Request #19-6442
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Thankyou for your help.

I would like to request the written summary  for a 911 call

made on: October 3,2019

at 5:03am 

from cell phone [REDACTED]  

 

at 5:05am n October 3,2019 there was a call and voicemail recording  from:

the Fire Dept. of Los Angeles

from  [REDACTED]  to the cell # above .

 

Please let me know if there is any more needed.

 I am requesting this because that day my sister who made the call passed away a few hours later and any info on the 911 call she made would help our family understand her situation health wise more fully  hopefully.

Thanks so much for your help.

Arlene 

 

 

 

 


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November 5, 2019 via web


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Thankyou can you please make sure the record of this phone call is saved and not deleted? I will do as u suggest ASAP !i hope I can succeed Thankyou Arlene
January 4, 2020, 7:31pm by the requester via email
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Hi Arlene,

 

Thank you for contacting the Los Angeles Police Department.  As we have stated in the previous message, a 9-1-1 audio record has been located based on the information provided and the record may be obtained through a subpoena or court order. 

 

Should you wish to obtain the 9-1-1 record, such as transcript or audio recording, through a subpoena, please contact a Superior Courthouse near you and obtain information on how to fill out and submit a Subpoena Duces Tecum.  Happy Hollidays!

 

Respectfully,

LAPD Discovery Section, CPRA Unit

December 31, 2019, 7:16am by LAPD Analyst Thanh N6233 (Staff)
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Thankyou for information. I forgot to ask if records of the call are still available will it be possible to get the actual transcript through a subpoena. I am not familiar on how to do this and would like to know if still possible. Thankyou Arlene
December 31, 2019, 1:16am by the requester via email
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Hello ,I would like to know if the record of the call is still available to subpoena. Thankyou ,Arlene Fish Navarro
December 31, 2019, 1:09am by the requester via email
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Dear Arlene:

We reviewed your request dated November 26, 2019 for a summary for a 911 call made on October 3,2019” related to an incident involved Ms. Fish.   

Your request was made under the California Public Records Act (the Act). The Department is cognizant of its responsibilities under the Act. It recognizes the statutory scheme was enacted to maximize citizen access to the workings of government. The Act does not mandate disclosure of all documents within the government’s possession. Rather, by specific exemption and reference to other statutes, the Act recognizes that there are boundaries where the public’s right to access must be balanced against such weighty considerations as the right of privacy, a right of constitutional dimension under California Constitution, Article 1, Section 1. The law also exempts from disclosure records that are privileged or confidential or otherwise exempt under either express provisions of the Act or pursuant to applicable federal or state law, per California Government Code Sections 6254(b); 6254(c); 6254(f); 6254(k); and 6255.

Our authority to provide information is dictated by Government Code Section 6250 et seq., otherwise known as the California Public Records Act. While Section 6254(f)(2) allows for the release of some information, it does not provide for the release of 9-1-1 tapes or logs. The record may be obtained through a subpoena or court order related to pending litigation.

Based on the new phone you provided (###)-###-7223, A 9-1-1 audio record has been located that is responsive to your request.  In accordance with Section 6254(f)(2), the following information from the 9-1-1 telephone call is summarized below:  

 

  • Date and Time of Call: 10/03/2019   05:02:59 AM
  • Location of Occurrence: Not provided in the call
  • Date and Time of Report: Not provided in the call
  • Name and Age of Victim: female, unknow age
  • Factual Circumstances of Incident: a 911 operator received a call from an elderly female expressing that she had an emergency.  After her call was transferred to Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD), the phone connection was suddenly broken before she could provide her address.  LAFD operator stated that he would call her back.
  • General Description of Injuries, Property or Weapons: Not provided in the call.

 

 

If you have any questions, please respond to this email.

 

Respectfully,

LAPD Discovery Section, CPRA Unit

 

December 6, 2019, 8:11am
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LAPD has re-opened your request #19-6442 based on the new/corrected cell phone information provided.  We are searching for records and will respond soon.  Thank you.

November 26, 2019, 2:43pm by LAPD Sr Analyst Alexis N1685, Sr. Management Analyst (Staff)
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12/06/2019 (was 11/15/2019). Re-opened due to new / corrected info provided by requester. Request #19-6905 was closed as dupe and this request re-opened as it was the original.
November 26, 2019, 2:40pm
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November 26, 2019, 2:38pm
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Hi Arlene,

 

Thank you for contacting the Los Angeles Police Department.  In responding to your original request, our office conducted a thorough search based on the information provided.  We were able to locate only one 911 record and we have shared the summary of that call with you.  Since the paramedics was on scene, the Los Angeles Fire Department may have records responsive to your request.

