Communication regarding Juggalos (Seattle Police Department)

steve miller filed this request with the Seattle Police Department of Seattle, WA.
Tracking # P2014-4317
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From: steve miller

To Whom It May Concern:

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

+ All emails, letters and other communication using the words “juggalo” or “juggalos” received or sent by or sent between any member(s) of the department between November 1, 2010 and December 31, 2010;

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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,

steve miller

From: SPD-PDR, SPD

RE: Public Disclosure Request # P2014-4317

Dear Mr. Miller,

This letter is in response to your public disclosure request dated December 3, 2014 and received by the Seattle Police Department’s Public Disclosure Unit on December 3, 2014 for all emails, letters and other communication using the words “juggalo” or “juggalos” received or sent by or sent between any member(s) of the department between November 1, 2010 and December 31, 2010.

Pursuant to RCW 42.56.520, this is notification that we have received your public disclosure request, and we anticipate it may take up to 5 weeks from the date of this notification to respond. Therefore we anticipate a response to you on or about January 16, 2015.

This additional time is used to research this request, collect responsive records, and/or prepare records for dissemination. Please note: Seattle Police Department currently receives approximately 4,000 public disclosure requests annually.

If you have any questions or need further assistance with this request, please contact the Public Disclosure Desk at 206-684-5481.

Sincerely,

Kathleen M. O’Toole
Chief of Police

Janette Yamashita
Admin Specialist II
Public Disclosure Unit

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From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Dec. 3, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: SPD-PDR, SPD

RE: Public Disclosure Request # P2014-4317

Dear Mr. Miller,

This letter is in response to your public disclosure request dated December 3, 2014 and received by the Seattle Police Department’s Public Disclosure Unit on December 3, 2014 for all emails, letters and other communication using the words “juggalo” or “juggalos” received or sent by or sent between any member(s) of the department between November 1, 2010 and December 31, 2010.

We have contacted the Intel and Gang units of SPD as well as conducted a search in the email archiving system using the terms mentioned above.

Enclosed please find a copy of the records you have requested.

You may file a written appeal of this response with the Chief of Police within ten (10) business days from the date of this letter. Please include your name and address and a copy of this letter together with a brief statement identifying the basis of the appeal. Please mail or deliver your appeal to:

Chief of Police
Seattle Police Department
PO Box 34986
Seattle, WA 98124-4986

This concludes the Seattle Police Department’s response to your request.

If you have any questions, please contact the Public Disclosure Desk at 206-684-5481.

Sincerely,

Kathleen M. O’Toole
Chief of Police

Bonnie Voegele
Records Manager

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