Geofeedia Inc. Contracts, Invoice - Social Media Surveillance Policies (Polk County Sheriff)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Polk County Sheriff of Polk County, FL.


From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Florida's Sunshine Law (Fla. Stat. secs. 119.01 to 119.15 (1995)), I hereby request the following records:

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 Geofeedia LLC or any other social media surveillance software or equipment company. Responsive materials should include but not be limited to:

• the initial Invitation to Bid, Request for Proposal, or equivalent call for contractors
• the responsive materials provided by the winning bidder
• other bidder responses
• the current contract
• all exhibits
• all amendments
• all performance work statements
• all deliverables inventories
• all invoices related to the deliverance of software, services, or goods

Please also include:
• all policies related to the acquisition and use of social media use and surveillance by individual officers and representatives of this agency

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 would request your response within ten (10) business days.


Beryl Lipton

From: Reuter, Jason

I am in receipt of your Public Records Request regarding Geofeedia LLC or any other social media surveillance software or equipment company. Please be advised that these records are exempt from disclosure due to revealing surveillance techniques and procedures pursuant to Florida Statute 119.071(2)(d) and revealing undercover personnel pursuant to Florida Statute 119.071(4)(c).

Jason A. Reuter
Associate Staff Attorney
Polk County Sheriff's Office
1891 Jim Keene Blvd
Winter Haven, Florida 33880<>
863-298-6339, Office
863-298-6334, Fax


Please note that Florida has a broad public records law, and that all correspondence to me via email may be subject to disclosure.