Law enforcement informal and formal settlement data and reports (Suffolk County Police Department)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Suffolk County Police Department of Suffolk County, NY.
Multi Request Law enforcement informal and formal settlement data and reports
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From: Beryl Lipton


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York Freedom of Information Law, I hereby request the following records:

Materials related to and sufficient to show all instances of alleged or actual inappropriate or illegal behavior or actions resulting in compensation or expenditures involving this agency.

Responsive materials include records of all settlements (formal and informal) and payments to which this agency was or is a party for the period from January 1, 2010 through the date this request is processed. Responsive materials include those for matters and legal claims resolved prior to the initiation of any litigation.

In particular, materials responsive to this request include all reports, lists, databases, spreadsheets, and other documentation detailing incidents of legal claims or other allegations requiring compensation for claimants, attorneys, or any other party.

If spreadsheets or similar documents are available in response to this request, please provide all segregable data, including but not limited to:

The nature of the claim or legal matter
The claimant and other parties involved
The relevant case and tracking numbers for court and internal systems
The date the lawsuit was served or litigation commenced
The final disposition or current status of the case, including whether a case is still pending
The amount spent to date as a result of the legal engagement
The amount paid to any parties related to the legal claim, including any city payout and any non-monetary compensation

If clarification of this request is required, please respond to the provided email address or leave a message 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,

Beryl Lipton

From: Suffolk County Police Department

Thank you for contacting the Suffolk County Police Department. A Department representative will generally respond to your correspondence within three business days.

Emergencies: If you are contacting us about an EMERGENCY, please dial 911 immediately. If you are outside Suffolk County and are writing about an emergency within Suffolk County, please call our Communications Center at (631) 852-6400.

Non-emergencies requiring a police response: If you do not have an emergency, but wish to report a matter that requires a police officer respond, please call (631)852-COPS (2677). For non-emergency police response within Suffolk County, please dial (631)852-COPS—Please do not dial 911. Additional telephone numbers are also listed on our webpage at www.suffolkpd.org<http://www.suffolkpd.org/> by clicking on the Phone Directory icon. Please do not call precincts directly for matters requiring a police response.

Help Keep Our Communities Safe: Please report tips and information regarding crimes to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS(8477), or by sending the information via text message by texting your message to “SCPD” and then “CRIMES” (274637). Tips can also be submitted via the internet at www.tipsubmit.com<http://www.tipsubmit.com/>. The identity of persons providing information is kept anonymous, and rewards may be available!

Stay informed: Information on programs and initiatives of the Police Department are often posted on our website at www.suffolkpd.org<http://www.suffolkpd.org/>. You can also subscribe to our newsletter and media alerts by signing up for e-Updates at www.suffolkcountyny.gov<http://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/>, selecting the Public Safety and FRES category.

We value your feedback: Please tell us how we are doing by completing a Citizen Satisfaction Survey online at suffolkpd.org,<http://apps.suffolkcountyny.gov/police/survey.htm> clicking on the Citizen Satisfaction Survey icon on our homepage.

REMEMBER: During periods of inclement weather, major incidents or disasters, it is essential that you not call “911” unless it is a true emergency. Emergency lines must be kept clear for those calls that are absolute emergencies. For non-emergency police response, always dial (631) 852-COPS (2677). Please do not dial “911” unless it is a true emergency.

From: Suffolk County Police Department

Thank you for contacting the Suffolk County Police Department. A Department representative will generally respond to your correspondence within three business days.

Emergencies: If you are contacting us about an EMERGENCY, please dial 911 immediately. If you are outside Suffolk County and are writing about an emergency within Suffolk County, please call our Communications Center at (631) 852-6400.

Non-emergencies requiring a police response: If you do not have an emergency, but wish to report a matter that requires a police officer respond, please call (631)852-COPS (2677). For non-emergency police response within Suffolk County, please dial (631)852-COPS—Please do not dial 911. Additional telephone numbers are also listed on our webpage at www.suffolkpd.org<http://www.suffolkpd.org/> by clicking on the Phone Directory icon. Please do not call precincts directly for matters requiring a police response.

