Vacations During Jan 2020 and 2021 (Virginia Beach Police Department)

Lucy Parsons Labs filed this request with the Virginia Beach Police Department of Virginia Beach, VA.
Multi Request Vacations During Jan 2020 and 2021
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From: Tom Nash


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Virginia Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Records sufficient to show the names, star numbers, respective dates, and the type of time off of all police officers and/or employees who requested any personal time off, vacation days, personal days, furlough days, or any other time off for the dates of, on, or between Jan 1, 2021 and January 8, 2021 AS WELL AS the dates of, on, or between Jan 1, 2020 and January 8, 2020.

Ideally, please provide the records in an excel spreadsheet.

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.

Please note that I am a citizen of Virginia, and am using MuckRock's services to help manage and track my request.

Sincerely,

Tom Nash

From: Virginia Beach Police Department

Hello, you have reached the Virginia Beach Police Department’s Police Web inquiries email.
This email is not intended as an emergency service and is not monitored 24 hours, 7 days per week.
Someone will respond to your email at our earliest convenience during normal business hours Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thank you and we will do our best to assist you. Please see below prior to emailing Police Web Inquiries:

If this is an emergency, please call 911 for immediate assistance. If this is a non-emergency, you may call (757) 385-5000. You can also call (757) 385-3111 for various general City of Virginia Beach questions.
These services are 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

VB911 receives citizens’ calls for service by Police, Fire, and EMS personnel and coordinates those agencies' response. Calling "911" is specifically used for emergency sit​​uations where an immediate response is required from public safety personnel. For public safety assistance that is not an emergency or calls that originate from outside the calling area, dial (757) 385-5000.

VB311 receives and responds to citizen requests for general government information or service via multiple communication channels such as telephone, online assistance, email, print, radio dispatching and emergency notifications. In addition VB311 assists various city agencies such as the Real Estate Assessor's office with their day-to-day information or service requests, and accepts calls after business hours for other agencies, such as Public Utilities and Public Works. "311" is an easy-to-remember phone number that provides assistance to residents, businesses and visitors. VB311 may also be reached by calling (757) 385-3111, which is necessary when calling from outside the City or using a mobile device.

From: Virginia Beach Police Department

Hello, you have reached the Virginia Beach Police Department’s Police Web inquiries email.
This email is not intended as an emergency service and is not monitored 24 hours, 7 days per week.
Someone will respond to your email at our earliest convenience during normal business hours Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thank you and we will do our best to assist you. Please see below prior to emailing Police Web Inquiries:

If this is an emergency, please call 911 for immediate assistance. If this is a non-emergency, you may call (757) 385-5000. You can also call (757) 385-3111 for various general City of Virginia Beach questions.
These services are 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

VB911 receives citizens’ calls for service by Police, Fire, and EMS personnel and coordinates those agencies' response. Calling "911" is specifically used for emergency sit​​uations where an immediate response is required from public safety personnel. For public safety assistance that is not an emergency or calls that originate from outside the calling area, dial (757) 385-5000.

VB311 receives and responds to citizen requests for general government information or service via multiple communication channels such as telephone, online assistance, email, print, radio dispatching and emergency notifications. In addition VB311 assists various city agencies such as the Real Estate Assessor's office with their day-to-day information or service requests, and accepts calls after business hours for other agencies, such as Public Utilities and Public Works. "311" is an easy-to-remember phone number that provides assistance to residents, businesses and visitors. VB311 may also be reached by calling (757) 385-3111, which is necessary when calling from outside the City or using a mobile device.

From: Virginia Beach Police Department

Mr. Nash,

Your request was denied for overdue payment. I can send the response again if you would like.

From: Lucy Parsons Labs

Please do ASAP. I never received any communication that indicated any sort of payment, so I'm unsure how it could be overdue.

From: Virginia Beach Police Department

From: requests@muckrock.com <requests@muckrock.com>
Sent: Wednesday, February 10, 2021 7:29 PM
To: Robert C. Thomas <RCThomas@vbgov.com>
Subject: RE: Virginia Freedom of Information Act Request: Vacations During Jan 2020 and 2021 (Virginia Beach Police Department)

CAUTION: This email originated from outside of the City of Virginia Beach. Do not click links or open attachments unless you recognize the sender and know the content is safe.

Virginia Beach Police Department
Custodian of Records
2509 Princess Anne Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23456

February 10, 2021

This is a follow up to a previous request:

Please do ASAP. I never received any communication that indicated any sort of payment, so I'm unsure how it could be overdue.

