Other (indicate in message) Submitted: April 9, 2024 | Updated: April 9, 2024

[See Editor’s Note] (April 2024) Submission related to “Wilmington” NC “Police Chief” emails 01/01/24 – 03/28/24

Date sent in to Sunshine: 03/28/24

Original Subject:
Wilmington Police Chief

Original Message:
All emails sent by Wilmington NC Police Chief Donny Williams. He has an email address other than [email protected] that he had before he was chief and is still in use today.

Government Entity:
Other (indicate in message)

Start Date / End Date:
January 01, 2024 - March 28, 2024

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Editor’s Note 04/09/24: The submission above has been marked as “Completed”. As written, it is unclear what specific, searchable public records the sender would like to receive.

We don’t know how many records a request like this would potentially include, but due to the speculative nature of the information you’re seeking, the time period of nearly 3 months, and since the emails are not subject matter or keyword specific… as it’s written we find the request to be overly broad. Additionally — if there is a specific “other email address” for the Chief that you’re aware exists and have in mind to be searched, it would be helpful if you can please indicate what that address is.

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Status: Completed

Activity:

  • April 9, 2024 6:26 pm

    3 months ago

    Submitted to Sunshine Request
    Status: Pending