City Attorney's tracking of legal defense of police officers since 2013

Phil Mocek filed this request with the Seattle City Attorney of Seattle, WA.

It is a clone of this request.

Tracking # C017518-090117
Status
Completed

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From: Phil Mocek

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to RCW Ch. 42.56 (Public Records Act), I hereby request the following records:

Lists or spreadsheets compiling and detailing claims in which the City of Seattle defended Seattle Police Department staff, including resolution of suits, time and money dedicated to those defenses, etc., since January 1, 2013. This should include records with information about claims and notices of claim targeting SPD staff regardless of whether lawsuit was filed, as well as amounts paid in related settlements or verdicts.

In case it is helpful in identifying responsive records, please note that I received similar records from your office, covering 1998 through mid-2013, in late 2013 (your identifier: PDR# 13-112). Those are all published on the Web at <https://www.muckrock.com/foi/seattle-69/city-attorneys-tracking-of-legal-defense-of-police-officers-6838/#files>. I hope to bring the set of records up-to-date with final (full, end-of-year) versions of the 2013 records, 2014 through 2016, and year-to-date for 2017.

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,

Phil Mocek

From: City of Seattle Public Records Request Center

Dear Phil Mocek, Welcome to the City of Seattle Public Records Request Center (PRRC). Your request was received on September 01, 2017 and is appended below. (http://www.seattle.gov/public-records/public-records-request-center) The reference number for this request is C017518-090117.  You will see this number in the title of any communications about this request. You will hear from a Public Disclosure Officer within five business days regarding the status of your request. Please visit the City of Seattle Public Records Request Center where you can manage your profile and access your request. Your login ID is: requests@muckrock.com (http://www.seattle.gov/public-records/public-records-request-center) If a Public Disclosure Officer submitted your public disclosure request into the PRRC on your behalf, please login and complete your new user account by following these steps: Access the Public Records Request Center Select 'Forgot my Password' Enter your 'Login ID' (email address) A temporary password will be sent to you via email Login with the temporary password You will be asked to create a new password You may now visit the PRRC 'My Records Request Center' anytime! (http://www.seattle.gov/public-records/public-records-request-center) Request C017518-090117:

From: City of Seattle Public Records Request Center

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From: City of Seattle Public Records Request Center

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09/08/2017
Dear Phil Mocek, This acknowledges receipt of your public disclosure request C017518-090117 received on September 01, 2017 regarding: Lists or spreadsheets compiling and detailing claims in which the City of Seattle defended Seattle Police Department staff, including resolution of suits, time and money dedicated to those defenses, etc., since January 1, 2013. This should include records with information about claims and notices of claim targeting SPD staff regardless of whether lawsuit was filed, as well as amounts paid in related settlements or verdicts.In case it is helpful in identifying responsive records, please note that I received similar records from your office, covering 1998 through mid-2013, in late 2013 (your identifier: PDR# 13-112). Those are all published on the Web at . I hope to bring the set of records up-to-date with final (full, end-of-year) versions of the 2013 records, 2014 through 2016, and year-to-date for 2017.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. Pursuant to RCW 42.56.520, this is notification that the City of Seattle has received your public disclosure request and needs additional time to respond. At this time, the City anticipates that it will be able to provide the requested records or a first installment of records on or about October 10, 2017.
Sincerely, Thomas Corley
Public Disclosure Officer
Seattle City Attorney's Office
To monitor the progress, update this request, make payments and download your responsive records please log into the
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From: Corley, Thomas P

Dear Phil Mocek,
This acknowledges receipt of your public disclosure request C017518-090117 received on September 01, 2017 regarding:
Lists or spreadsheets compiling and detailing claims in which the City of Seattle defended Seattle Police Department staff, including resolution of suits, time and money dedicated to those defenses, etc., since January 1, 2013. This should include records with information about claims and notices of claim targeting SPD staff regardless of whether lawsuit was filed, as well as amounts paid in related settlements or verdicts.In case it is helpful in identifying responsive records, please note that I received similar records from your office, covering 1998 through mid-2013, in late 2013 (your identifier: PDR# 13-112). Those are all published on the Web at . I hope to bring the set of records up-to-date with final (full, end-of-year) versions of the 2013 records, 2014 through 2016, and year-to-date for 2017.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.
Pursuant to RCW 42.56.520, this is notification that the City of Seattle has received your public disclosure request and needs additional time to respond. At this time, the City anticipates that it will be able to provide the requested records or a first installment of records on or about October 10, 2017.

