CALIFORNIA PUBLIC RECORDS REQUEST – BODY WORN CAMERAS (Richmond Police Department)

Aaron Swartz Day Police Surveillance Project filed this request with the Richmond Police Department of Richmond, CA .
Multi Request CALIFORNIA PUBLIC RECORDS REQUEST – BODY WORN CAMERAS
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From: Aaron Swartz Day Police Surveillance Project


To Whom It May Concern:

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

Per the California Public Records Act (Govt. Code 6250-6270), I am writing to request the following information from your office for the period January 1, 2015 to the date of this letter.

Number, if any, of Body Worn Cameras owned by this department or agency, including the manufacturer and whether a data storage package has been provided by the manufacturer.

Any documents or correspondence during the period encompassing this request regarding possible or planned acquisition of Body Warn Cameras.

Any existing or proposed usage policies regarding the use of Body Worn Cameras including protocols, training documents, data storage procedures and prohibited activities.

Any current or past litigation involving or referencing this department or agency involving the use of Body Worn Cameras.

Please notify me when this information is available.

Thank you for your attention to this request and for your prompt reply within 10 days.

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 calendar days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Aaron Swartz Day Police Surveillance Project

From: Richmond Police Department

Dear Mr. Swartz,

In conformance with the Public Records Act and with Chapter 2.40 of the Richmond Municipal Code (“RMC”), this communication responds to your request for public records, which was received by this office on August 26th. You specifically request documents related to body worn cameras.

The office is compiling and reviewing the records and anticipates having the records ready (if there are responsive records), or an update of the progress of compiling and reviewing the records, if it will take longer by Thursday, September 19th.

Additionally, your request may include documents that are exempt from disclosure pursuant to the exemptions enumerated in California Government Code, including but not limited to Sections 6254(a), 6254(k), and 6255. To the extent your request includes documents that are exempt from disclosure, it is denied. After examining the documents we will notify you in writing whether we have withheld any documents due to applicable exemptions and will enumerate those exemptions.

Finally, Section 2.50.110 of the RMC permits the City to charge a fee of ten cents per page for any copies made.

Kind regards,

Sofia Perez Leon |City Attorney’s Office| City of Richmond
450 Civic Center Plaza | Richmond, CA 94804-1630
Ph: 510-620-5501 | Fax: 510-620-6518 | Email: sofia_perez@ci.richmond.ca.us<mailto:sofia_perez@ci.richmond.ca.us>

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From: Richmond Police Department

Dear Mr . Swartz,

I will follow up with the Richmond Police Department and will provide you with a further update on or before Friday, September 27th.

Thank you,

Sofia Perez Leon |City Attorney’s Office| City of Richmond
450 Civic Center Plaza | Richmond, CA 94804-1630
Ph: 510-620-5501 | Fax: 510-620-6518 | Email: sofia_perez@ci.richmond.ca.us<mailto:sofia_perez@ci.richmond.ca.us>

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From: Richmond Police Department

Dear Mr. Swartz,

Attached please find documents that are responsive to your request.

Kind regards,

Sofia Perez Leon |City Attorney’s Office| City of Richmond
450 Civic Center Plaza | Richmond, CA 94804-1630
Ph: 510-620-5501 | Fax: 510-620-6518 | Email: sofia_perez@ci.richmond.ca.us<mailto:sofia_perez@ci.richmond.ca.us>

PRIVILEGE AND CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE
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