Security camera recordings: 2017-05-11 DHS Police at King Street Station in Seattle (Department of Transportation)

Phil Mocek filed this request with the Department of Transportation of Washington.
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Est. Completion June 12, 2017
No Responsive Documents


From: Phil Mocek

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to RCW Ch. 42.56 (Public Records Act), I hereby request the following records:

Video, audio, and still images recorded by security and surveillance devices between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 11, 2017, at King Street Station in Seattle, Washington, in the walkway near the southern upper landing of stairs and elevators (that which connects the station platform to 4th Avenue on one side and the football stadium parking lot on the other, on the walls of which are affixed transit agency sign boards and advertisements), where uniformed U.S. Department of Homeland Security police were observing rail passengers who were departing the station.

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.


Phil Mocek

From: BickarPierce, April M.

Dear Mr. Mocek,

The Washington State Department of Transportation is currently in receipt of your public records request located below.

Attached please find a copy of an acknowledgment letter to said request.

Your request is being forwarded to our Northwest Region Public Disclosure Coordinator, Eric Van Hooser, as the area referenced within your request lies within their region. His contact information is located within the letter.


April BickarPierce
HQ Public Disclosure Coordinator
WSDOT Risk Management and Legal Services Division
WA State Dept. of Transportation
*:(360)705-7790 *:<>
(Work M-F 7:00am to 4:30pm, every other Friday off)

From: Van Hooser, Eric

Dear Mr. Mocek,

This email is in response to your public records request with the Washington State Department of Transportation.

The location in your request 'King Street Station in Seattle, Washington' is not own or maintained by the Washington State Department of Transportation.

Therefore we have no video records responsive to provide. With this email and letter attached your request is now closed and complete.


Eric A VanHooser
Public Disclosure - Records Retention Analyst &
Regional Badge System Administrator
Washington State Department of Transportation - Northwest Region
206.440.4777 (MailStop) NB82-131

From: Phil Mocek

Thank you for your prompt resolution. Such is rather uncommon among public agencies from which I have requested records.

Phil Mocek