 

As for submitting Subpoena Duces Tecum for production of documents, please contact a Superior Courthouse near you and obtain information on how to fill out and submit a Subpoena Duces Tecum.

 

Respectfully,

LAPD Discovery Section, CPRA Unit

November 22, 2019, 3:26pm by LAPD Analyst Thanh N6233 (Staff)
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Hello I will need to know how to get the transcript of the 1 minute conversation for the initial 911 phone call between Jan F. Flsh the caller and the 911 operator on Oct. 3,2019. Or how do I apply for subpoena? Thankyou any info and help process wise
November 22, 2019, 10:00am by the requester via email
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November 22, 2019, 7:18am
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Dear Requester:

 

We reviewed your request dated November 5, 2019 for “the written summary for a 911 call made on: October 3,2019” related to an incident involved Jan F. Fish.


Your request was made under the California Public Records Act (the Act). The Department is cognizant of its responsibilities under the Act. It recognizes the statutory scheme was enacted to maximize citizen access to the workings of government. The Act does not mandate disclosure of all documents within the government’s possession. Rather, by specific exemption and reference to other statutes, the Act recognizes that there are boundaries where the public’s right to access must be balanced against such weighty considerations as the right of privacy, a right of constitutional dimension under California Constitution, Article 1, Section 1. The law also exempts from disclosure records that are privileged or confidential or otherwise exempt under either express provisions of the Act or pursuant to applicable federal or state law, per California Government Code Sections 6254(b); 6254(c); 6254(f); 6254(k); and 6255.

 

Our authority to provide information is dictated by Government Code Section 6250 et seq., otherwise known as the California Public Records Act. While Section 6254(f)(2) allows for the release of some information, it does not provide for the release of 9-1-1 tapes or logs. The record may be obtained through a subpoena or court order related to pending litigation.

 

A 9-1-1 telephone record has been located that is responsive to your request. In accordance with Section 6254(f)(2), the following information from the 9-1-1 telephone call is summarized below:

 

• Date and Time of Call: 10/03/19 09:56
• Location of Occurrence: 845 GLENMONT AV
• Date and Time of Report: Not provided in the call
• Name and Age of Victim: 60 yrs old female victim
• Factual Circumstances of Incident: Fire Department requested Police response to an apparent natural death.
• General Description of Injuries, Property or Weapons: Not provided in the call.


If the paramedics was on scene, the Los Angeles Fire Department may have records responsive to your request. Their contact information is listed below.

Los Angeles Fire Department
Community Liaison Officer
200 North Main Street, Suite 1800
Los Angeles, CA 90012
lafdrequest@lacity.org
https://www.lafd.org/about/about-lafd/public-relations


If you have any questions, please respond to this email.

 

Respectfully,
LAPD Discovery Section, CPRA Unit

November 22, 2019, 7:15am
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Dear Requester,

 

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is in receipt of your request dated November 5, 2019 for “the written summary for a 911 call made on October 3,2019 at 5:03am”.

 

Your request is not “a request for a copy of records that reasonably describes an identifiable record or records” [see Government Code Section 6253(b)]. Please provide additional information such as the  caller’s full name, caller's Date of Birth, the full address where the call was originated so that a search for responsive records can be conducted.

 

Your request will be placed on hold until additional information is received by our office.  

 

Respectfully,

LAPD Discovery Section, CPRA Unit

 

November 6, 2019, 1:31pm by LAPD Analyst Thanh N6233 (Staff)
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Thankyou Sorry about the 2nd request . It was accidental. Thankyou for your help Arlene Navarro
November 5, 2019, 8:28pm by the requester via email
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Dear Requester: 

 

I have reviewed your request for information pursuant to the California Public Records Act (CPRA). This request will be assigned to a Management Analyst. 

 

Also, I noticed you submitted the same request separately (#19-6444). I will be closing the duplicate request and you will be receiving a separate closed notice. 

 

For future requests, please do not submit the same request before receiving an update on your initial request within the processing period of 10 calendar days. The 10-days allows the agency to review records, if it is not clear that they are public records. As soon as a determination is made, it will be at that time the records shall be released. 

 

If you have any questions, simply respond to this email. 

 

Respectfully,

LAPD Discovery Section, CPRA Unit

November 5, 2019, 1:18pm by LAPD Catherine N6162 (Staff)
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Police Department (LAPD)
November 5, 2019, 11:36am
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November 5, 2019, 11:36am