Documents regarding Palantir Technologies

Mark Harris filed this request with the Salt Lake City Police Department of Salt Lake City, UT.
Tracking # C025598-120216
Due Dec. 6, 2016
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

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From: Mark Harris

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Utah’s Government Records Access and Management Act (“GRAMA”), I hereby request the following records:

A copy of all contracts with Palantir Technologies Inc, aka Palantir.
Any research paper, interviews, reports or analysis generated prior to Salt Lake City Police Department selecting Palantir as a vendor.
Any audits, progress statements, performance assessments, or internal or external reports concerning Palantir's software, hardware or services for Salt Lake City Police Department.
Any summary documents detailing annual payments to Palantir.

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 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Mark Harris

From: Police PR Unit

All GRAMA requests need to be filed electronically through Salt Lake City’s website. You can find a link at SLCPD.com
Thanks

From: Salt Lake City Corporation

Dear Mark:

Your Request for Records has been received and will be processed in accordance with the requirements of the Government Records Access Management Act (GRAMA), 63G-2, Utah Code Annotated.  It is not necessary to submit this request to multiple City Departments; staff will coordinate compilation internally.

Your request was received in this office on 12/2/2016 and given the reference number C025598-120216 for tracking purposes.

Record Requested: This request is intended for the Salt Lake City Police Department. To Whom It May Concern:Pursuant to Utah’s Government Records Access and Management Act (“GRAMA”), I hereby request the following records:A copy of all contracts with Palantir Technologies Inc, aka Palantir.Any research paper, interviews, reports or analysis generated prior to Salt Lake City Police Department selecting Palantir as a vendor. Any audits, progress statements, performance assessments, or internal or external reports concerning Palantir's software, hardware or services for Salt Lake City Police Department.Any summary documents detailing annual payments to Palantir.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 business days, as the statute requires.Sincerely,Mark Harris

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From: Salt Lake City Corporation

12/16/2016

Mark Harris
DEPT MR 30217 411A Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02144

RE: Response to GRAMA Request
GRAMA No: C025598-120216

Dear Mark Harris:

This email responds to your request for records to the Salt Lake City Corporation, submitted on 12/2/2016.

Information Requested: General

The Salt Lake City Corporation has reviewed its files and has located responsive records to your request. Please log in to the Public Records Center to retrieve the appropriate response. (http://www.slcgov.com/recorder/recorders-office-public-records-system)

If you have any questions, or wish to discuss this further, please contact me.

Sincerely,

Nicole Smedley
Attorney

From: Salt Lake City Corporation

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Mark Harris DEPT MR 30217 411A Highland Avenue Somerville MA 02144 Dear Mr. Harris: On 12/2/2016 this office received your GRAMA Request #C025598-120216 for records, in which you requested the following: 1. A copy of all contracts with Palantir Technologies Inc., aka Palantir.
Please see attached copies of state contract summaries on file with Salt Lake City. The Salt Lake City Police Department was using a contract that was cooperatively solicited and awarded by the State of Utah. The Utah contract number was PD2113 with Palantir USG Inc. and is available for use by various government agencies within the state. The state contract may be viewed directly at the State of Utah Purchasing Division website at
http://purchasing.utah.gov (click on “State Cooperative Contracts” and search for either Palantir.) As the State of Utah is the agency that awarded this contract, I’d advise you to contact the State directly if you desire additional information about this contract. 2. Any research paper, interviews, reports or analysis generated prior to Salt Lake City Police Department selecting Palantir as a vendor.
No responsive records.
3. Any audits, progress statements, performance assessments, or internal or external reports concerning Palantir’s software, hardware or services for Salt Lake City Police Department.
No responsive records.
4. Any summary documents detailing annual payments to Palantir.
The requested information may be viewed directly at www.utah.gov/transparency/
I do hereby certify I am a representative of Salt Lake City and this notice was provided via: e-mail on 12/16/2016.
Sincerely, Nicole Smedley Assistant City Recorder =============================================================== APPEALING A DENIAL OF ACCESS Pursuant to Utah Code, §63G-2-401: If a Request for Records is denied by the governmental entity, any person that is dissatisfied with Salt Lake City’s response to the request may appeal that decision to the City’s Chief Administrative Officer by filing a Notice of Appeal within 30 calendar days after the date of this letter to the City Recorder at the mailing address listed below.  The notice of appeal must state the petitioner’s name, mailing address, daytime telephone number, nature and date of the request (attach if applicable) and relief sought.  A petitioner may file a short statement of facts, reasons, and legal authority in support of the appeal.   If the appeal is denied by Salt Lake City, the requester has the right to appeal the denial either to the State Records Committee or District Court. LOCATION:  451 SOUTH STATE STREET, ROOM 415, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH 84111 MAILING ADDRESS:  PO BOX 145515, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH 84114-5515 TELEPHONE: 801-535-7671 FAX: 801-535-7681

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From: Mark Harris

Thanks, but the contract PD2113 (and associated contract PD2305 for Palantir support) are not available on the transparency website. Any suggestions?

best

Mark

From: Salt Lake City Corporation

Dear Mark Harris:

Please be advised that if you wish to submit a new request or check on the status of an already submitted request, you should visit the Records Center by clicking here. (http://www.slcgov.com/recorder/recorders-office-public-records-system) Description: TO: [saltlakecityut@mycusthelp.net]January 10, 2017Salt Lake City Police DepartmentPublic Safety Building475 South 300 EastSalt Lake City, UT 84111(801) 799-3100This is a follow up to request number C025598-120216:Thanks, but the contract PD2113 (and associated contract PD2305 for Palantir support) are not available on the transparency website. Any suggestions?bestMark---On Dec. 16, 2016:
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