Vigilant Data Sharing Information - 2018 - Assignment Submission (South Windsor Police Department)

Dave Maass filed this request with the South Windsor Police Department of South Windsor, CT .
Multi Request Vigilant Data Sharing Information - 2018 - Assignment Submission
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From: Dave Maass


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Connecticut Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

1) The names of agencies and organizations with which the Agency shares ALPR data;
2) The names of agencies and organizations from which the Agency receives ALPR data;
3) The names of agencies and organizations with which the Agency shares “hot list” information;
4) The names of agencies and organizations from which the Agency receives “hot list” information;

This information is easily available within the Agency’s LEARN system. The simplest way to extract this data is to generate an “Agency Data Sharing Report” PDF file from within LEARN. To do this, a user may simply go to the “Sharing” section of LEARN and select “Output Report.” A CSV/XLS file containing these records would also satisfy this request.

The instructions for extracting this data is described on pages 62-63 of the LEARN Agency Manager Guide, which may be found at this link:

https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/3860685-LEARN-5-1-Agency-Manager-Guide.html

An example of this record may be found at this link:

https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/3936113-Palos-Verdes-Estates-Police-Department-Data.html

A number of other agencies have regularly determined the above information constitutes a public record and have provided an “Agency Data Sharing Report.” These agencies include:

Anaheim Police Department, Antioch Police Department, Bakersfield Police Department Chino Police Department, Clovis Police Department, Elk Grove Police Department, Fontana Police Department, Fountain Valley Police Department, Glendora Police Department, Hawthorne Police Department, Irvine Police Department, Livermore Police Department, Lodi Police Department, Long Beach Police Department, Montebello Police Department, Orange Police Department, Palos Verdes Estates Police Department, Red Bluff Police Department ,Sacramento Police Department, San Bernardino Police Department, San Diego Police Department, San Rafael Police Department, San Ramon Police Department, Simi Valley Police Department, and the Tulare Police Department.

We further request the following records

The aggregate number of “detections” (i.e. license plate scans and associated data) collected during 2016.
The aggregate number of detections collected during 2017.
The aggregate number of detections collected during 2018.
The aggregate number of “hits” (i.e. times that a plate on a hotlist was detected) during 2016.
The aggregate number of “hits” during 2017.
The aggregate number of “hits” during 2018.

This information is easily available within the Agency’s LEARN system. The simplest way to extract this data is to generate a “Dashboard Hit Ratio Report” PDF file from within LEARN. We would prefer the data for each year to be provided separately.

An example of this document may be found at: https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/3870802-Sacramento-PD-Hit-Ratio-Rpt-010112-051917-Redacted.html

The instructions for extracting this data is described on pages 78-79 of the LEARN Agency Manager Guide, which may be found at this link:
https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/3860685-LEARN-5-1-Agency-Manager-Guide.html

The following agencies have regularly determined the above information constitutes a public record and have provided an “Dashboard Hit Ratio Report.” These agencies include:

Anaheim Police Department; Bakersfield Police Department; Chino Police Department; Clovis Police Department; Elk Grove Police Department; Fontana Police Department; Irvine Police Department; La Habra Police Department; Laguna Beach Police Department; Lodi Police Department; Sacramento Police Department; San Diego Police Department; San Ramon Police Department; and the Red Bluff Police Department.

I also request that, if possible and pursuant to Conn. Gen. Stat. § 1-212(d), fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest and not made for commercial gain. The requested documents will be processed by a representative of the news media/press and made available to the public at MuckRock.com.

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 4 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Dave Maass

From:

Greetings Mr. Maass,
We received the attached scanned documents on Monday afternoon, December 24th and our administrative offices were closed for December 25th, Christmas Day. The two attached letters make reference to an unanswered request made on December 13, 2018, to date we have no copies of such request(s).
The two letters each reference a separate email reply address and unfortunately don't offer a phone number for you so that we might clarify the requested information.
We will work on filling this request and advise you of what, if any, charges are payable.
Thank you,
-Chief Scott Custer

Chief Scott P. Custer
South Windsor Police Dept.
Mobile - 860-982-0362
Desk - 860-648-6255
Twitter: @SWPD_PIO

Messages to and from employees of the Town of South Windsor are subject to public disclosure in accordance with state and federal law.

From:

Good Afternoon Mr. Maass-

I have compiled the records for your Freedom of Information request received by our agency on Monday, December 24, 2018 re: DEPT MR 65930. The cost is .50 per page with the total cost being $5.00. Please remit payment to the South Windsor Police Department C/O Records Division 151 Sand Hill Road, South Windsor, CT 06074. If paying by check please pay to "South Windsor Police Department."

I will subsequently mail the documents to you at: Muckrock News DEPT MR 65930, 411A Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02114-2516.

Thank you,

-Rick Watrous

Lieutenant Richard M. Watrous Jr. #140
Commander- Support Services
South Windsor Police Department
151 Sand Hill Road
South Windsor, CT 06074
860-648-6251
richard.watrous@southwindsor.org<mailto:richard.watrous@southwindsor.org>
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