Help Keep Our Communities Safe: Please report tips and information regarding crimes to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS(8477), or by sending the information via text message by texting your message to “SCPD” and then “CRIMES” (274637). Tips can also be submitted via the internet at www.tipsubmit.com<http://www.tipsubmit.com/>. The identity of persons providing information is kept anonymous, and rewards may be available!

Stay informed: Information on programs and initiatives of the Police Department are often posted on our website at www.suffolkpd.org<http://www.suffolkpd.org/>. You can also subscribe to our newsletter and media alerts by signing up for e-Updates at www.suffolkcountyny.gov<http://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/>, selecting the Public Safety and FRES category.

We value your feedback: Please tell us how we are doing by completing a Citizen Satisfaction Survey online at suffolkpd.org,<http://apps.suffolkcountyny.gov/police/survey.htm> clicking on the Citizen Satisfaction Survey icon on our homepage.

REMEMBER: During periods of inclement weather, major incidents or disasters, it is essential that you not call “911” unless it is a true emergency. Emergency lines must be kept clear for those calls that are absolute emergencies. For non-emergency police response, always dial (631) 852-COPS (2677). Please do not dial “911” unless it is a true emergency.

From: Suffolk County Police Department

Thank you for contacting the Suffolk County Police Department. A Department representative will generally respond to your correspondence within three business days.

Emergencies: If you are contacting us about an EMERGENCY, please dial 911 immediately. If you are outside Suffolk County and are writing about an emergency within Suffolk County, please call our Communications Center at (631) 852-6400.

Non-emergencies requiring a police response: If you do not have an emergency, but wish to report a matter that requires a police officer respond, please call (631)852-COPS (2677). For non-emergency police response within Suffolk County, please dial (631)852-COPS—Please do not dial 911. Additional telephone numbers are also listed on our webpage at www.suffolkpd.org<http://www.suffolkpd.org/> by clicking on the Phone Directory icon. Please do not call precincts directly for matters requiring a police response.

Help Keep Our Communities Safe: Please report tips and information regarding crimes to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS(8477), or by sending the information via text message by texting your message to “SCPD” and then “CRIMES” (274637). Tips can also be submitted via the internet at www.tipsubmit.com<http://www.tipsubmit.com/>. The identity of persons providing information is kept anonymous, and rewards may be available!

Stay informed: Information on programs and initiatives of the Police Department are often posted on our website at www.suffolkpd.org<http://www.suffolkpd.org/>. You can also subscribe to our newsletter and media alerts by signing up for e-Updates at www.suffolkcountyny.gov<http://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/>, selecting the Public Safety and FRES category.

We value your feedback: Please tell us how we are doing by completing a Citizen Satisfaction Survey online at suffolkpd.org,<http://apps.suffolkcountyny.gov/police/survey.htm> clicking on the Citizen Satisfaction Survey icon on our homepage.

REMEMBER: During periods of inclement weather, major incidents or disasters, it is essential that you not call “911” unless it is a true emergency. Emergency lines must be kept clear for those calls that are absolute emergencies. For non-emergency police response, always dial (631) 852-COPS (2677). Please do not dial “911” unless it is a true emergency.

From: Suffolk County Police Department

Thank you for contacting the Suffolk County Police Department. A Department representative will generally respond to your correspondence within three business days.

Emergencies: If you are contacting us about an EMERGENCY, please dial 911 immediately. If you are outside Suffolk County and are writing about an emergency within Suffolk County, please call our Communications Center at (631) 852-6400.

Non-emergencies requiring a police response: If you do not have an emergency, but wish to report a matter that requires a police officer respond, please call (631)852-COPS (2677). For non-emergency police response within Suffolk County, please dial (631)852-COPS—Please do not dial 911. Additional telephone numbers are also listed on our webpage at www.suffolkpd.org<http://www.suffolkpd.org/> by clicking on the Phone Directory icon. Please do not call precincts directly for matters requiring a police response.

Help Keep Our Communities Safe: Please report tips and information regarding crimes to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS(8477), or by sending the information via text message by texting your message to “SCPD” and then “CRIMES” (274637). Tips can also be submitted via the internet at www.tipsubmit.com<http://www.tipsubmit.com/>. The identity of persons providing information is kept anonymous, and rewards may be available!

