Assault rifles on Reno police motorcycles

Dave Maass filed this request with the Reno Police Department of Reno, NV .
Tracking #

P019702-041719

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From: Dave Maass


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Nevada Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

- All policies, procedures, guidance, or training materials for assault rifles or similar firearms mounted on police motorcycles.
- All procurement materials (e.g. receipts, contracts) for police motorcycles for assault rifles or similar firearms.
- All incident reports for police motorcycle-mounted assault rifles or similar firearms that lost, stolen, damaged, or vandalized.
- All risk assessments for police motorcycle-mounted assault rifles or similar firearms.

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.

Sincerely,

Dave Maass

From: Reno Police Department

Dear Dave:
Thank you for your interest in public records of the City of Reno.
Your request was received in this office on April 17, 2019 and given the reference number: #P019702-041719 for tracking purposes.
Your request will be forwarded to the appropriate City department(s) to locate the information requested. Pursuant to NRS 239.0107 we will notify you within five (5) business days of receipt of the anticipated date your records will be available, and any estimated cost to produce them. Please note any confidential, proprietary, or protected information will be redacted prior to the release of your records.

From: Reno Police Department

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Dear Dave:
RE: Public Records Reference # P019702-041719
The Reno Police Department has received your public records request dated April 17, 2019 wherein you requested the following: To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Nevada Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

- All policies, procedures, guidance, or training materials for assault rifles or similar firearms mounted on police motorcycles.
- All procurement materials (e.g. receipts, contracts) for police motorcycles for assault rifles or similar firearms.
- All incident reports for police motorcycle-mounted assault rifles or similar firearms that lost, stolen, damaged, or vandalized.
- All risk assessments for police motorcycle-mounted assault rifles or similar firearms.

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.

Sincerely,

Dave Maass
We have begun researching and identifying records responsive to your request.
Consequently, additional time is necessary to properly respond to your request for the following reasons:
Need to contact different departments for requested items
We will notify you within ten (10) business days from 04/21/2019 as to whether the City is in possession of non-exempt records responsive to your request.
If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact the Reno Police Department Records Division at 775-334-2155 x 0.
Thank you for contacting the City of Reno.
Sincerely,
Records Division
Reno Police Department Please note any confidential, proprietary, or protected information will be redacted prior to the release of the records. There could be a charge for copies of public records. If the estimated cost of the copies requested is $25.00 or more, the requester will be required to pay in full prior to reproduction. Materials will be held for 14 days. If not retrieved, the requester will be charged in full for a second reproduction in addition to any unpaid original charges. Advance payment will be forfeited if material is not retrieved.

From: Reno Police Department

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Dear Dave,
The Reno Police Department has reviewed their records.  Please see below for our response: - The Reno Police Department has no records related to policies or procedures which discuss firearms on police motorcycles.
- Please see attached document for the contract as related to police motorcycles.
- There has only been one rifle that has been damaged. That rifle was damaged as a result of a traffic accident which the Washoe County Sheriff's Office investigated. There have been no lost, stolen or vandalized rifles.
- We are unaware of any risk assessment that was done in regards to the rifle mounts. If you have questions, please contact the Records Division (775) 334-2155 ext. 0. Respectfully The Records Division

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