Drone proposals and policies (Wyoming State Patrol)

Katherine Fink filed this request with the Wyoming Highway Patrol of Wyoming.
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From: Katherine Fink

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Wyoming Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

1. any requests for proposals, proposals submitted by vendors, contracts, budgets or cost allocations for the purchase, research of and/or use of aerial drones, UAs, UAVs, and UASs (hereinafter “drones”);
2. any policies, guidelines, manuals and/or instructions on the use of drones by police, including on the legal process required (such as a warrant or court order), if any, before operating a drone;
3. any departmental records concerning the use of and/or research 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.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I would request your response within ten (10) business days.


Katherine Fink

From: Kim Mclees

Our agency does not have any drones.
Kim :)
Kim McLees
Records & Data Management Specialist
Wyoming Highway Patrol
5300 Bishop Blvd
Cheyenne, WY 82009
307-777-4262 (phone)
307-777-4282 (fax)

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