Police Women undergo Cavity Searches (Ypsilanti Police Department)

Cynthia Fernandez filed this request with the Ypsilanti Police Department of Ypsilanti, MI.
Tracking # 2017-63
Status
Rejected

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From: Cynthia Fernandez

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Michigan's Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA"), I hereby request the following records:

Any and all documents, policies, memos, and complaints concerning female police officers and job-mandated gynecological examinations prior or post-hire.

This is an issue that has been widely reported on: https://broadly.vice.com/en_us/article/a3eb55/female-recruits-ffirorced-to-undergo-vaginal-exams-by-nebraska-state-patrol-lawsuit-claims

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.

Sincerely,

Cynthia Fernandez

From: Elizabeth Taylor

Dear Ms. Fernandez,

This is in response to your recent FOIA request and follow-up faxes. Please note that this request has been forwarded to our Police Department for review. A response should be forthcoming.

Sincerely,

Elizabeth A. Taylor, Office Assistant
BARR, ANHUT & ASSOCIATES, P.C.
105 Pearl Street, Ypsilanti MI 48197
(734) 481-1234; fax 483-3871
etaylor@barrlawfirm.com<mailto:etaylor@barrlawfirm.com>
Website: http://www.barrlawfirm.com<http://www.barrlawfirm.com/>

From: Jennifer Healy

Dear Ms. Fernandez:

Attached please find the City's response to your Foia request 2017-63.

Best,

__________________________________________________________________________

JENNIFER A. HEALY, Office Manager/Legal Assistant

BARR, ANHUT & ASSOCIATES, P.C.

Attorneys at Law

City of Ypsilanti Deputy FOIA Coordinator

105 Pearl Street, Ypsilanti MI 48197

(734) 481-1234; fax 483-3871

jhealy@barrlawfirm.com<mailto:jhealy@barrlawfirm.com>

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