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PLEASE NOTE: This request is not filed by a MuckRock staff member, but is being sent through MuckRock by the above in order to better track, share, and manage public records requests. Also note that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.

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On Feb. 10, 2021:
Subject: FOIA request
Mr. Nash,

Your request was denied for overdue payment. I can send the response again if you would like.

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On Feb. 10, 2021:
Subject: Auto-Reply from VBPD Email Account
Hello, you have reached the Virginia Beach Police Department’s Police Web inquiries email.
This email is not intended as an emergency service and is not monitored 24 hours, 7 days per week.
Someone will respond to your email at our earliest convenience during normal business hours Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thank you and we will do our best to assist you. Please see below prior to emailing Police Web Inquiries:

If this is an emergency, please call 911 for immediate assistance. If this is a non-emergency, you may call (757) 385-5000. You can also call (757) 385-3111 for various general City of Virginia Beach questions.
These services are 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

VB911 receives citizens’ calls for service by Police, Fire, and EMS personnel and coordinates those agencies' response. Calling "911" is specifically used for emergency sit​​uations where an immediate response is required from public safety personnel. For public safety assistance that is not an emergency or calls that originate from outside the calling area, dial (757) 385-5000.

VB311 receives and responds to citizen requests for general government information or service via multiple communication channels such as telephone, online assistance, email, print, radio dispatching and emergency notifications. In addition VB311 assists various city agencies such as the Real Estate Assessor's office with their day-to-day information or service requests, and accepts calls after business hours for other agencies, such as Public Utilities and Public Works. "311" is an easy-to-remember phone number that provides assistance to residents, businesses and visitors. VB311 may also be reached by calling (757) 385-3111, which is necessary when calling from outside the City or using a mobile device.

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On Jan. 11, 2021:
Subject: Auto-Reply from VBPD Email Account
Hello, you have reached the Virginia Beach Police Department’s Police Web inquiries email.
This email is not intended as an emergency service and is not monitored 24 hours, 7 days per week.
Someone will respond to your email at our earliest convenience during normal business hours Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thank you and we will do our best to assist you. Please see below prior to emailing Police Web Inquiries:

If this is an emergency, please call 911 for immediate assistance. If this is a non-emergency, you may call (757) 385-5000. You can also call (757) 385-3111 for various general City of Virginia Beach questions.
These services are 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

VB911 receives citizens’ calls for service by Police, Fire, and EMS personnel and coordinates those agencies' response. Calling "911" is specifically used for emergency sit​​uations where an immediate response is required from public safety personnel. For public safety assistance that is not an emergency or calls that originate from outside the calling area, dial (757) 385-5000.

VB311 receives and responds to citizen requests for general government information or service via multiple communication channels such as telephone, online assistance, email, print, radio dispatching and emergency notifications. In addition VB311 assists various city agencies such as the Real Estate Assessor's office with their day-to-day information or service requests, and accepts calls after business hours for other agencies, such as Public Utilities and Public Works. "311" is an easy-to-remember phone number that provides assistance to residents, businesses and visitors. VB311 may also be reached by calling (757) 385-3111, which is necessary when calling from outside the City or using a mobile device.

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On Jan. 8, 2021:
Subject: Virginia Freedom of Information Act Request: Vacations During Jan 2020 and 2021 (Virginia Beach Police Department)

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Virginia Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Records sufficient to show the names, star numbers, respective dates, and the type of time off of all police officers and/or employees who requested any personal time off, vacation days, personal days, furlough days, or any other time off for the dates of, on, or between Jan 1, 2021 and January 8, 2021 AS WELL AS the dates of, on, or between Jan 1, 2020 and January 8, 2020.

Ideally, please provide the records in an excel spreadsheet.

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.

Please note that I am a citizen of Virginia, and am using MuckRock's services to help manage and track my request.

Sincerely,

Tom Nash

Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com>
Upload documents directly: https://www.muckrock.com/
Is this email coming to the wrong contact? Something else wrong? Use the above link to let us know.

For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 106701
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

PLEASE NOTE: This request is not filed by a MuckRock staff member, but is being sent through MuckRock by the above in order to better track, share, and manage public records requests. Also note that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.

From: Lucy Parsons Labs


To Whom It May Concern:

Please find enclosed a check for $35.06 to satisfy the fee associated with the attached public records request.

Thank you.

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