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

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Wilmington Police Department of Wilmington, DE .
Multi Request Law enforcement informal and formal settlement data and reports
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Rejected

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From: Beryl Lipton


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.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

From: Wilmington Police Department

A new entry to a form/survey has been submitted.
Form Name: Public Records Request - Police
Date & Time: 07/20/2020 11:56 AM
Response #: 468
Submitter ID: 21086
IP address: 108.7.160.101
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1. Requestor


Name Beryl Lipton

Mailing Address 411A Highland Avenue MR97099

Floor/Suite/Apt # Not answered

City Somerville

State Massachusetts

Zip Code: 02144

Phone (617) 299-1832

Email Address requests@muckrock.com


2. Records Requested


Be as specific as you can, describing types of records, dates, party(ies) to correspondence, subject matter, etc. The City of Wilmington ("City") will make every reasonable effort to assist you in identifying the records being sought. Requests
for voluminous records may be delayed. 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.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

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3. There may be costs involved in responding to your request. Specifically, copies are $.10 per page (the first 20 pages of standard-sized, black and white copies are provided free of charge). Payment shall be in cash, by money order, business check or certified check made payable to the City of Wilmington. (Identification may be requested.) You may be required to examine the records at City offices.


Please contact me if costs will be greater than $ 25



Within 15 business days from receipt of
your request, the City will: provide you with access to the records, deny your request, or state that additional time is needed.

NOTICE: Under Delaware's Freedom of Information Act, 29 Del. C. §§10001-10006 ("FOIA"), a FOIA request or petition, along with any information contained therein or any documents attached thereto, submitted to any "public body" subject to FOIA, including, without limitation, any board, bureau, commission, department, agency or committee of the State, may itself be deemed a "public record" subject to disclosure under FOIA. (http://delcode.delaware.gov/title29/c100/index.shtml)
FOIA Contact Persons by
Department (https://www.wilmingtonde.gov/home/showdocument?id=626)

Thank you,
Wilmington, DE
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From: Wilmington Police Department

Dear Beryl Lipton:

The City of Wilmington is in receipt of your July 20th, 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.

Regards,

__________________________________________
Lieutenant Arthur J. Gliem
Wilmington Department of Police Support Services Division - Commanding Officer
300 N. Walnut Street Wilmington, DE 19801 | *: 302.576.3613 | *: arthur.gliem@cj.state.de.us<mailto:arthur.gliem@cj.state.de.us>

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