Metropolitan Police Department

Alexander Carroll-Cabanes filed this request with the Metropolitan Police Department of Washington, DC.
Tracking # 2017-FOIA-02314
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From: Alexander Carroll-Cabanes

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the District of Columbia Freedom of Information Act of 1974, D.C. Code Ann. § 2-531 et seq. ("D.C. Act"), I hereby request the following records:

1. any requests for proposals, proposals submitted by vendors, contracts, budgets or cost allocations for the purchase and/or use of aerial drones, UAs, UAVs, and UASs (hereinafter “drones”);

2. any policies, guidelines, manuals and/or instructions on department use of drones, including on the legal process required (such as a warrant or court order), if any, before operating a drone;

3. any departmental records concerning this department’s use of drones now or plans to use drones in the future including:

a. the types of investigations or instances in which this department is using or plans to use drones, or how it plans to support, manage or oversee the usage of drones by another department or office;

b. policies, guidelines, manuals and/or instructions on storage requirements or procedures for video or static images obtained through use of drones, including retention times;

c. the altitude at which drones can or do fly;

d. drones’ ability to carry weapons.

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. (acarrollcaba@wesleyan.edu)

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 15 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Alexander Carroll-Cabanes

From:

Dear Mr. Carroll-Cabanes: This office is in receipt of your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. Your FOIA Request Number is 2017-FOIA-02314. Your assigned FOIA Specialist is Kimberly Robinson. Pursuant to D.C. Official Code § 2-532, we have fifteen (15) business-days, subject to the possibility of a ten (10) business-day extension, to respond to the request as of the date of receipt. If you have any questions regarding your request, please contact the assigned FOIA Specialist at (202) 727-3721.  For ease of reference, we ask that you have your FOIA Request Number available when you contact our office. Donald Kaufman MPD FOIA Officer

From:

RE:  FOIA Request No. 2017-FOIA-02314
Dear Mr. Carroll-Cabanes:
Pursuant to D.C. Official Code § 2-532(c), we have fifteen (15) business-days, subject to the possibility of a ten (10) working-day extension, to respond to the request as of the date of receipt.  Due to the nature of the request and/or the need to consult with outside agencies, we are exercising the additional ten (10) day extension pursuant to D.C. Official Code § 2-532(d)(2).
Sincere regards,
Kimberly Robinson
FOIA Specialist
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Office
Metropolitan Police Department

From: Robinson, Kimberly C. (MPD)

RE: FOIA Request No. 2017-FOIA-02314

Dear Sir/Madam:

Please find attached the response to your FOIA request captioned-above.

Thank you.

Kimberly Robinson
FOIA Specialist
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Office
Privacy Office
Metropolitan Police Department
(202) 727-3721
Kimberlyc.robinson@dc.gov<mailto:Kimberlyc.robinson@dc.gov>

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