Geofeedia Inc. Contracts, Invoices - Social Media Surveillance Policies (City of Santa Clara Police Department)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Santa Clara Police Department of Santa Clara, CA.


From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act (California Government Code §§ 6250), I hereby request the following records:

Any and all contracts (as well as all associated amendments, exhibits, and materials), memorandums of understanding, and other equivalent agreements entered into by this agency with Geofeedia LLC or any other social media surveillance software or equipment company (including but not limited to Brightplaent, Geofeedia, Intrado Inc, LifeRaft, Magnet Forensics, Media Sonar, Signal Corporation, and ZeroFOX). Responsive materials should include but not be limited to:

• the initial Invitation to Bid, Request for Proposal, or equivalent call for contractors
• the responsive materials provided by the winning bidder
• other bidder responses
• the current contract
• all exhibits
• all amendments
• all performance work statements
• all deliverables inventories
• all invoices related to the deliverance of software, services, or goods

Please also include:
• all policies related to the acquisition and use of social media and surveillance software by individual officers and representatives of this agency

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.


Beryl Lipton

From: Gina McWilliam

The Santa Clara Police Department is in receipt of your request dated November 4, 2016 regarding information related to applications that monitor social media. We have made a thorough search of our records and have found documents pertaining to our contract with Geofeedia, Inc. I have also attached a copy of the Santa Clara Police Department General Order #96.8 - Social Media.

Please do not hesitate to contact me should you have any additional questions.

Gina McWilliam


Gina McWilliam | Police Records Manager
Santa Clara Police Department
601 El Camino Real | Santa Clara, CA 95050
(O) 408.615.4716 | (F) 408.248.0276 |<>