|Submitted||Dec. 8, 2017|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to RCW Ch. 42.56 (Public Records Act), I hereby request the following records:
This request has to do with the Ballistic Armored Tactical Transport, commonly known as the B.A.T.T., which is manufactured by the Armored Group LLC. I ask for:
-Contractual documents. Examples of this are invoices, purchases orders, contracts, loan agreements, procurement documents etc.
-Records of communication with the Armored Group LLC, which has a domain of @armoredcars.com. This correspondence from the department would likely be coming from either the chief of police or a head of procurement.
-Training and/or usage guidelines or policy for this vehicle.
-Any utilization logs for this vehicle.
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.
Dear Mr. Waltman,
I am in receipt of your request for the documents noted below, which has been assigned the above request number. The City of Tacoma does not have Ballistic Armed Tactical Transport vehicles. Therefore, there are no responsive records and your request is closed.
Public Disclosure Assistant
City Clerk's Office
733 Market Street, Room 11
Tacoma, WA 98402