Law enforcement informal and formal settlement data and reports (Waukesha Police Department)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Waukesha Police Department of Waukesha, WI.
Multi Request Law enforcement informal and formal settlement data and reports
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Wisconsin Open Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

Materials related to and sufficient to show all instances of alleged or actual inappropriate or illegal behavior or actions resulting in compensation or expenditures involving this agency.

Responsive materials include records of all settlements (formal and informal) and payments to which this agency was or is a party for the period from January 1, 2010 through the date this request is processed. Responsive materials include those for matters and legal claims resolved prior to the initiation of any litigation.

In particular, materials responsive to this request include all reports, lists, databases, spreadsheets, and other documentation detailing incidents of legal claims or other allegations requiring compensation for claimants, attorneys, or any other party.

If spreadsheets or similar documents are available in response to this request, please provide all segregable data, including but not limited to:

The nature of the claim or legal matter
The claimant and other parties involved
The relevant case and tracking numbers for court and internal systems
The date the lawsuit was served or litigation commenced
The final disposition or current status of the case, including whether a case is still pending
The amount spent to date as a result of the legal engagement
The amount paid to any parties related to the legal claim, including any city payout and any non-monetary compensation

If you have any questions about this request, please contact the email address associated with this request or leave a message at 617-299-1832.

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 10 business days.


Beryl Lipton

From: Waukesha Police Department

Good morning –

Your request for records under the Wisconsin Open Records Law has been received and is being processed. The records will be provided as promptly as possible. Due to the nature of the request, it will take some time to gather the records. The response time may be shortened if you are able to narrow the scope of your request. Please let me know if that is possible.

Brian Running
City Attorney
City of Waukesha
201 Delafield Street, Suite 206
Waukesha WI 53188-3646
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