Auror retail crime reporting system

Cody C made this Official Information request to New Zealand Police

The request was partially successful.

From: Cody C

Dear New Zealand Police,

Please provide the following information, where reasonably available, under the Official Information Act:

1. What are Police using the Auror system for?
2. Approximately how much time is being spent using the system (hours or FTEs)?
3. Approximately how much money is being spent for access to the system?
4. SOPs or instruction manuals for the Auror system held by Police
5. Contract for engaging Auror

For the purposes of the Act, I am a New Zealand citizen and residing in New Zealand at the time of making this request. You generally have 20 working days to respond to this notice, as required by law. Your response will be published publicly on the fyi.org.nz website. I prefer an electronic response.

Yours faithfully,

Cody C

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New Zealand Police

Good afternoon
Thank you for your request below.
Your request will be actioned and responded to pursuant to the Official
Information Act 1982.
Kind regards
Ministerial Services
Police National Headquarters

To: OIA/LGOIMA requests at New Zealand Police <[New Zealand Police request email]>
From: Cody C <[FOI #9337 email]>
Date: 05/01/2019 08:58AM
Subject: Official Information request - Auror retail crime reporting
system

Dear New Zealand Police,

Please provide the following information, where reasonably available,
under the Official Information Act:

1. What are Police using the Auror system for?
2. Approximately how much time is being spent using the system (hours or
FTEs)?
  3. Approximately how much money is being spent for access to the system?
  4. SOPs or instruction manuals for the Auror system held by Police
5. Contract for engaging Auror

For the purposes of the Act, I am a New Zealand citizen and residing in
New Zealand at the time of making this request. You generally have 20
working days to respond to this notice, as required by law. Your response
will be published publicly on the fyi.org.nz website. I prefer an
electronic response.

Yours faithfully,

Cody C

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D ear Cody C
Further to your request below, we have been asked to seek confirmation of
your eligibility under section 12 of the Official Information Act 1982.

 Despite your having receivedan acknowledgement to your request indicating
it will be actioned under the OIA, it is necessary to establish your
eligibility torequest the information you have sought under the OIA.  As
you may know, section 12of the legislation details who may make OIA
requests; and in line with guidance issued by the Office of the Ombudsman,
an agency such as Police “is entitled to ask reasonable questions to check
whether you are an eligible requester”. The Ombudsman's advice on this is
  accessible at

 http://www.ombudsman.parliament.nz/syste...
.

While we have no difficultyaccepting the use of pseudonyms in email
addresses which an OIA requester wishes to have replies sent to, when
anonymity is apparently sought by using an initial I trust you will
understand that we first need to establish your section 12 eligibility.

We will respond to your request under the OIA once you have clarifiedyour
eligibility to make such requests under the legislation.

Your name or contact details can be sent to this address from a private
email address or by post to Ministerial Services, PO Box 3017,
Wellington..

Thank you

Ministerial Services
Police National Headquarters

From: Cody C <[FOI #9337 email]>
Date: 05/01/2019 08:58AM
Subject: Official Information request - Auror retail crime reporting
system

Dear New Zealand Police,

Please provide the following information, where reasonably available,
under the Official Information Act:

1. What are Police using the Auror system for?
2. Approximately how much time is being spent using the system (hours or
FTEs)?
  3. Approximately how much money is being spent for access to the system?
  4. SOPs or instruction manuals for the Auror system held by Police
5. Contract for engaging Auror

For the purposes of the Act, I am a New Zealand citizen and residing in
New Zealand at the time of making this request. You generally have 20
working days to respond to this notice, as required by law. Your response
will be published publicly on the fyi.org.nz website. I prefer an
electronic response.

Yours faithfully,

Cody C

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This is an Official Information request made via the FYI website.

Please use this email address for all replies to this request:
[FOI #9337 email]

Is [New Zealand Police request email] the wrong address for Official Information
requests to New Zealand Police? If so, please contact us using this form:
  [1]  https://fyi.org.nz/change_request/new?bo...

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the internet. Our privacy and copyright policies:
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From: Cody C

Dear New Zealand Police,

Thank you for your templated email response.

As specified in my original request "I am a New Zealand citizen and residing in New Zealand at the time of making this request". This information should satisfy the requirements of the Act.

Yours faithfully,

Cody C

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From: MCMAHON, Teresa
New Zealand Police

Dear Cody C

I have been asked to advise you that Police is preparing a response to
your request regarding Auror.

Yours sincerely

Ministerial Services, Police National Headquarters

 

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From: FOXWELL, Holly
New Zealand Police


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Dear Cody

 

I have been asked to let you know that Police requires an extension of
time in which to respond to your request for the below information. This
extension is pursuant to section 15A(1) of the Official Information Act
1982, because the request necessitates consultations such that a proper
response to the request cannot reasonably be made within the original time
limit.

