Emergency Operations Plan

Richard Eater filed this request with the Topeka Police Department of Topeka, KS.
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Rejected

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From: Richard Eater

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Kansas Open Records Act (K.S.A. 45-215), I hereby request the following records:

I want any documents involving police procedures in times of natural disaster (thunderstorms, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, snow, blizzards, power outages, etc.).

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 3 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Richard Eater

From: Luther Ganieany

Your request for records have been received. Specifically you requested any documents involving police procedures in times of natural disaster. Under the Kansas Open Records Act located at K.S.A. 45-215 et seq, your request is denied pursuant to K.S.A. 45-221 (12) which states that a public agency shall not be required to disclose "records of emergency or security information or procedures of a public agency...". Thank you for your request and please feel free to contact me should you have any questions.

Luther L. Ganieany, Jr.
Police Legal Advisor
Topeka Police Department
320 S. Kansas Ave, Suite 100
Topeka, KS 66603
(785) 368-9529

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December 20, 2015
Topeka Police Department
320 S Kansas Avenue, Suite 100
Topeka, KS 66603

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Kansas Open Records Act (K.S.A. 45-215), I hereby request the following records:

I want any documents involving police procedures in times of natural disaster (thunderstorms, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, snow, blizzards, power outages, etc.).

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 3 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Richard Eater

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