Request for Sanitized Taser or other body camera configuration data

Mike Davis filed this request with the Seattle Police Department of Seattle, WA.
Tracking # P007143-112616
Due Dec. 2, 2016
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

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From: Mike Davis

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Seattle has announced its intentions to use Taser as a vendor for body cameras and has used Taser or other body cameras in the past; This FOIA request is for a sanitized version
of any configuration data that is used in provisioning these devices with the obvious exception that any passwords and/or credentials will need to be removed; this information
should include an device (camera) specific configurations, as well as any server side feature configurations which can effect the capture, storage and deletion capability for these cameras in addtiona
to this, taser as a vendor specifically utilizes a cloud based service known as "evidence.com" which may have its own configurations with regard to the capture and storage and deletion of
videos.

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,

Mike Davis

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11/28/2016

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RE: Public Disclosure Request#: P007143-112616

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11/30/2016

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RE: Public Disclosure Request#: P007143-112616

Dear ,

The Department is currently in negotiations with Taser. The information you have requested is not available yet. The Department asks that you resubmit your request in 6-8 weeks.

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 SPD’s Legal Unit within ten (10) business days from the date of receipt. Be aware that this process does not apply to any substantive content of the responsive records. Please include your name and address, a copy of the redacted document and a copy of this letter together with a brief statement identifying the basis of the appeal. Please mail or deliver your appeal to:
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Seattle, WA 98124-4986

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Sincerely,
Sheila Friend-Gray
Seattle Police Department
Public Disclosure Unit

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Subject: RE: Public Records Request #P007143-112616 Body: TO: [seattle@mycusthelp.net]December 15, 2016Seattle Police DepartmentSEATTLE POLICE DEPARTMENTATTN: PUBLIC REQUEST UNITPO BOX 34986SEATTLE WA 98124-4986This is a follow up to request number P007143-112616:To Whom It May Concern:I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Nov. 26, 2016. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #P007143-112616.Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.---On Nov. 30, 2016: This is an auto-generated email and has originated from an unmonitored email account. Please DO NOT REPLY.

From: Mike Davis

P007143-112616

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Seattle has announced its intentions to use Taser as a vendor for body cameras and has used Taser or other body cameras in the past; This FOIA request is for a sanitized version
of any configuration data that is used in provisioning these devices with the obvious exception that any passwords and/or credentials will need to be removed; this information
should include an device (camera) specific configurations, as well as any server side feature configurations which can effect the capture, storage and deletion capability for these cameras in addtiona
to this, taser as a vendor specifically utilizes a cloud based service known as "evidence.com" which may have its own configurations with regard to the capture and storage and deletion of
videos.

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,

Mike Davis

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