Cases and reports related to for-profit arson (Seattle Police Department)

Joel Day filed this request with the Seattle Police Department of Seattle, WA .
Tracking #

P044455-070819

Multi Request Cases and reports related to for-profit arson
Est. Completion None
Status
Withdrawn

Communications

From: Joel Day


To Whom It May Concern:

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

Beginning in 2003, any police, fire or court records for persons under the suspicion of, arrested for, charged with, tried and or convicted of arson in the first degree (RCW 9A.48.020) where the motive to commit to the crime was in exchange for payment by a third party.

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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Joel Day

From: Seattle Police Department

07/09/2019

Joel Day
requests@muckrock.com

RE:  Public Disclosure Request#: P044455-070819

Dear Joel Day,

This communication is in response to your public disclosure request.


The purpose of this correspondence is to provide you a status update.  Your request status is:  Assigned.

If you have any questions, you may send messages using the Police Records Request Center or call the Public Disclosure Desk at 206-684-5481.




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From: Seattle Police Department

07/09/2019

Joel Day
requests@muckrock.com

RE:  Public Disclosure Request#: P044455-070819

Dear Joel Day,

This communication is in response to your public disclosure request.


The purpose of this correspondence is to provide you a status update.  Your request status is:  Being Researched/Reviewed.

If you have any questions, you may send messages using the Police Records Request Center or call the Public Disclosure Desk at 206-684-5481.




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SPD receives between 6000 and 7000 public records requests annually and is processing between 900 to 1000 open requests at a time. This may result in a slower than anticipated response to your request. Thank you for your patience.

From: Seattle Police Department

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07/16/2019

Joel Day
requests@muckrock.com

RE:  Public Disclosure Request#: P044455-070819

Dear Joel Day,

This acknowledges receipt of your public disclosure request P044455-070819 received on July 08, 2019.
Please clarify what "records" you are requesting as no boxes on the submitted form are checked.  Are you requesting reports or a calls for services list of events only or some other type of police record?  Please provide clarification regarding the type of records you are seeking within 30 days or by August 16, 2019.   If we do not hear from you by that date we will consider the public disclosure request closed.  Should we receive clarification, we expect to provide a response on or about October 9, 2019.
Please note, the Seattle Police Department can conduct a search for all Arson events from 2003 - present, however, we are unable to provide information about a motive, unless this is part of the report.  In addition, you have requested court records and information regarding convictions for Arson events.  You will need to contact the courts for this information.
If you have any questions, you may send a message using the Police Records Request Center or call the Public Disclosure Desk at 206-684-5481.

Sincerely,
Elizabeth Mash
Seattle Police Department
Public Disclosure Unit



SPD receives between 6000 and 7000 public records requests annually and is processing between 900 to 1000 open requests at a time. This may result in a slower than anticipated response to your request. Thank you for your patience.

From: Joel Day

Hi,
I am withdrawing this request. Thank you for your time.

Sincerely,
Joel Day

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