|Submitted||Aug. 12, 2019|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Tennessee Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:
Reports state that the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation used footage from a Ring home security camera in order to apprehend a missing subject (https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/12/us/tennessee-inmate-captured-monday/index.html). Therefore, I hereby request the following records:
- Any external tips and internal digital communications including but not limited to emails and text messages) as well as documents, (including but not limited to PDF, word processing, excel, and slide documents) that mention or refer to Ring or the Neighbors app between Thursday August 8, 2019 and Sunday August 11, 2019.
- Any digital communications (including but not limited to emails and text messages) with Ring representatives between January 1, 2019 and the time that this request is processed.
The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes. It will be used in the course of reporting for Motherboard, VICE’s science and technology website (www.motherboard.vice.com).
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 7 business days, as the statute requires.
Please note that I am a citizen of Tennessee, and am using MuckRock's services to help manage and track my request.
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Tennessee Bureau of Investigation
Professional Standards Unit
901 R.S. Gass Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37216