Request #20-2768
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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST
RE: Police report, witness statements, 911 call/radio traffic audio, and the
CAD/dispatch report(s)
Date of Loss: December 10, 2019
Location: 629 S Hill Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014
Our File No.: [REDACTED]

 

Please consider this our formal request for any and all related materials including but not limited to police reports, 911 call/radio traffic audio, the CAD/dispatch report(s), witness statementsand all related materials that are in the possession of the Los Angeles Police Department with regards to a fire which took place on December 10, 2019 at 629 S Hill Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014.


Our law firm represents the manufacturer of a consumer product that is alleged to have been involved in causing the subject fire. Please feel free to contact me directly at [REDACTED] if you have any questions. Thank you for your assistance with expediting our request. Please reference our file number on any and all responses.

 

 

 

  


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April 28, 2020 via mail


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 Dear Requester:

We reviewed your request for any and all related materials including but not limited to police reports, 911 call/radio traffic audio, the CAD/dispatch report(s), witness statements, and all related materials that are in the possession of the Los Angeles Police Department with regards to a fire which took place on December 10, 2019 at 629 S Hill Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014.

 

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.

 

In accordance with Section 6254(f) of the California Government Code, records of investigations conducted by, or investigatory files compiled by, any local police agency for law enforcement purposes, are exempt from disclosure. Should any records be located, 9-1-1 telephone calls, recordings, transcripts, witness statements and logs are either investigatory records themselves or properly part of an investigative file and therefore exempt from disclosure. The records may be produced in response to a subpoena or court order.

 

Should any records be located, to the extent the information is recorded, a summary including the time, date, and location of occurrence, the time and date of the call, the name and age of the victim, and a brief statement of the circumstances can be made available to you upon request.

 

If the call was referred to paramedics, the Los Angeles Fire Department may have records responsive to your request.

 

Los Angeles Fire Department

Attn: EMS Records Custodian

200 North Main Street, Suite 1620

Los Angeles, CA 90012

LAFD.EMSRecords@lacity.org

https://www.lafd.org/safety/ems-billing/ems-billing-medical-records-overview

 

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

 

Respectfully,

 

LAPD Discovery Section, CPRA Unit

May 6, 2020, 5:09pm
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Police Department (LAPD)
May 5, 2020, 11:09am
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May 5, 2020, 11:09am