Stay informed: Information on programs and initiatives of the Police Department are often posted on our website at www.suffolkpd.org<http://www.suffolkpd.org/>. You can also subscribe to our newsletter and media alerts by signing up for e-Updates at www.suffolkcountyny.gov<http://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/>, selecting the Public Safety and FRES category.

We value your feedback: Please tell us how we are doing by completing a Citizen Satisfaction Survey online at suffolkpd.org,<http://apps.suffolkcountyny.gov/police/survey.htm> clicking on the Citizen Satisfaction Survey icon on our homepage.

REMEMBER: During periods of inclement weather, major incidents or disasters, it is essential that you not call “911” unless it is a true emergency. Emergency lines must be kept clear for those calls that are absolute emergencies. For non-emergency police response, always dial (631) 852-COPS (2677). Please do not dial “911” unless it is a true emergency.

From: Suffolk County Police Department

Thank you for contacting the Suffolk County Police Department. A Department representative will generally respond to your correspondence within three business days.

Emergencies: If you are contacting us about an EMERGENCY, please dial 911 immediately. If you are outside Suffolk County and are writing about an emergency within Suffolk County, please call our Communications Center at (631) 852-6400.

Non-emergencies requiring a police response: If you do not have an emergency, but wish to report a matter that requires a police officer respond, please call (631)852-COPS (2677). For non-emergency police response within Suffolk County, please dial (631)852-COPS—Please do not dial 911. Additional telephone numbers are also listed on our webpage at www.suffolkpd.org<http://www.suffolkpd.org/> by clicking on the Phone Directory icon. Please do not call precincts directly for matters requiring a police response.

Help Keep Our Communities Safe: Please report tips and information regarding crimes to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS(8477), or by sending the information via text message by texting your message to “SCPD” and then “CRIMES” (274637). Tips can also be submitted via the internet at www.tipsubmit.com<http://www.tipsubmit.com/>. The identity of persons providing information is kept anonymous, and rewards may be available!

Stay informed: Information on programs and initiatives of the Police Department are often posted on our website at www.suffolkpd.org<http://www.suffolkpd.org/>. You can also subscribe to our newsletter and media alerts by signing up for e-Updates at www.suffolkcountyny.gov<http://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/>, selecting the Public Safety and FRES category.

We value your feedback: Please tell us how we are doing by completing a Citizen Satisfaction Survey online at suffolkpd.org,<http://apps.suffolkcountyny.gov/police/survey.htm> clicking on the Citizen Satisfaction Survey icon on our homepage.

REMEMBER: During periods of inclement weather, major incidents or disasters, it is essential that you not call “911” unless it is a true emergency. Emergency lines must be kept clear for those calls that are absolute emergencies. For non-emergency police response, always dial (631) 852-COPS (2677). Please do not dial “911” unless it is a true emergency.

From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York Freedom of Information Law, I hereby request the following records:

Materials related to and sufficient to show all instances of alleged or actual inappropriate or illegal behavior or actions resulting in compensation or expenditures involving this agency.

Responsive materials include records of all settlements (formal and informal) and payments to which this agency was or is a party for the period from January 1, 2010 through the date this request is processed. Responsive materials include those for matters and legal claims resolved prior to the initiation of any litigation.

In particular, materials responsive to this request include all reports, lists, databases, spreadsheets, and other documentation detailing incidents of legal claims or other allegations requiring compensation for claimants, attorneys, or any other party.

If spreadsheets or similar documents are available in response to this request, please provide all segregable data, including but not limited to:

The nature of the claim or legal matter
The claimant and other parties involved
The relevant case and tracking numbers for court and internal systems
The date the lawsuit was served or litigation commenced
The final disposition or current status of the case, including whether a case is still pending
The amount spent to date as a result of the legal engagement
The amount paid to any parties related to the legal claim, including any city payout and any non-monetary compensation

If clarification of this request is required, please respond to the provided email address or leave a message 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,

Beryl Lipton

From: Suffolk County Police Department

We will reach out to Records and keep you posted.

From: Suffolk County Police Department

I reached out to Central Records. An acknowledgement letter was sent to your mailing address.

Thank you,
Ryan

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