Permits for Occupy Seattle march issued by police during march

Phil Mocek filed this request with the Seattle Police Department of Seattle, WA .
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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:

Permits that Seattle Police Department issued for the march that departed Occupy Seattle's encampment at Westlake Park at approximately 5:00 p.m. on October 8, 2011, as Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn described in his October 9, 2011 statement by writing, "SPD granted permits on the fly for the Saturday evening march."

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, 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.


Phil Mocek

From: "SPD-PDR, SPD" <>

October 17, 2011

RE: Public Disclosure Request # P2011-3226

Dear Mr. Mocek:

This letter is in response to your public disclosure request dated October 9, 2011 and received by the Seattle Police Department on October 10, 2011 for "permits for Occupy Seattle march issued by police during march."

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 two months from the date of this notification to respond. Therefore we anticipate a response to you on or about December 19, 2011.

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 5,000 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.


John Diaz
Chief of Police

Tricia Colin
Administrative Specialist II
Public Request Unit


From: "SPD-PDR, SPD" <>

PDR # P2011-3226

Mr. Mocek:

This email is in further response to your public disclosure request for "permits for Occupy Seattle march issued by police during march." A search of the files of Seattle Police Department resulted in no responsive documents.

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 public disclosure request.

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

Thank you,


Sheila Friend Gray
Public Request Unit Manager
Seattle Police Department


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