Law enforcement informal and formal settlement data and reports

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Wilmington Police Department of Wilmington, DE.


From: craig o'donnell

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Delaware Freedom of Information 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 clarification of this request is required, please respond to the provided email address 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 15 business days, as the statute requires.

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


craig o'donnell

From: Wilmington Police Department

Dear Craig O'Donnell:

The City of Wilmington is in receipt of your September, 15th, 2020 request for public records under the Delaware Freedom of Information Act. Pursuant to McBurney v. Young, 569 U.S. 221 (2013), your request is denied because you are not a Delaware citizen.


Lieutenant Arthur J. Gliem
Wilmington Department of Police Support Services Division - Commanding Officer
300 N. Walnut Street Wilmington, DE 19801 | *: 302.576.3613 | *:<>

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