Police officer portraits (Seattle)

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

P054460-021320

Status
Processing

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From: Phil Mocek


To Whom It May Concern:

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

Portraits of sworn officers, most recent available of each. This should include but not be limited to those of portraits of managerial staff published to the ["Chief of Police & Command Staff" page][1] on the department's website, in their original form (i.e., if digital, then not printed then scanned, not reduced resolution, etc.), all notes regarding the images provided by the photographer(s), index of images, and all associated metadata.

[1]: <http://www.seattle.gov/police/about/commanders.htm>

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: Seattle Police Department

Dear Phil Mocek:

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Your request was received on February 13, 2020and the reference number is P054460-021320.

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To Whom It May Concern:

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

Portraits of sworn officers, most recent available of each. This should include but not be limited to those of portraits of managerial staff published to the ["Chief of Police & Command Staff" page][1] on the department's website, in their original form (i.e., if digital, then not printed then scanned, not reduced resolution, etc.), all notes regarding the images provided by the photographer(s), index of images, and all associated metadata.

[1]: <http://www.seattle.gov/police/about/commanders.htm>

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

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From: Seattle Police Department

02/14/2020

Phil Mocek
requests@muckrock.com

RE: Public Disclosure Request #: P054460-021320

Dear Phil Mocek,

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.

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.
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SPD receives between 7000 and 8000 public records requests annually and is processing between 1400 to 1500 open requests at a time. This may result in a slower than anticipated response to your request. Thank you for your patience.

From: Seattle Police Department

02/24/2020

Phil Mocek
requests@muckrock.com

RE:  Public Disclosure Request#: P054460-021320

Dear Phil Mocek,

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.


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From: Seattle Police Department

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02/24/2020

Phil Mocek
requests@muckrock.com

RE: Public Disclosure Request#: P054460-021320

Dear Phil Mocek,

This communication is in response to your public disclosure request received on February 13, 2020.
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 4/6/2020.
Please be advised, SPD currently has 1,693 open public disclosure requests and is currently down staffed.
Please be advised, we are withholding the portraits of sworn staff pursuant to the following exemption:
Criminal Justice Agency Employees Photos and Birthdates (if requestor is not a member of the news media) - RCW 42.56.250(8) Explanation: Photographs and month and year of birth in the personnel files of employees and workers of criminal justice agencies. Information is contained in personnel file and disclosure would violate employee’s right to privacy, and nondisclosure may be essential to effective law enforcement.
As to the remaining portion of your request, we have requested the portraits, in its original form, of the managerial staff published to the Chief and Police and Command Staff page .
We have also requested all notes regarding the images provided by the photographer(s), index of images, and all associated metadata for the managerial staff published to the Chief of Police and Command Staff page.
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,
Dianalynn Oreiro
Seattle Police Department
Legal Unit

SPD receives between 7000 and 8000 public records requests annually and is processing between 1400 to 1500 open requests at a time. This may result in a slower than anticipated response to your request. Thank you for your patience.

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From: Seattle Police Department

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04/07/2020

Phil Mocek
requests@muckrock.com

RE: Public Disclosure Request#: P054460-021320

Dear Phil Mocek,

The purpose of this communication is to provide a status update regarding your request.
The Seattle Police Department needs additional time to respond to your request. Due to current staffing shortages and workload, we are still processing your request.
Additionally, in light of recommendations and guidance provided concerning City operations in response to COVID-19, including taking steps towards more remote work, please understand that any current requests with the SPD Legal Unit through GovQA will incur an unanticipated delay in response. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your consideration during this time.
At this time, we anticipate having a response/installment to you on or about 5/5/2020.

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,
Dianalynn Oreiro
Seattle Police Department
Legal Unit

SPD receives between 7000 and 8000 public records requests annually and is processing between 1400 to 1500 open requests at a time. This may result in a slower than anticipated response to your request. Thank you for your patience.

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From: Seattle Police Department

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04/14/2020

Phil Mocek
requests@muckrock.com

RE: Public Disclosure Request#: P054460-021320

Dear Phil Mocek,

This email is in further response to your public disclosure records request. The Seattle Police Department has records ready to be released pending payment.
We are providing the portraits of the managerial staff published to the Chief of Police and Command Staff page on the department's website.
We have checked with SPD's Photo Unit and requested all notes regarding the images provided by the photographer(s), index of images, and all associated metadata for the managerial staff published to the Chief of Police and Command Staff page.
The photos being provided in response to your request have not been altered/redacted, therefore, the metadata is included.
SPD's Photo Unit has confirmed there are no notes provided by the photographer(s) and no index of images.
The fee for the responsive photos is: $1.25 (Invoice to follow)
This concluded the Seattle Police Department's response to your request.

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,
Dianalynn Oreiro
Seattle Police Department
Legal Unit

SPD receives between 7000 and 8000 public records requests annually and is processing between 1400 to 1500 open requests at a time. This may result in a slower than anticipated response to your request. Thank you for your patience.

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From: Seattle Police Department

This email is in further response to your public disclosure records request P054460-021320. The Seattle Police Department has records ready to be released pending 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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From: Phil Mocek


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.

From: Seattle Police Department

Dear Phil Mocek,

Thank you for your recent payment to the City of Seattle Public Records Request Center on 11/19/2020.
Within one to two business days, you will receive an email from your public disclosure officer indicating your records are available and instructing you on how to retrieve them. Public Disclosure Request Number: P054460-021320 Invoice Number: INV20-P054460-1 Payment Date: 11/19/2020 Invoice Status: Paid

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From: Seattle Police Department

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11/19/2020

Phil Mocek
requests@muckrock.com

RE: Public Disclosure Request#: P054460-021320

Dear Phil Mocek,

Your records have been released and are available on the Public Records Request Center to download.
To download your records, please:

* Navigate to the Public Records Request Center.
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* Select the 'View Files' button.
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* 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 of request closure, the link to your records will expire.
If you believe you have received privileged or confidential records in error, please notify the City of Seattle immediately, through the Public Records Request Center or by email. Privileged or confidential records provided or received in error should not be reviewed, used, disseminated, distributed, or copied, and should be destroyed immediately. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
If you wish to appeal the search, production, or application of any exemption in connection with this request you may submit an appeal in writing to the Seattle Police Legal Unit within ten (10) business days from the date you received your records. Please include your name and address, a copy of any redacted files, and a copy of this letter together 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

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,
Dianalynn Oreiro
Seattle Police Department
Legal Unit

SPD receives between 7000 and 8000 public records requests annually and is processing more than 2000 open requests at a time. This may result in a slower than anticipated response to your request. Thank you for your patience.

As a reminder you can login at the Police Records Request Center where you can access Police online information, manage your profile, submit record requests, track your request status, receive and send messages, make payments, view frequently asked questions, and download your records.
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From: Phil Mocek

Dear Sir or Madam:

I reiterate my request that records be provided by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Please do not instead ask me to use your workflow management system in order to retrieve the records.

Cordially,
Phil Mocek

From: Phil Mocek

Dear Sir or Madam:

I have received no response to my e-mail message of January 8, 2021, with which I requested that you provide the records via the delivery method I clearly specified in my request of February 13, 2020. Are you able to do so?

Cordially,
Phil Mocek

From: Phil Mocek

Dear Sir or Madam:

I appeal. It has been more than one year since I filed my request of February 13, 2020. Despite my repeated requests for updates, you have neither provided the records I requested via email attachment or CDROM nor provided any explanation for delay.

Cordially,
Phil Mocek

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