Request for incident reports and handwritten notes made by Robin Staley on December 4, 2018

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Dear Jackson Township,

This is a request for public records made under OPRA and the common law right of access. I am not required to fill out an official form. I attest that I have never been convicted of an indictable offense. Please acknowledge receipt of this message.

Records requested: I am requesting copies of all incident reports that Robin Staley, the Animal Control Officer, prepared in response to complaints made by James McMahon on December 4, 2018 and that Robin Staley received and investigated. The complaints regarded unlicensed dogs that were present at the off-leash dog park in Johnson Park in Jackson, NJ on the afternoon of December 4, 2018.

I am requesting copies of any handwritten notes that Robin Staley, the Animal Control Officer, made on December 4, 2018 and afterwards in response to complaints made by James McMahon on December 4, 2018 and that Robin Staley received and investigated. These complaints regarded unlicensed dogs at the off-leash dog park in Johnson Park in Jackson, NJ on the afternoon of December 4, 2018. These handwritten notes, some of which I personally observed Robin Staley make, contained the names and telephone numbers of various witnesses that Robin Staley spoke with on the afternoon of December 4, 2018.

I am requesting copies of any email letters that Robin Staley, the Animal Control Officer sent or received regarding the complaints that James McMahon made to her on December 4, 2018 about unlicensed dogs in the off-leash dog park in Johnson Park in Jackson, NJ.

I am requesting copies of any audio or video records that were created in response to the complaints that James McMahon made on December 4, 2018 about unlicensed dogs at the off-leash dog park in Johnson Park in Jackson, NJ.

If you require any money from me in order to fulfill these OPRA requests, please let me know and I will gladly pay whatever fees are required of me.

Thank you.

Yours faithfully,

James McMahon

Danielle Sinowitz, Jackson Township

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Dear Mr. McMahon:

Please accept this as my official response to your OPRA (copy attached).
Attached please find records requested by Robin Staley.

Note: Records for handwritten notes do not exist.

Have a nice day!

Danielle Sinowitz
Clerk I
Jackson Township
95 West Veterans Highway
Jackson, NJ 08527
Tel: 732-928-1200 ext. 1204
Email: [email address]