City of Asheville Submitted: August 4, 2020 | Updated: October 27, 2020

(August 2020) Request for Asheville Police Department personnel records, awards, commendations through 08/03/20

Hello City of Asheville, NC Government (and APD),

I'd like to make a public records request for the following information:

1) Please provide the public personnel records for Asheville Police Department Captain Joel Silberman as well as Lieutenant Sean Aardema during the time period of April 01, 1991 - August 03, 2020.

2) Please provide all awards and commendations received, as well as any disciplinary actions against Captain Silberman and Lieutenant Aardema during their employment with the Asheville Police Department (during the time period of April 01, 1991 - August 03, 2020.

3) Please provide a list of all awards and commendations for all Asheville Police Department employees from April 1, 1991 - present (or date on which the query is performed).

Thank you for your assistance!

Editor’s Note: Sunshine Request makes no claim as to the veracity of any statements or information contained in any of the requests, or public records, we receive.

Status: Government Processing Request

Activity:

  • October 27, 2020 4:34 pm

    3 days ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Public Records Request Inbox <[email protected]>
    date: Oct 27, 2020, 4:34 PM
    subject: Fwd: Records Request: (August 2020) Request for Asheville Police Department personnel records, awards, commendations through 08/03/20

     

    Good afternoon City of Asheville Public Records,

     

    We’re following up on this public records request which was sent in on August 6th: (August 2020) Request for Asheville Police Department personnel records, awards, commendations through 08/03/20

     

    We’ve forwarded all past correspondence we’ve had on this request below. Is there any update to report? We’ll follow up again in mid-November if we don’t hear back before then.

     

    Thank you!
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Follow up
  • September 30, 2020 1:07 pm

    1 month ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Terry White <[email protected]>
    cc: Sarah Terwilliger <[email protected]>
    date: Sep 30, 2020, 1:07 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (August 2020) Request for Asheville Police Department personnel records, awards, commendations through 08/03/20

     

    Good afternoon Terry,

     

    Thank you for the update! When we follow up on this request again in mid-October we will forward to the “opengov” email address.

     

    Thank you so much for all your help with various requests!

     

    Best,
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • September 24, 2020 8:41 am

    1 month ago

    from: Terry White <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    cc: Sarah Terwilliger <[email protected]>
    date: Sep 25, 2020, 8:41 AM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (August 2020) Request for Asheville Police Department personnel records, awards, commendations through 08/03/20

     

    Good morning,
    This personnel records for this request are still under process.
    The award information is confidential personnel information and is not public record. Therefore, the city has no records responsive to that portion of the request.
    Please let me know if you have other questions.
    All best,

    Teresa (Terry) White
    Public Records Officer
    City of Asheville
    City Clerk’s Office

    828.259.5631
    Office Hours:
    M-W and F: 8am – 4:30 pm
    pronouns: she/her/hers


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • September 23, 2020 3:04 pm

    1 month ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Terry White <[email protected]>
    cc: Public Records Request Inbox <[email protected]>
    date: Sep 23, 2020, 3:04 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (August 2020) Request for Asheville Police Department personnel records, awards, commendations through 08/03/20

     

    Good afternoon City of Asheville,

     

    We’re following up on this public records request that was submitted on August 6th: (August 2020) Request for Asheville Police Department personnel records, awards, commendations through 08/03/20

     

    Can you confirm that it is still being processed, and if possible please provide an update as to where it is in your queue?

     

    We will follow up again in mid-October if we haven’t heard back before then.

     

    Thank you!
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Follow up
  • August 10, 2020 12:40 pm

    2 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Terry White <[email protected]>
    date: Aug 10, 2020, 12:40 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (August 2020) Request for Asheville Police Department personnel records, awards, commendations through 08/03/20

     

    Good afternoon Terry,

     

    Thank you for confirming receipt of this request. We’ll follow up again in late August if we haven’t heard back before then.

     

    Have a good day,
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • August 7, 2020 9:28 am

    2 months ago

    from: Terry White <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Aug 7, 2020, 9:28 AM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (August 2020) Request for Asheville Police Department personnel records, awards, commendations through 08/03/20

     

    Dear Sunshine Request:
    I have received your public records request and will forward it to the appropriate person(s) for processing. Once processing is complete, I will forward you any responsive records. In the meantime, please let me know if you have any questions.
    All best,

    Teresa (Terry) White
    Public Records Officer
    City of Asheville
    City Clerk’s Office


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • August 6, 2020 4:35 pm

    2 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Terry White <[email protected]>
    date: Aug 6, 2020, 4:35 PM
    subject: Records Request: (August 2020) Request for Asheville Police Department personnel records, awards, commendations through 08/03/20

     

    Good afternoon City of Asheville,

     

    We’ve received a new public records request via our website www.sunshinerequest.com for information that may be available in your office.

     

    Please confirm receipt to let us know the request will begin processing, and if possible, please provide a rough estimate of when the request may be completed. We will plan on following up again around that time.

     

    Here are the details of the request:

     

    Subject: (August 2020) Request for Asheville Police Department personnel records, awards, commendations through 08/03/20

     

    Message: “Hello City of Asheville, NC Government (and APD),

     

    I’d like to make a public records request for the following information:

     

    1) Please provide the public personnel records for Asheville Police Department Captain Joel Silberman as well as Lieutenant Sean Aardema during the time period of April 01, 1991 – August 03, 2020.

     

    2) Please provide all awards and commendations received, as well as any disciplinary actions against Captain Silberman and Lieutenant Aardema during their employment with the Asheville Police Department (during the time period of April 01, 1991 – August 03, 2020.

     

    3) Please provide a list of all awards and commendations for all Asheville Police Department employees from April 1, 1991 – present (or date on which the query is performed).

     

    Thank you for your assistance!”

     

    ** Sunshine Request makes no claim as to the veracity of any statements or information contained in any of the requests, or public records, we receive.

     

    Thank you for your help!
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Sent to Government
  • August 4, 2020 6:12 pm

    2 months ago

    Submitted to Sunshine Request
    Status: Pending