Other (indicate in message) Submitted: December 12, 2022 | Updated: December 12, 2022

[See Editor’s Note] (December 2022) Submission related to “Police department hourly rate of pay” and “emails sent” by Columbus County, NC Sheriff’s Office

Date sent in to Sunshine: 12/12/22

Original Subject:
Police department hourly rate of pay

Original Message:
Can you please provide the following information from the Columbus County Sheriff's Office located in Whiteville NC

Any emails sent by Paul Rockenbach for the full year of 2022

Government Entity:
Other (indicate in message)

Start Date / End Date:
January 1, 2022 - December 12, 2022

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Editor’s Note 12/12/22: The submission above has been marked as “Completed”. As written,  it is unclear what specific information the sender hopes to receive.

We have reviewed what was written in the request’s Subject vs. its Message — and it’s unclear whether the sender intends this to be a multi-part request, with a Part A. asking for a list of current employees/salaries for a “Police Department” (or is it a Sheriff’s Department?), and a Part B. that should be a completely separate request for specific emails about a particular topic.

Or, if this is just a request for emails — Is it subject or keyword specific? Are you hoping to receive “All emails sent to and sent from [X person], related to [X topic, or X keywords] from 01/01/22 – present” ? Is it supposed to be about the “Police department hourly rate” ?

Clarifying this info will help narrow the request and reduce the amount of time it takes the County to produce the records. If it is not subject or keyword-specific, however, and you’d just like “All emails”, then please indicate that in the request Message.

We’d ask that the sender please revise and submit new request(s) clearly indicating specific date ranges and any other specific details about the exact public records that are being requested.

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Status: Completed


  • December 12, 2022 3:09 pm

    1 month ago

    Submitted to Sunshine Request
    Status: Pending