Contracts and Policies Regarding IMSI Catchers

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Sacramento County Sheriff of Sacramento County, CA .
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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: MuckRock

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

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: Legal Affairs

Dear Mr. Waltman,

We are in receipt of your California Public Records Act request dated December 7, 2016. We will begin compiling the items and documents that we can disclose. We will forward the documentation to you via email as soon as all documentation is collected and a response explaining any redactions or omissions is completed.

If you have any questions, please inquire to Legal Affairs.

Regards,

Sara

SRO I Sara Lind
Assistant to Deputy Tess Deterding
Legal Advisor to the Sheriff
Legal Affairs Bureau
Sacramento County Sheriff's Department

LegalAffairs@SacSheriff.com<mailto:LegalAffairs@SacSheriff.com>

From: Legal Affairs

Mr. Waltman,

Good afternoon. We are still in the process of researching documentation regarding your request. Once I receive a response to see if documentation exists, I will complete a response. I expect the response to be completed in two to three weeks, at the most.

Thank you for your inquiry.

If you have any questions, please inquire into Legal Affairs.

Regards,

Sara

SRO I Sara Lind
Assistant to Deputy Tess Deterding
Legal Advisor to the Sheriff
Legal Affairs Bureau
Sacramento County Sheriff's Department

LegalAffairs@SacSheriff.com<mailto:LegalAffairs@SacSheriff.com>

From: Legal Affairs

Good Afternoon,

Your request is actively being worked on. I am still waiting on documentation redaction approvals from a few different sources. This is unfortunately taking longer than expected. Your CPRA is on my radar.

Thank you for your patience.

Regards,
Sara

SRO I Sara Lind
Assistant to Deputy Tess Deterding
Legal Advisor to the Sheriff
Legal Affairs Bureau
Sacramento County Sheriff's Department

LegalAffairs@SacSheriff.com<mailto:LegalAffairs@SacSheriff.com>

From: Legal Affairs

Good Afternoon,

We are still working on approvals and obtaining additional documentation to meet your full request, which is taking additional research time. My expectation is that you will receive a response in 10 business days. Please feel free to contact Legal Affairs with any questions or concerns as we proceed to complete documentation.

Regards,
Sara

SRO I Sara Lind
Assistant to Deputy Tess Deterding
Legal Advisor to the Sheriff
Legal Affairs Bureau
Sacramento County Sheriff's Department

LegalAffairs@SacSheriff.com<mailto:LegalAffairs@SacSheriff.com>

From: Lind, Sara

Dear Mr. Waltman,

Please find attached my response to your request.

Regards,

Sara

SRO I Sara Lind
Assistant to Deputy Tess Deterding
Legal Advisor to the Sheriff
Legal Affairs Bureau
Sacramento County Sheriff's Department

LegalAffairs@SacSheriff.com<mailto:LegalAffairs@SacSheriff.com>

From: Curtis Waltman

It appears that I have not received the Radio Frequency Measurement Equipment Operation Order that you indicated you would be providing. Could I please receive this document? Thank you.

Sincerely,
Curtis Waltman
MuckRock News

From: Legal Affairs

Mr. Waltman,

I apologize. Here you are, Radio Frequency Measurement Equipment Operations Order is attached.

Should you have any more questions, please inquire into LegalAffairs@SacSheriff.com<mailto:LegalAffairs@SacSheriff.com>.

Regards,
Sara

SRO I Sara Lind
Assistant to Deputy Tess Deterding
Legal Advisor to the Sheriff
Legal Affairs Bureau
Sacramento County Sheriff's Department

LegalAffairs@SacSheriff.com<mailto:LegalAffairs@SacSheriff.com>

From: Curtis Waltman

Hello,

No worries at all, thank you for your prompt reply. Thanks so much for your help with this request, I really appreciate it!

Sincerely,
Curtis Waltman

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