Survey>.

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Legal Department

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Serving Since 2005

Reggie Hollins
Legal Technology Specialist
1520 K. Avenue Suite 340
Plano, Texas 75074

reggieh@plano.gov<mailto:reggieh@plano.gov>
plano.gov<http://www.plano.gov>
[cid:image009.png@01D4D99E.A23ACE10]<http://plano.gov/Pages/connectwithus.aspx>

From: Plano Police Department

Once our office submits a letter to the Attorney General, the ruling time from their office is around 45 days and sometimes longer. Once we receive the ruling, we will release the documents to you as directed by the Attorney General’s office.

Please take a moment to complete the City of Plano Customer Satisfaction Survey<http://www.plano.gov/2571/City-of-Plano-Satisfaction-Survey>.

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Legal Department

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Serving Since 2005

Reggie Hollins
Legal Technology Specialist
1520 K. Avenue Suite 340
Plano, Texas 75074

reggieh@plano.gov<mailto:reggieh@plano.gov>
plano.gov<http://www.plano.gov>
[cid:image009.png@01D4E62D.16520DA0]<http://plano.gov/Pages/connectwithus.aspx>

From: Plano Police Department

The matter is still with the Attorney General’s office. The ruling time from their office is around 45 days and sometimes longer. Once we received the ruling, we will release the documents to you as directed by the Attorney General’s office. Also, when the Attorney General sends us the ruling, you should get a copy as well.

Please take a moment to complete the City of Plano Customer Satisfaction Survey<http://www.plano.gov/2571/City-of-Plano-Satisfaction-Survey>.

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Legal Department

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Serving Since 2005

Reggie Hollins
Legal Technology Specialist
1520 K. Avenue Suite 340
Plano, Texas 75074
T 972.941.5379

reggieh@plano.gov<mailto:reggieh@plano.gov>
plano.gov<http://www.plano.gov>
[cid:image006.png@01D4F35D.BB001580]<http://plano.gov/Pages/connectwithus.aspx>

From: Plano Police Department

Once our office submits a letter to the Attorney General, the ruling time from their office is around 45 days and sometimes longer. Once we receive the ruling, we will release the documents to you as directed by the Attorney General’s office.

Please take a moment to complete the City of Plano Customer Satisfaction Survey<http://www.plano.gov/2571/City-of-Plano-Satisfaction-Survey>.

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Legal Department

[cid:image008.png@01D4FF24.52B07AB0]
Serving Since 2005

Reggie Hollins
Legal Technology Specialist
1520 K. Avenue Suite 340
Plano, Texas 75074
T 972.941.5379

reggieh@plano.gov<mailto:reggieh@plano.gov>
plano.gov<http://www.plano.gov>
[cid:image009.png@01D4FF24.52B07AB0]<http://plano.gov/Pages/connectwithus.aspx>

From: Plano Police Department

The matter is still with the Attorney General’s office. The ruling time from their office is around 45 days and sometimes longer. Once we received the ruling, we will release the documents to you as directed by the Attorney General’s office. Also, when the Attorney General sends us the ruling, you should get a copy as well.

Please take a moment to complete the City of Plano Customer Satisfaction Survey<http://www.plano.gov/2571/City-of-Plano-Satisfaction-Survey>.

[cid:image007.png@01D50AED.E677DE80]
Legal Department

[cid:image008.png@01D50AED.E677DE80]
Serving Since 2005
Reggie Hollins
Legal Technology Specialist
1520 K. Avenue Suite 340
Plano, Texas 75074
T 972.941.5379

reggieh@plano.gov<mailto:reggieh@plano.gov>
plano.gov<http://www.plano.gov>
[cid:image009.png@01D50AED.E677DE80]<http://plano.gov/Pages/connectwithus.aspx>

From: Beryl Lipton

Hi there,

Thank you so much for your message. I'll look forward to hearing from your office again.

Best wishes,
Beryl

From: Plano Police Department

Attached you will find the ruling from the Attorney General and a zip folder of the responsive documents. If you have any questions, please feel free to email me.

Please take a moment to complete the City of Plano Customer Satisfaction Survey.


Legal Department


Serving Since 2005 Reggie Hollins
Legal Technology Specialist
1520 K. Avenue Suite 340
Plano, Texas 75074
T 972.941.5379

reggieh@plano.gov
plano.gov

From: Plano Police Department

Attached you will find the ruling from the Attorney General and a zip folder of the responsive documents. If you have any questions, please feel free to email me.

Please take a moment to complete the City of Plano Customer Satisfaction Survey<http://www.plano.gov/2571/City-of-Plano-Satisfaction-Survey>.

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Legal Department

[cid:image008.png@01D51783.517B5710]
Serving Since 2005
Reggie Hollins
Legal Technology Specialist
1520 K. Avenue Suite 340
Plano, Texas 75074
T 972.941.5379

reggieh@plano.gov<mailto:reggieh@plano.gov>
plano.gov<http://www.plano.gov>
[cid:image009.png@01D51783.517B5710]<http://plano.gov/Pages/connectwithus.aspx>

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From: Beryl Lipton

Hello!

Thank you so much for these materials. I'll be sure to let you know if I have any questions. I hope you have a great weekend!

Best wishes,
Beryl

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