Taser Guidelines and Documentation (Portland Police Bureau)

Lynne Peskoe-Yang filed this request with the Portland Police Bureau of Portland, OR.
Tracking #

S151952-101620

Multi Request Taser Guidelines and Documentation
Status
Rejected

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From: Lynne Peskoe-Yang

To Whom It May Concern:

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

* Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) documents for Portland Police Bureau agents corresponding to use of any and all of the following products and brands (company name in parentheses): Taser (Axon), LRAD (Genasys), Defense Technologies (Safariland), PACEM Defense. Please include document authors and dates
* List of full postmortem reporting requirements (e.g. subject resistance reports) for Portland Police Bureau agents after deployment of above products against civilians
* Blank copies of any forms related to postmortem reporting requirements for { agency name} agents who deploy, or who supervise the deployment of, the above products against civilians

This request is not being made for commercial purposes and will be used for the public benefit. For this reason I request that any fees be waived. If this is not possible, kindly inform me as to the nature and amount of the fee as soon as possible.
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,

Lynne Peskoe-Yang

From: Portland Police Bureau

Dear Lynne:

The City of Portland acknowledges receipt of your Public Records Request.  Your request was received in this office on October 16, 2020 and given the reference number S151952-101620 for tracking purposes.

Record Requested:  To Whom It May Concern:

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

* Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) documents for Portland Police Bureau agents corresponding to use of any and all of the following products and brands (company name in parentheses): Taser (Axon), LRAD (Genasys), Defense Technologies (Safariland), PACEM Defense. Please include document authors and dates
* List of full postmortem reporting requirements (e.g. subject resistance reports) for Portland Police Bureau agents after deployment of above products against civilians
* Blank copies of any forms related to postmortem reporting requirements for { agency name} agents who deploy, or who supervise the deployment of, the above products against civilians

This request is not being made for commercial purposes and will be used for the public benefit. For this reason I request that any fees be waived. If this is not possible, kindly inform me as to the nature and amount of the fee as soon as possible.
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,

Lynne Peskoe-Yang

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From: Portland Police Bureau

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RE:  Police General Records Request of October 16, 2020 Reference#S151952-101620

Dear Lynne,

This City received a Public Records Request from you on October 16, 2020 for the following:
To Whom It May Concern:

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

* Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) documents for Portland Police Bureau agents corresponding to use of any and all of the following products and brands (company name in parentheses): Taser (Axon), LRAD (Genasys), Defense Technologies (Safariland), PACEM Defense. Please include document authors and dates
* List of full postmortem reporting requirements (e.g. subject resistance reports) for Portland Police Bureau agents after deployment of above products against civilians
* Blank copies of any forms related to postmortem reporting requirements for { agency name} agents who deploy, or who supervise the deployment of, the above products against civilians

This request is not being made for commercial purposes and will be used for the public benefit. For this reason I request that any fees be waived. If this is not possible, kindly inform me as to the nature and amount of the fee as soon as possible.
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,

Lynne Peskoe-Yang

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Sincerely,

Police Bureau
City of Portland

From: Portland Police Bureau

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RE:  Police General Records Request of October 16, 2020 Reference #S151952-101620

Dear Lynne,

The City received a Public Records Request from you on October 16, 2020 for the following: "To Whom It May Concern:

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

* Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) documents for Portland Police Bureau agents corresponding to use of any and all of the following products and brands (company name in parentheses): Taser (Axon), LRAD (Genasys), Defense Technologies (Safariland), PACEM Defense. Please include document authors and dates
* List of full postmortem reporting requirements (e.g. subject resistance reports) for Portland Police Bureau agents after deployment of above products against civilians
* Blank copies of any forms related to postmortem reporting requirements for { agency name} agents who deploy, or who supervise the deployment of, the above products against civilians

This request is not being made for commercial purposes and will be used for the public benefit. For this reason I request that any fees be waived. If this is not possible, kindly inform me as to the nature and amount of the fee as soon as possible.
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,

Lynne Peskoe-Yang

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This request is duplicate to your media request S151962-101620. This request, S151952-101620, will be administratively closed and all communication/responses will occur on S151962-101620. PPB Queue
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