Sincerely,
Thomas Corley
Public Disclosure Officer
Seattle City Attorney's Office

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Thomas Corley
Public Disclosure Officer

Seattle City Attorney's Office
Civil Division
701 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2050
Seattle, WA 98104-7097
thomas.corley@seattle.gov<mailto:thomas.corley@seattle.gov>

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From: City of Seattle Public Records Request Center

Dear Phil Mocek,
Records in response to your public disclosure request
C017518-090117 received on September 01, 2017 are now available. The cost for the records is as follows:
Invoice Number: INV17-C017518-1
Total:
$1.25
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From: Corley, Thomas P

On 10/3/2017 11:01:13 AM, System wrote:

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Dear Phil Mocek,

Records in response to your public disclosure request C017518-090117 received on September 01, 2017 are now available. The cost for the records is as follows:

Invoice Number: INV17-C017518-1
Total: $1.25

To pay online, please follow these steps:
1. Log in to the Public Records Request Center<http://www.seattle.gov/public-records/public-records-request-center>.
2. Locate your request in the 'My Records Request Center.'
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Once your payment has been approved, we will send you an email with instructions on how to download your records. Note that City staff must manually upload records. Records will be available one to two business days after payment.

Please let your public disclosure officer (PDO) know if you are unable to pay online; your PDO will work with you on alternative ways to make your payment.

You have 30 days from today's date to pay for your records. If the City does not receive your payment within this time period, your request will be considered abandoned, and you will need to submit a new request.

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To Whom It May Concern:

Please find enclosed a check for $1.25 to satisfy the fee associated with the attached public records request.

Thank you.

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From: Seattle City Attorney

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11/09/2017 Dear Mr. Mocek, Records are now available in response to your request C017518-090117 regarding the following: Lists or spreadsheets compiling and detailing claims in which the City of Seattle defended Seattle Police Department staff, including resolution of suits, time and money dedicated to those defenses, etc., since January 1, 2013. This should include records with information about claims and notices of claim targeting SPD staff regardless of whether lawsuit was filed, as well as amounts paid in related settlements or verdicts. In case it is helpful in identifying responsive records, please note that I received similar records from your office, covering 1998 through mid-2013, in late 2013 (your identifier: PDR# 13-112). Those are all published on the Web at
. I hope to bring the set of records up-to-date with final (full, end-of-year) versions of the 2013 records, 2014 through 2016, and year-to-date for 2017. 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.
The records being made available to you at this time include the following: Spreadsheets. To view or download your records, please:
The City has provided records responsive to your request. Your request is now closed.
Sincerely, Thomas Corley Public Disclosure Officer
Seattle City Attorney's Office
To monitor the progress, update this request, make payments and download your responsive records please log into the
Public Records Request Center. (http://www.seattle.gov/public-records/public-records-request-center)

From: Seattle City Attorney

RE: Public Disclosure Request Number - C017518-090117

Dear Phil Mocek:

Thank you for submitting your public records request through the City of Seattle's Public Records Request Center. We would like to invite you to take a short six-question survey on your experience.

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We appreciate your feedback. Thank you.

From: Seattle City Attorney

Dear Mr. Mocek,
Records are now available in response to your request C017518-090117 regarding the following:
Lists or spreadsheets compiling and detailing claims in which the City of Seattle defended Seattle Police Department staff, including resolution of suits, time and money dedicated to those defenses, etc., since January 1, 2013. This should include records with information about claims and notices of claim targeting SPD staff regardless of whether lawsuit was filed, as well as amounts paid in related settlements or verdicts.
In case it is helpful in identifying responsive records, please note that I received similar records from your office, covering 1998 through mid-2013, in late 2013 (your identifier: PDR# 13-112). Those are all published on the Web at . I hope to bring the set of records up-to-date with final (full, end-of-year) versions of the 2013 records, 2014 through 2016, and year-to-date for 2017.
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.
The records being made available to you at this time include the following: Spreadsheets.
To view or download your records, please:
* Navigate to Public Records Request Center
* Select 'My Records Request Center'
* View your requests and select this request, C017518-090117
* Select the 'Details' button
* A link to your record(s) will be listed under the 'Attachments' section
* Please save your records as you may only download them from the system three times.
* If you do not download your records within 30 days from today, we may close your request.
Alternatively, the records are attached to this email per your preference.
The City has provided records responsive to your request. Your request is now closed.

Sincerely,
Thomas Corley
Public Disclosure Officer
Seattle City Attorney's Office

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Thomas Corley
Public Disclosure Officer

Seattle City Attorney's Office
Civil Division
701 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2050
Seattle, WA 98104-7097
thomas.corley@seattle.gov<mailto:thomas.corley@seattle.gov>

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