Mobile Phone Forensics Tools (Sacramento Police Department)

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Sacramento Police Department of Sacramento, CA.
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Due July 19, 2018
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


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:

The following request is in regards to mobile phone forensics tools such as devices made by the company Cellebrite, IP Box made by MDSec, Secure View by Susteen Inc., Kessler Innovations products, Binary Intelligence products or analysis programs such as those produced by COMPELSON Labs or the XRY software by MSAB.

-Contractual documents. Examples of this are invoices, purchases orders, contracts, loan agreements, procurement documents etc.
-Records of communication with the domains,, or from either the chief of police or head of procurement.
-guidelines and/or internal policy on the use of mobile phone forensics tools and software
-Any utilization logs for these tools

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.


Curtis Waltman

From: Sacramento Police Department

Dear MuckRock News:

Thank you for contacting the City of Sacramento to obtain public records.

The City received your Public Records Act request dated October 26, 2017 and has assigned the reference number P006676-102617 for tracking purposes.

Record(s) Requested: data re mobile phone forensics tools incl contracts/invoices, communications w/vendors, internal policies, utilization logs

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RE: Public Records Reference # P006676-102617

MuckRock News:

This letter is in response to your California Public Records Act request dated October 26, 2017 wherein you requested data related to mobile phone forensics tools including contracts/invoices, communications with vendors, internal policies, and utilization logs.

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