**Editor’s Note: This request was sent in via Asheville City Government’s public records request portal. We will post any updates we receive here. Thank you for using Sunshine Request!
Good afternoon Asheville City Government,
I’d like to make a public records request for information that may be available in your office.
Please confirm receipt to let me know the request will begin processing, and if possible, please provide a rough estimate of when the request may be completed. I will plan on following up again later this month if I have not heard back before then.
Here are the details of the request:
Subject: (August 2021) Request for information about Asheville, NC Police Department Officer exit interview reporting process 01/01/21 – 07/22/21
Message: “Hi City of Asheville, NC Government (Records Officer),
I’d like to make a multi-part public records request for the following information under NC Public Records Law:
A. Please provide all emails sent to and sent from, the City of Asheville Police Department’s Chief Zack, Deputy Chief Baumstark, Deputy Chief Yelton, during the specific time period of January 01, 2021 through July 22, 2021.
Specifically, I am requesting all emails pertaining to the specific subject matter of exit interviews of APD officers.
B. Additionally — Please provide a record (I am unsure of what the exact terminology is for this type of reporting mechanism… whether that’s a “software”, “tool”, “program”, or “spreadsheet” APD uses to enter these reports), which shows proof that Chief Zack or his Designee actually completed exit interviews with all officers who have left the department from 12/31/2020 through 08/11/201 (or as of the date the query is performed).
If no exit interviews were performed, please cite any explanations or justifications by the department as to why exit interviews were not performed.
For all requested items above, please provide all .pdfs, files, attachments, videos, hyperlinks, etc. that are indicated within the responsive records. For example: A .pdf that is an attachment within an email, should also be provided as a document along with the responsive emails.
Please include all of those additional documents where applicable, as relates to the requested information above.
If the records are ultimately too large to send via emailed file share, I’d ask that you please create a public Google Drive folder / link or some other file format to transfer the files electronically.
Thank you for your assistance!”
Sent to Government