Cell-site simulator agreement and procurement information (Tempe Police Department)

Dave Maass filed this request with the Tempe Police Department of Tempe, AZ.

It is a clone of this request.

Multi Request Cell-site simulator agreement and procurement information


From: Dave Maass

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Please provide the following materials related to this agency’s use of cell-site simulators (sometimes also referred to as a Stingray or IMSI catcher) or similar technologies provided by companies, including but not limited to, Octasic/Nyxcell, Digital Receiver Technologies, and Tactical Support Equipment.

All agreements (in addition to any associated exhibits and amendments) related to this agency’s use of cell-site simulator technology, including but not limited to all:
• contracts (related to purchase, use, sharing of equipment, sharing of data, and any other action related to the use of this technology)
• memorandums of understanding
• intergovernmental services agreements
• nondisclosure agreements, or
• any other agreements.

Any policies regarding this agency’s use of cell-site simulators. Responsive materials include all policies and procedures related to:
• the acquisition of the technology, including guidance regarding procurement through the bidding process, third parties, or any other method
• the use of the technology, including data collection, retention, and disposal
• training on and coordination of the technology
• any application, affidavit, or similar records created in the course of use of this technology
• the sharing of the equipment itself
• the sharing of any information gathered by the technology, either with other police departments, the district attorney, or any other entity, inside or outside of the local criminal justice system

All materials regarding this agency’s acquisition of cell-site simulator equipment. Responsive materials include all:
• bidding and procurement materials, including the initial Request for Bids, Request for Proposals, or equivalent bidding records
• invoices and receipts related to payments for the equipment
• records related to any complimentary use of the equipment

According to previous news reports, your agency has used cell-site simulator equipment. This request is for all responsive materials relevant to the use of cell-site simulator equipment since January 1, 2018.

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 10 business days.


Dave Maass

From: Tempe Police Department

Mr. Dave Maass,

On 4/8/22 we received your second request regarding the attached document for copies of official Tempe Police records. We are working on your request, and currently I do not have an ETA.

If you still wish to obtain the records requested, please remit $5.00 in fees, per ARS 39-121.03

We will contact you at the time of processing if the fee does increase. Your remittance can be cash, check or money order made payable to the City of Tempe. You can either bring payment to the Police Lobby at 120 E 5th St. Tempe, AZ 85281, or mail the payment Attention Police Records (Rachel Valdez) to that same address. Please be sure to attach a copy of your original request for Police Records with your payment.
If you do not wish to proceed with this request, please contact the Tempe Police Department Records Bureau at (480) 350-8588 between the hours of 6:00 AM and 3:00 PM.
Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at the above number. Thank you for your assistance in this matter.
Thank you,
Rachel Valdez
(480) 350-8588

From: Tempe Police Department

Mr. Maass-

We received your letter today regarding a follow up to your previous request. At this time, your request is still being processed and we do not have an ETA.

Thank you,
Rachel Valdez
(480) 350-8588

From: Tempe Police Department

Mr. Dave Maass,

Today we will be emailing your requested information. The emailed information will delete itself after 14days, so please make sure you download the information ASAP.

Thank you,
Rachel Valdez
(480) 350-8588

From: Tempe Police Department

You have requested your police report be sent to you
electronically. It is now available for your review by following
the instructions provided. You have 14 days from the date sent
to review, download or save your report. Once the time frame has
expired you will have to request it again and pay additional
Thank you for using our electronic file transfer application.

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