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Boomerang, San Francisco County

Caroline Haskins filed this request with the San Francisco Sheriff's Department of San Francisco City and County, CA.
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From: Caroline Haskins

To Whom It May Concern:

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

The company Raytheon offers a product called the "Boomerang," which detects gunshot noises and pinpoints the origin of the noises. The Boomerang is also listed on Raytheon's website as the "Boomerang III."

I am hereby requesting the following records that relate to any and all DataWorks Plus products:

* Any contracts, purchase, orders, invoices, and receipts related to Raytheon's "Boomerang."

* All instructional materials, presentations and presentation materials (including recorded video and audio, PowerPoint files, prepared remarks, and slides formats), and other guidance on the use of Raytheon's "Boomerang" or the "Boomerang III". This includes A) any notes taken during meetings that discussed the use of Raytheon's "Boomerang" or the "Boomerang III", B) any explanations (whether internally or externally generated) of how Raytheon's "Boomerang" or the "Boomerang III", and C) any other document that has been used to help explain the use of Raytheon's "Boomerang" or the "Boomerang III" to any party, including internal documentation, public relations materials, and executive summaries.

* A copy of any privacy impact assessments, use policies, standard operating procedures, data retention policies, legal opinions, warranties, non-disclosure agreements, contracts, liability waivers, insurance agreements, Requests for Proposals, Responses to Requests for Proposal, Memorandums of Understanding, Letters of Interest, usage policies, or informal agreements between the police department and Raytheon's "Boomerang" or the "Boomerang III".

* A copy of any funding opportunity announcements, grant applications and grantor status/progress reports, reports to legislative bodies, annual reports that mention Raytheon's "Boomerang" or the "Boomerang III" products as well as audit records, including but not limited to security audits of the software, misuse reports, and reports to oversight bodies.

* Any digital communications including but not limited to emails and text messages) as well as documents, (including but not limited to PDF, word processing, excel, and slide documents) that mention Raytheon's "Boomerang" or the "Boomerang III".

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes. It will be used in the course of reporting for BuzzFeed News. Therefore, I request that all fees are waived in the processing of this request.

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.


Caroline Haskins

From: San Francisco Sheriff's Department

Please see our attached response. Thank you.

Lt. John Garcia #1282
SFSD-Professional Standards
120-14th Street
San Francisco, Ca 94103
415-852-1565 (Cell)