FOIA - Squarehead Technology (Somerville Police Department)

J Ader filed this request with the Somerville Police Department of Somerville, MA.

It is a clone of this request.

Multi Request FOIA - Squarehead Technology
Est. Completion None
No Responsive Documents


From: J Ader

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

All documents on Squarehead Technology ( including, but not limited to, the following:

- Initial Bid Documents
- Current and previous contracts with Squarehead Technology
- Requests for Proposals
- Memorandum(s) of Understanding
- Any privacy impact assessments
- Any product manuals
- Any instructional materials or presentations
- Use policies and standard operating procedures
- Data retention policies
- Letters of Interest
- Usage policies
- Any informal agreements or other documents that reference "Squarehead" or otherwise guide it use or the relationship between this agency and the provider or developer of the product(s)

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. 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.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

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 10 business days, as the statute requires.


J Ader

From: Somerville Police Department

Dear Requestor,

I have been unable to locate any records in response to your request.

I am waiting to hear back from the Somerville Police Department to confirm this. I will let you know next week if we locate anything.

Thank you for your cooperation in this regard.


Susan Tkaczuk
City Hall, Law Department
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville, MA 02143
(617) 625-6600 x 4402<><>

From: Somerville Police Department

Dear Requestor,

On behalf of the Records Access Officer and the Records Custodian(s), I have been informed that the City of Somerville has no records responsive to your request.

To the extent provided by law, you have the right to seek an administrative appeal to the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records under 950 CMR 32.08(1) and the right to seek judicial review by commencing a civil action in the superior court.

Contact information for the Records Access Officer is: David P. Shapiro, Acting City Solicitor, City Hall, 93 Highland Ave., Somerville, MA 02143, Phone: (617) 625-6600 x4400, Email:

This completes the City of Somerville's response to your request.

Susan Tkaczuk
City Hall, Law Department
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville, MA 02143
(617) 625-6600 x 4402
Fax: (617) 776-8847<><>