Policy for processing public records requests (Tacoma Police Department)

Phil Mocek filed this request with the Tacoma Police Department of Tacoma, WA.
Tracking # 14-7506
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From: Phil Mocek

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to RCW Ch. 42.56 (Public Records Act), I hereby request the following records:

Policy for processing and responding to requests for public records (policy and procedures manual, freedom of information guide, memoranda providing related guidance, etc., along with associated metadata)

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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,

Phil Mocek

From: Anderson, Lisa

Dear Mr. Mocek;

I am in receipt of your below request addressed to the Tacoma Police Department for the policy for processing and responding to requests for public records (policy and procedures manual, freedom of information guide, memoranda providing related guidance, etc., along with associated metadata). Your request has been assigned the above request number.

In response to your request, please find the attached policy and procedures for the City of Tacoma General Government. The Tacoma Police Department does not have a separate policy or procedure for responding to public disclosure requests.

This request is now closed. However, if you believe there are other records responsive, or this does not meet the scope of your request, please contact me at your earliest convenience.
Regards,

Lisa Anderson

Public Disclosure Assistant

City of Tacoma

733 Market Street, Room 11

Tacoma, WA 98402

(253) 591-5188

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