Dear Carteret Borough,

This is a request for public records made under OPRA and the common law right of access.

I would like to request a copy of records of calls made to 911/EMS for incidents the Amazon EWRS 9 facility at 8003 Industrial Avenue, Carteret, since January 1, 2021. If possible, I would prefer to receive any call logs in the Excel or CSV format. I would also like a copy of any incident reports or similar records for any incidents that occurred at the aforementioned facility on July 13, 2021 involving an EMS response to calls made to 911 for incidents involving a heart-attack or associated symptoms, such as chest pain, shortness of breath, light-headedness, or fainting. I understand that you may remove personally-identifiable health information from the documents that you produce.

I will accept to pay any up to $50 in fees for searching and producing these documents.

Thank you.

Clerk Office, Carteret Borough

Your request has been forwarded to the Carteret Police Department OPRA custodian, Captain Jeff VanWoeart at [email address]. The Police Department non-emergency line is (732) 541-4181. Please direct any further correspondence with regard to your OPRA to Captain VanWoeart. If you have any future requests, please feel free to contact the Carteret Municipal Clerks office.

Borough of Carteret
Clerks Office
61 Cooke Avenue
Carteret, NJ 07008
[Carteret Borough request email]
Phone-(732)-541-3800
Fax-(732)-541-8925

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VanWoeart, Jeffrey, Carteret Borough

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Good afternoon ,

 

            The Carteret Police Department is in receipt of your request.

 

CAD Reports from January 2021 until today have been located an supplied
regarding the specifics of your request.

 

A CAD reports was redacted because it contained an individual’s medical
condition and treatment. The redaction was due to privacy concerns and The
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).

 

N.J.S.A 47:1A-1 Privacy Interest – a public agency has a responsibility
and an obligation to safeguard from public access a citizens personal
information with which it has been entrusted when disclosure thereof would
violate the citizens reasonable expectation of privacy.

 

 

Medical Incident Report I-2022-032960 has been located for July 13,2022.
Due to privacy concerns and The Health Insurance Portability and
Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) we would require a HIPPA release in
order to provide this report so therefore this portion of your request is
denied.

 

N.J.S.A 47:1A-1 Privacy Interest – a public agency has a responsibility
and an obligation to safeguard from public access a citizens personal
information with which it has been entrusted when disclosure thereof would
violate the citizens reasonable expectation of privacy.

 

 

Respectfully,

 

 

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From: Dammann, Michael
Sent: Wednesday, August 03, 2022 10:38 AM
To: Tardiff, Stephen <[email address]>
Cc: VanWoeart, Jeffrey <[email address]>
Subject: FW: OPRA request - 911/EMS Records

 

 

 

Capt. Michael J. Dammann

Carteret Police Department

Investigative Division Commander

230 Roosevelt Ave.

Carteret, NJ 07008

Desk : (732) 541-3898

Fax  : (732) 541-1894

[2][email address]

 

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From: VanWoeart, Jeffrey
Sent: Wednesday, August 3, 2022 7:45 AM
To: Dammann, Michael <[3][email address]>; Judge, Jasbir
<[4][email address]>; Kelly, John <[5][email address]>; Mcfadden,
Dennis <[6][email address]>
Subject: FW: OPRA request - 911/EMS Records

 

 

 

 

 

Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone

 

 

 

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