Gun Theft Stats -- Seattle, Washington

Brian Freskos filed this request with the Seattle Police Department of Seattle, WA.
Tracking # M004110-080216
Status
Completed

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From: Ben Hallman

To Whom It May Concern:

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

1) The total number of firearms reported stolen to your department in 2015.

2) The total number of firearms reported stolen from motor vehicles to your department in 2015.

I submitted on July 21 and 22 requests for police reports related to the theft of firearms from motor vehicles and asking for the total number of automobile burglaries in 2015. If you have not already completed that request, please complete this one first if possible.

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,

Ben Hallman

From: City of Seattle Public Records Request Center

Dear :

Thank you for your interest in obtaining a public record of the City of Seattle. Your request has been received and is being processed. Your request was received in this office on August 02, 2016 and given the reference number M004110-080216 for tracking purposes.

TO: [muckrock@mycusthelp.net]August 2, 2016Seattle Police DepartmentSEATTLE POLICE DEPARTMENTATTN: PUBLIC REQUEST UNITPO BOX 34986SEATTLE WA 98124-4986To Whom It May Concern:Pursuant to RCW Ch. 42.56 (Public Records Act), I hereby request the following records:1) The total number of firearms reported stolen to your department in 2015. 2) The total number of firearms reported stolen from motor vehicles to your department in 2015. I submitted on July 21 and 22 requests for police reports related to the theft of firearms from motor vehicles and asking for the total number of automobile burglaries in 2015. If you have not already completed that request, please complete this one first if possible.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,Ben Hallman------Filed via MuckRock.comE-mail (Preferred): 27543-96270641@requests.muckrock.comFor mailed responses, please address (see note):MuckRockDEPT MR 27543411A Highland AveSomerville, MA 02144-2516PLEASE NOTE: This request is not filed by a MuckRock staff member, but is being sent through MuckRock by the above in order to better track, share, and manage public records requests. Also note that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.------

Staff has begun work on your request and will contact you within five business days, either with the requested records or to provide you with an estimate of the time it will take for your request to be processed.  Any records or portion of records which are exempt from disclosure may be withheld or redacted.  We will specify the exemption that applies to any such records.

You can monitor the progress of your request at the link below and you'll receive an email when your request has been completed.

Sincerely,

City of Seattle
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From: City of Seattle Public Records Request Center

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Mr. Hallman,

We have received your request and we are currently researching your request.  At this time, the Department anticipates having a response or status update to you on or about September 1, 2016.

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

Thank you,
Sheila Friend Gray
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From: City of Seattle Public Records Request Center

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Subject: RE: Public Records Request: Gun Theft Stats -- Seattle, Washington Body: TO: [seattle@mycusthelp.net]August 23, 2016Seattle Police DepartmentSEATTLE POLICE DEPARTMENTATTN: PUBLIC REQUEST UNITPO BOX 34986SEATTLE WA 98124-4986This is a follow up to a previous request:To Whom It May Concern:I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Aug. 2, 2016. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.---On Aug. 8, 2016:
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From: City of Seattle Public Records Request Center

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This email is in response to your public disclosure request.
As of 8/12/16 there are 431 stolen firearms listed in our Records Management System (RMS) that have a report date in the year of 2015.  Please note the query was run with the "reported date".
As of 8/12/16 there are 188 stole firearms that have a report date in the year of 2015 and include the following offenses:  theft car prowl, burglary - secure parking garage and burglary- secure parking garage - non-residential.
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If you wishto appeal the search, production, or application of any exemption in connectionwith this request, you may submit an appeal in writing to SPD’sLegal Unit within ten (10) business days from the date of receipt.  Beaware that this process does not apply to any substantive content of theresponsive records. Please include yourname and address, a copy of the redacted document and a copy of this lettertogether with a brief statement identifying the basis of the appeal. Please mail or deliver your appeal to:
Seattle Police Department
Attn:  Legal Unit
610 Fifth Avenue
P.O. Box 34986
Seattle,WA  98124-4986
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From: Ben Hallman

Hi,

Thanks so much for your help with this request! I really appreciate it.

Sincerely,
Ben Hallman

From: City of Seattle Public Records Request Center

Hello,
Unfortunately the E-mail you sent the City of Seattle is not associated with a records request in our Public Records Request Center and we are unable to route or post your message. If you altered the subject line of the E-mail, please note that doing that will cause this issue. Please use the Public Records Request Center on Seattle.gov where you can manage your profile, submit record requests, track your request status, receive and send messages, make payments, view frequently asked questions, and download your records.
Subject: RE: Public Records Request #M004110-080216 Body: TO: [seattle@mycusthelp.net]September 7, 2016Seattle Police DepartmentSEATTLE POLICE DEPARTMENTATTN: PUBLIC REQUEST UNITPO BOX 34986SEATTLE WA 98124-4986This is a follow up to request number M004110-080216:Hi,Thanks so much for your help with this request! I really appreciate it.Sincerely,Ben Hallman---On Aug. 31, 2016: This is an auto-generated email and has originated from an unmonitored email account. Please DO NOT REPLY.

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