Other (indicate in message) Submitted: December 22, 2020 | Updated: January 21, 2021

(December 2020) 3 part request for Gaston County, NC Sheriff’s Office, pay, positions, and vehicle info as of 12/22/20

Hello Gaston County, NC Sheriffs Office (or County Government),

I'd like to make a three part, public records request for the following information. Please provide the most responsive records as of 12/22/2020 (or the date the query is performed):
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Part 1 of 3

Please provide all current GCSO employee names, salaries, positions and titles, including Detention, Civilian, Narcotics, as of 12/22/2020 (or the date the query is performed). I will assume that certain employees will need to be redacted due to their position. Please include:

A. Name, Rank, and Salary

B. Current command structure within the agency.

For example:
Alex Doe - Chief Deputy(s)
Bob Doe - Major(s)/ Enforcement/ Detention (pay)
Casey Doe - Captain(s) Patrol/Detention (pay)
David Doe - Captain(s) Criminal Investigations (pay)
Ellen Doe - Executive Lieutenant(s) All Division’s
Fred Doe - Lieutenant(s) patrol/Criminal/Detention (pay)
Gary Doe - Sergeant of all bureaus and subsections
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Part 2 of 3

I'd also like to request to know how many positions are currently open in each division as of 12/22/20 (or the date the query is performed).

**[Editor's Note to GCSO: If this is more of an informational type of question, rather than a clear request for specific public records, please let us know!]
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Part 3 of 3

A. How many vehicles are assigned to the Sheriffs Office?
** [Editor's Note: We will interpret this to mean, "as of 12/22/20 (or the date the query is performed)].

B. How many new vehicles have been either ordered or are in service?
** [Editor's Note: We will interpret this to mean, "as of 12/22/20 (or the date the query is performed)].

C. What type of “Patrol unit” has been ordered and how many? Are all the vehicles marked units?
** [Editor's Note: We will interpret this to mean "As of 12/22/20 (or the date the query is performed)].

For Example:
2x 2020 Chevrolet Tahoe Police Rated
2x 2021 Ford F-150 Police Interceptor package
1 x 2020 Dodge Durango R/T Police Rated
10x 2020 Ford Explorer Police Interceptor (Is it electric or standard?)
5x 2020 Dodge Charger AWD Police Rated
2x 2021 Chevrolet Caprice Police Unit

D. What is the projected number of vehicles to be purchased for FY20/21?

**[Editor's Note to GCSO: If request "Part 3 of 3" #s A-D are more of informational type of questions, rather than clear requests for specific public records, please let us know!]

Thank you for your assistance!

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Status: Follow up

Activity:

  • January 21, 2021 4:51 pm

    1 day ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: [email protected]
    cc: [email protected],
    Kim Eagle <[email protected]>,
    [email protected]
    date: Jan 21, 2021, 4:51 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (January 2021) 3 part request for Gaston County, NC Sheriff’s Office, pay, positions, and vehicle info as of 12/22/20

     

    Good afternoon Gaston County, NC Sheriff’s Office,

     

    I’m following up on this public records request I sent in on January 4th: (December 2020) 3 part request for Gaston County, NC Sheriff’s Office, pay, positions, and vehicle info as of 12/22/20

     

    I haven’t gotten a reply back to confirm it had been received and was being processed, and wanted to follow up.

     

    Thank you for your help!


    Status: Follow up
  • January 4, 2021 3:25 pm

    2 weeks ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: [email protected]
    cc: [email protected]
    date: Jan 4, 2021, 3:25 PM
    subject: Records Request: (January 2021) 3 part request for Gaston County, NC Sheriff’s Office, pay, positions, and vehicle info as of 12/22/20

     

    Good afternoon Gaston County, NC Sheriff’s Office,

     

    Happy New Year!

     

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

     

    I work for a website called Sunshine Request www.sunshinerequest.com. We built a site that makes it easier to make public records requests by filling out a simple form, and the results of any requests are posted on our site. This allows citizens to learn more about our local government, while saving staff from having to fulfill duplicate requests. If you have any questions about the project, please let me know, and I’ll be happy to answer.

     

    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: (January 2021) 3 part request for Gaston County, NC Sheriff’s Office, pay, positions, and vehicle info as of 12/22/20

     

    Message: “Hello Gaston County, NC Sheriffs Office (or County Government),

     

    I’d like to make a three part, public records request for the following information. Please provide the most responsive records as of 12/22/2020 (or the date the query is performed):
    ——–

     

    Part 1 of 3

     

    Please provide all current GCSO employee names, salaries, positions and titles, including Detention, Civilian, Narcotics, as of 12/22/2020 (or the date the query is performed). I will assume that certain employees will need to be redacted due to their position. Please include:

     

    A. Name, Rank, and Salary

     

    B. Current command structure within the agency.

     

    For example:
    Alex Doe – Chief Deputy(s)
    Bob Doe – Major(s)/ Enforcement/ Detention (pay)
    Casey Doe – Captain(s) Patrol/Detention (pay)
    David Doe – Captain(s) Criminal Investigations (pay)
    Ellen Doe – Executive Lieutenant(s) All Division’s
    Fred Doe – Lieutenant(s) patrol/Criminal/Detention (pay)
    Gary Doe – Sergeant of all bureaus and subsections
    ——————

     

    Part 2 of 3

     

    I’d also like to request to know how many positions are currently open in each division as of 12/22/20 (or the date the query is performed).

     

    **[Editor’s Note to GCSO: If this is more of an informational type of question, rather than a clear request for specific public records, please let us know!]
    ——————

     

    Part 3 of 3

     

    A. How many vehicles are assigned to the Sheriffs Office?
    ** [Editor’s Note: We will interpret this to mean, “as of 12/22/20 (or the date the query is performed)].

     

    B. How many new vehicles have been either ordered or are in service?
    ** [Editor’s Note: We will interpret this to mean, “as of 12/22/20 (or the date the query is performed)].

     

    C. What type of “Patrol unit” has been ordered and how many? Are all the vehicles marked units?
    ** [Editor’s Note: We will interpret this to mean “As of 12/22/20 (or the date the query is performed)].

     

    For Example:
    2x 2020 Chevrolet Tahoe Police Rated
    2x 2021 Ford F-150 Police Interceptor package
    1 x 2020 Dodge Durango R/T Police Rated
    10x 2020 Ford Explorer Police Interceptor (Is it electric or standard?)
    5x 2020 Dodge Charger AWD Police Rated
    2x 2021 Chevrolet Caprice Police Unit

     

    D. What is the projected number of vehicles to be purchased for FY20/21?

     

    **[Editor’s Note to GCSO: If request “Part 3 of 3” #s A-D are more of informational type of questions, rather than clear requests for specific public records, please let us know!]

     

    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.

     

    Thank you for your help,
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Sent to Government
  • December 22, 2020 6:25 pm

    1 month ago

    Editor’s Note 12/22/20: The Sunshine Request Team will be taking a break from now until January 04. We’ll pick back up with new requests and follow ups in the new year! ☀️


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    Thank you for your patience and for using Sunshine Request!


    Status:
  • December 22, 2020 6:27 pm

    1 month ago

    Submitted to Sunshine Request
    Status: Pending