Local level SAEC policies/data (Sodus Point Village Police Department)

Vanessa Nason filed this request with the Sodus Point Village Police Department of Sodus Point, NY.

It is a clone of this request.

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From: Vanessa Nason

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:

Any and all statistics, data, reports, audits, policies, and procedures pertaining to the following items regarding sexual assault evidence collection (SAEC) kits (also known as "rape kits") and processing:

• all standard operating procedures regarding the SAEC process

• any written policies or procedures regarding department practices on the acquisition of or handling of rape kit evidence, including protocols for its collection, testing, and delegation and transfer to all other possibly relevant locations, laboratories, or agencies

• the number of kits collected and booked into evidence from the period of January 1, 2000 through the date this request is processed

• the number of kits that have been processed by a public or private crime or forensic laboratory or equivalent processing location from the period of January 1, 2000 through the date this request is processed

• the number of unprocessed kits in any storage facilities currently under the department’s jurisdiction and control, including those held by medical personnel or at external laboratory locations

• any materials regarding the status or ultimate disposition of cases in which a kit was collected. Please include all available segregable data.

• all audits involving this agency regarding the collection or backlog of SAEC kits

• all proposed alterations or yet-to-be-implemented changes to the policies and procedures regarding the collection, testing, and use of SAEC kits

If there any questions about this request, please feel free to call us at the MuckRock office at 617-299-1832.

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,

Vanessa Nason

From: Tracy B. Durham

Sorry the request went to the other clerk that is out on vacation. I tried
to call this morning to speak to you regarding the request.

Im not sure if you are familiar with Sodus Point but we are a very small
little village. The Police department is usually seasonal but this year has
been deactivated.

I do not have any information in my office regarding this request. The
request is very large. I would suggest narrowing the request if you are
looking for a specific incident?

Thank you

Tracy Durham

Clerk Treasurer

315 483 9881

August 17, 2017
Sodus Point Village Police Department

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws
ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:

Any and all statistics, data, reports, audits, policies, and procedures
pertaining to the following items regarding sexual assault evidence
collection (SAEC) kits (also known as "rape kits") and processing:

. all standard operating procedures regarding the SAEC process

. any written policies or procedures regarding department practices on the
acquisition of or handling of rape kit evidence, including protocols for its
collection, testing, and delegation and transfer to all other possibly
relevant locations, laboratories, or agencies

. the number of kits collected and booked into evidence from the period of
January 1, 2000 through the date this request is processed

. the number of kits that have been processed by a public or private crime
or forensic laboratory or equivalent processing location from the period of
January 1, 2000 through the date this request is processed

. the number of unprocessed kits in any storage facilities currently under
the department's jurisdiction and control, including those held by medical
personnel or at external laboratory locations

. any materials regarding the status or ultimate disposition of cases in
which a kit was collected. Please include all available segregable data.

. all audits involving this agency regarding the collection or backlog of
SAEC kits

. all proposed alterations or yet-to-be-implemented changes to the policies
and procedures regarding the collection, testing, and use of SAEC kits

If there any questions about this request, please feel free to call us at
the MuckRock office at 617-299-1832.

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,

Vanessa Nason

Tracy B Durham

Clerk Treasurer

Village of Sodus Point

315 483 9881

From: Vanessa Nason

Hi,

What do you mean be the department being seasonal? Do you handle rape cases?

Thanks,
Vanessa

From: Tracy B. Durham

Please call me regarding the FOIL request.

Tracy B Durham

Clerk Treasurer

Village of Sodus Point

315 483 9881

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