CA Bilingual Officers (San Francisco Police Department)

Adrien Salzberg filed this request with the San Francisco Police Department of San Francisco, CA.
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P009847-111819

Multi Request CA Bilingual Officers
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From: Adrien Salzberg


To Whom It May Concern:

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

- Copies of all forms currently used by the department to evaluate an officer/candidate's ability to speak, read, and write languages other than English.

- Copies of department policy on interacting with deaf and hard of hearing individuals

- Copies of department policy related to American Sign Language, if any

- Copies of forms currently used by the department, if any, to evaluate an officer/candidate's knowledge of American Sign Language

- If there exists documentation, such as spreadsheets, of which officers are currently certified as speaking any second language (e.g. Spanish, Vietnamese,) please include this as well.

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,

Adrien Salzberg

From: San Francisco Police Department

Dear Adrien Salzberg:

Thank you for your interest in public records of the San Francisco Police Department ("SFPD").

The San Francisco Police Department ("SFPD") received your request, dated November 18, 2019 and given the reference number P009847-111819 for tracking purposes.

Record(s) Requested: To Whom It May Concern:

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

- Copies of all forms currently used by the department to evaluate an officer/candidate's ability to speak, read, and write languages other than English.

- Copies of department policy on interacting with deaf and hard of hearing individuals

- Copies of department policy related to American Sign Language, if any

- Copies of forms currently used by the department, if any, to evaluate an officer/candidate's knowledge of American Sign Language

- If there exists documentation, such as spreadsheets, of which officers are currently certified as speaking any second language (e.g. Spanish, Vietnamese,) please include this as well.

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,

Adrien Salzberg

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From: San Francisco Police Department

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November 27, 2019
Via email requests@muckrock.com

Adrien Salzberg
MuckRock News, DEPT MR 83417 411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144

RE: Public Records Request, dated November 18, 2019, Reference # P009847-111819

Dear Adrien Salzberg:

The San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) received your Public Records Act request, dated November 18, 2019.

You requested, " To Whom It May Concern:

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

- Copies of all forms currently used by the department to evaluate an officer/candidate's ability to speak, read, and write languages other than English.
Evaluation and testing of officer/candidate's ability to speak, read and write languages is maintained by the San Francisco Department of Human Resources.  I have requested a direct contact for you and am awaiting a response.

- Copies of department policy on interacting with deaf and hard of hearing individuals
I am providing the link to the Department's guide to Language Assistance including the Department General Order (Policy) and Department Bulletins (Procedures):
https://www.sanfranciscopolice.org/get-service/guide-language-assistance-services
https://www.sanfranciscopolice.org/sites/default/files/2018-11/A%2017-024%20Language%20Service%20Information%20Card.pdf
https://www.sanfranciscopolice.org/sites/default/files/2019-05/A%2018-185%20Providing%20Language%20Access%20Services%20for%20Limited%20English%20Proficient%20%28LEP%29%20Individuals%20%28Re-issue%20DB%2016-107%29.pdf
Copies of department policy related to American Sign Language, if any
Included in the provided links above
- Copies of forms currently used by the department, if any, to evaluate an officer/candidate's knowledge of American Sign Language
Evaluation and testing of officer/candidate's ability to speak, read and write languages is maintained by the San Francisco Department of Human Resources.  I have requested a direct contact for you and am awaiting a response.
- If there exists documentation, such as spreadsheets, of which officers are currently certified as speaking any second language (e.g. Spanish, Vietnamese,) please include this as well.
I am currently awaiting the updated list of second language certified officers and will provide as soon as I get it.
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,

Adrien Salzberg

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Sincerely,

Julie Lazar
Media Relations
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From: San Francisco Police Department

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December 04, 2019 Via email requests@muckrock.com
Adrien Salzberg
MuckRock News, DEPT MR 83417 411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144
RE: Public Records Request, dated November 18, 2019, Reference # P009847-111819
Dear Adrien Salzberg:
The San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) received your Public Records Act request, dated November 18, 2019, on December 04, 2019.
You requested, " To Whom It May Concern:

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

- Copies of all forms currently used by the department to evaluate an officer/candidate's ability to speak, read, and write languages other than English.
Evaluation and testing of officer/candidate's ability to speak, read and write languages is maintained by the San Francisco Department of Human Resources.  Email requests for Public Records can be to: DHR.PublicRecords@sfgov.org.  Direct inquiries by journalists and reporters may contact by email:  mawuli.tugbenyoh@sfgov.org.

- Copies of department policy on interacting with deaf and hard of hearing individuals
Answered in prior email.

- Copies of department policy related to American Sign Language, if any
Answered in prior email.

- Copies of forms currently used by the department, if any, to evaluate an officer/candidate's knowledge of American Sign Language
Evaluation and testing of officer/candidate's ability to speak, read and write languages is maintained by the San Francisco Department of Human Resources.  Email requests for Public Records can be to: DHR.PublicRecords@sfgov.org.  Direct inquiries by journalists and reporters may contact by email:  mawuli.tugbenyoh@sfgov.org.

- If there exists documentation, such as spreadsheets, of which officers are currently certified as speaking any second language (e.g. Spanish, Vietnamese,) please include this as well.
Link to document attached.

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,

Adrien Salzberg

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Responsive records are available via the San Francisco Public Records Center. Click on the link below to view your request. Public Records Request - P009847-111819 (https://u8387795.ct.sendgrid.net/wf/click?upn=Ow1KccipsoIsnXbuEgm-2FN-2B3KuyZ5YHnuXVUop6SBUj6Zl2gPWQsh2hjE0JdlwH66w7Ouk9-2BR8NTj1CEvgAER8KZGjK0eubrsWmSG-2BUz5xuU-3D_bhK2DllsCE9bj2dklP0gLGuZNTPIhygQxevzvShkI9ldYWD-2FG-2BIpXqlCtEPjtKYs-2B6kEmFKUUZV4lNF8VL4cv9rjYOT-2FBNnnPfa2JjA80wrToias084Xz1La78eO5oIWoeIja1NW91m2J4BGvXOkrT4AlriaS61J7ef00wCqWDzTdYuXV713svy6jjGh0Eo1fdumViPpXL-2FCiB9Jd8qORT-2BrubbdGhleyel7HXLCsckL7OT-2Fg8oOb72rdvWnk5Zss-2BAa5iwlyOJujb6fuMFdEy1HTdjgLdI-2BBYrtN4nv1Nv4wJ5sFrhDVbdiMg2Lmuxa7wt13jH2wfVwPLo8m1MA58F8hFMVYRDfcQgXShkgxhrOfYsxyL8YeYWwJRhscdzXX50db-2F1DkLSeCX8mDxRShQ-3D-3D)
If you have any questions, please contact Julie Lazar at (415) 837-7194.
Thank you for your attention.
Sincerely,
Sergeant Michael Andraychak
Officer in Charge
Media Relations
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