FOIA - Seattle PD - FLIR Documents

J Ader filed this request with the Seattle Police Department of Seattle, WA.
Tracking #

P033108-092718

Due Oct. 3, 2018
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

Communications

From: J Ader


To Whom It May Concern:

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

All documents regarding FLIR (https://www.flir.com/applications/public-safety/) including, but not limited to, the following:

- Initial Bid Documents
- Current and previous contracts with FLIR
- Renewals from any products or services with the company
- Requests for Proposals
- Memorandum(s) of Understanding
- Any privacy impact assessments
- Any instructional materials or presentations
- Use policies and standard operating procedures
- Data retention policies
- Letters of Interest
- Usage policies
- Any informal agreements that reference "FLIR" or otherwise guide it use or the relationship between this agency and the company

I am confident there are records relevant to this request due to public knowledge of the agency's use of FLIR's products:
https://info.publicintelligence.net/WA-SeattlePoliceUAS.pdf
(PAGE 6)
"..An observer's primary duty is to operate the UAS's equipment including cameras, FLIR, radio communications with patrol units as well as be an observer for anything that may affect the operator's primary duty (see and avoid)."

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,

J Ader

From: Seattle Police Department

Dear J Ader:

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From: Seattle Police Department

10/01/2018

J Ader
requests@muckrock.com

RE:  Public Disclosure Request#: P033108-092718

Dear J Ader,

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.

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From: Seattle Police Department

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10/03/2018

J Ader
requests@muckrock.com

RE:  Public Disclosure Request#: P033108-092718

Dear J Ader,

This communication is in response to your public disclosure request received on September 27, 2018.
Pursuant to RCW 42.56.520, this is notification that the Seattle Police Department has received your public disclosure records request and needs additional time to respond.
At this time, we anticipate having a response or a status update to you on or about 12/14/2018.
We are initiating the process of researching your request, collecting responsive records, and/or preparing records for dissemination.

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,
Mon-Cheri Barnes
Seattle Police Department
Public Disclosure Unit

SPD is experiencing a temporary reduction in staff available to process public records requests. This may result in a slower than anticipated response to your request. Thank you for your patience.

SPD receives between 6000 and 7000 public records requests annually.

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From: Seattle Police Department

10/03/2018

J Ader
requests@muckrock.com

RE:  Public Disclosure Request#: P033108-092718

Dear J Ader,

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. Please add seattle@mycusthelp.net to your E-mail contacts/address book to ensure delivery of the record center E-mails to your Inbox.

This is an auto-generated email and has originated from an unmonitored email account. Please DO NOT REPLY.

SPD is experiencing a temporary reduction in staff available to process public records requests. This may result in a slower than anticipated response to your request. Thank you for your patience.

SPD receives between 6000 and 7000 public records requests annually.

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