                                                                                           

Police require until 8/03/2019 to provide a substantive response to your
request. 

 

You have the right to ask the Office of the Ombudsman to review this
extension.

 

 

Ngā mihi

 

Holly Foxwell

Ministerial Services Advisor

Police National Headquarters

 

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From: [email address]
[mailto:[email address]]
Sent: Tuesday, 8 January 2019 1:31 p.m.
To: [FOI #9337 email]
Subject: Official Information Request

 

Good afternoon

 

Thank you for your request below.

 

Your request will be actioned and responded to pursuant to the Official
Information Act 1982.

 

Kind regards

 

 

Ministerial Services

Police National Headquarters

 

To: OIA/LGOIMA requests at New Zealand Police
From: Cody C
Date: 05/01/2019 08:58AM
Subject: Official Information request - Auror retail crime reporting
system

Dear New Zealand Police,

Please provide the following information, where reasonably available,
under the Official Information Act:

1. What are Police using the Auror system for?
2. Approximately how much time is being spent using the system (hours or
FTEs)?
3. Approximately how much money is being spent for access to the system?
4. SOPs or instruction manuals for the Auror system held by Police
5. Contract for engaging Auror

For the purposes of the Act, I am a New Zealand citizen and residing in
New Zealand at the time of making this request. You generally have 20
working days to respond to this notice, as required by law. Your response
will be published publicly on the fyi.org.nz website. I prefer an
electronic response.

Yours faithfully,

Cody C

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This is an Official Information request made via the FYI website.

Please use this email address for all replies to this request:
[3][FOI #9337 email]

Is [4][New Zealand Police request email] the wrong address for Official
Information requests to New Zealand Police? If so, please contact us using
this form:
[5]https://fyi.org.nz/change_request/new?bo...

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the internet. Our privacy and copyright policies:
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Mark Hanna left an annotation ()

It's a bit late now, and this seems to have been resolved, but it is still worth noting that this is absolutely untrue:

"it is necessary to establish your eligibility to request the information you have sought under the OIA"

There is no necessity for any agency to ever establish a requester's eligibility to request information under the OIA before responding to a request. If they choose to do this, that's exactly what it is: the agency choosing to put a barrier in the requester's way.

I have had advice from NZ Police's Senior Advisor Renee Maunder on Facebook regarding Police requiring requesters to give identifying information to satisfy requests for proof of eligibility:

"Mark Hanna I am now the Senior Advisor at Police, and that would be very much against our policy (and the spirit, if not the letter, of the law) and our capacity. Police does the vast majority of requests and we have a small team in a devolved model, and we don't have the time to check. If you know if it happening - direct people straight to the Ombudsman."

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Dear Cody
Please find the attached response to your  below request.
Kind regards
Ministerial Services
Police National Headquarters

To: [FOI #9337 email]
From: [email address]
Date: 08/01/2019 01:31PM
Subject: Official Information Request

Good afternoon
Thank you for your request below.
Your request will be actioned and responded to pursuant to the Official
Information Act 1982.
Kind regards
Ministerial Services
Police National Headquarters

To: OIA/LGOIMA requests at New Zealand Police <[New Zealand Police request email]>
From: Cody C <[FOI #9337 email]>
Date: 05/01/2019 08:58AM
Subject: Official Information request - Auror retail crime reporting
system

Dear New Zealand Police,

Please provide the following information, where reasonably available,
under the Official Information Act:

1. What are Police using the Auror system for?
2. Approximately how much time is being spent using the system (hours or
FTEs)?
  3. Approximately how much money is being spent for access to the system?
  4. SOPs or instruction manuals for the Auror system held by Police
5. Contract for engaging Auror

For the purposes of the Act, I am a New Zealand citizen and residing in
New Zealand at the time of making this request. You generally have 20
working days to respond to this notice, as required by law. Your response
will be published publicly on the fyi.org.nz website. I prefer an
electronic response.

Yours faithfully,

Cody C

-------------------------------------------------------------------

This is an Official Information request made via the FYI website.

Please use this email address for all replies to this request:
[FOI #9337 email]

Is [New Zealand Police request email] the wrong address for Official Information
requests to New Zealand Police? If so, please contact us using this form:
  [1]  https://fyi.org.nz/change_request/new?bo...

Disclaimer: This message and any reply that you make will be published on
the internet. Our privacy and copyright policies:
  [2]https://fyi.org.nz/help/officers  

If you find this service useful as an Official Information officer, please
ask your web manager to link to us from your organisation's OIA or LGOIMA
page.

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