Contracts and Policies Regarding IMSI Catchers (Sacramento Police Department)

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Sacramento Police Department of Sacramento, CA.
Tracking # P001883-111016
Due Nov. 10, 2016
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

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From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act (California Government Code §§ 6250), I hereby request the following records:

Documents concerning IMSI catchers or any of the following words: "Stingray", "cell site simulator", or "dirtbox". including:
-Contracts with the Harris Corporation regarding the acquisition of their Stingray or KingFish IMSI catchers
-Department policies and procedure regarding the use of IMSI catcher technology
-policies and procedures on the keeping of statistics about the Department's use and acquisition of IMSI catchers

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,

Curtis Waltman

From: Sacramento Public Records Center

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RE: Public Records Reference # P001883-111016

Curtis:

This letter is in response to your Public Records Act request dated November 10, 2016 wherein you requested various records regarding IMSI catchers and IMSI catcher technology.

The City has uploaded the response to your request to the portal. Our office responded to your request last week, however we realized we had your email address incorrectly saved in our system. To view the response, you can log into the system at Sacramento Public Records Center. (https://sacramentoca.mycusthelp.com/WEBAPP/_rs/RequestEdit.aspx?rid=1883&coid=)

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the City's Record Department at (916) 808-5002 or by replying to this email.
Thank you, Records Staff - DP Office of the City Clerk City of Sacramento 915 I Street, 5 th Floor New City Hall Sacramento, CA 95814
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From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act (California Government Code §§ 6250), I hereby request the following records:

Documents concerning IMSI catchers or any of the following words: "Stingray", "cell site simulator", or "dirtbox". including:
-Contracts with the Harris Corporation regarding the acquisition of their Stingray, Hailstorm, Harpoon, Amberjack, Gossamer, Triggerfish, or KingFish IMSI catchers.
-Contracts with Digital Receiver Technology for any of their "DRTbox" devices
-Department policies and procedure regarding the use of IMSI catcher technology
-policies and procedures on the keeping of statistics about the Department's use and acquisition of IMSI catchers
-any use logs for when the Department uses a cell site simulator

As a member of the news media working for MuckRock News I request that a fee waiver for my request be granted. My work has been published by national outlets. My work for Motherboard can be viewed at the following link: http://motherboard.vice.com/author/cwaltman

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,

Curtis Waltman

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