Automatic License Plate Reader database

Daniel Reichert filed this request with the Portland Police Bureau of Portland, OR.
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From: MuckRock

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Oregon Public Records Law, I hereby request the following documents:

Full and complete database of Automatic License Plate Reader data (ALPR) data in its native electronic format, with related metadata, including database schema.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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.


Privly Foundation

From: PPB - Public Records

Your public records request has been denied due to these records being exempt from disclosure.
Per ORS 192.501(3) this is information is considered criminal investigatory material and per ORS 192.505(2) this information falls under the personal privacy exemption. Per policy, members of the Portland Police Bureau are unable to access this information unless there is probable cause that is part of an ongoing criminal investigation. If it is queried without these exceptions, the Police Bureau would violate ORS 181.575 pertaining to specific information not to be collected or maintained.

Ryan C. Rees
Senior Police Administrative Support Specialist
Portland Police Bureau
Records Division
1111 SW 2nd Ave., Room 1126
Portland, Oregon 97204

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From: MuckRock

To Whom It May Concern:

Could you please provide the appropriate appeal process for contesting the response to this public records request?

Thank you very much.

From: Weiss, Tammi

Pursuant to ORS 192.460, any person denied the right to receive a copy of any public record of a public body, other than a state agency, may petition the District Attorney’s Office of the county in which the public boy is located. The District Attorney’s Office will review the public record to determine if it may be withheld from public inspection. For reports written in Multnomah County, write to: Public Records Request Appeals, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill, Room 600, Multnomah County Courthouse, 1021 SW 4th Ave, Portland, Oregon 97204.

Thank you,
Tammi Weiss
PPB Public Records Supervisor
Digital Records Supervisor