Buncombe County Submitted: August 30, 2019 | Updated: October 17, 2019

(August 2019) Request for Buncombe Sheriff’s Office Ballistic Vests Info

Good Afternoon Buncombe County Sheriff's Office,

I would like to make a public records request for the following information:

- Please provide the number of ballistic vests (bullet resistant) owned by the Sheriffs Office that are past the manufacturer’s recommended expiration date, as of 8/28/19.

- Please provide the cost to the Sheriff's Office per vest.

Thank you in advance!

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.

Status: Completed

Activity:

  • October 17, 2019 12:26 pm

    4 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Aaron Sarver <[email protected]>
    date: Oct 17, 2019, 12:26 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (August 2019) Request for Buncombe Sheriff’s Office Ballistic Vests Info

     

    Good afternoon Aaron,

     

    Thank you for your help with this public records request. We have added your update and marked this request as completed.

     

    We appreciate your assistance,
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Completed
  • October 16, 2019 3:35 pm

    4 months ago

    from: Aaron Sarver <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Oct 15, 2019, 3:35 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (August 2019) Request for Buncombe Sheriff’s Office Ballistic Vests Info

     

    Hello Sunshine Requests,

     

    Each Deputy in our enforcement division is custom-fitted with body armor when they start at the Buncombe Sheriff’s Office.

     

    Our body armor has “front and back ballistic panels” but we are not willing to share the exact models and that info is not public record. For practical purposes this is equivalent to what the questioner is asking about. The cost per person ranges between $670 and $765 depending on the configuration of body armor that the Deputy selects.

     

    We use the manufacturer’s suggested replacement date. A refitting may be required when that 5-year replacement date is met. There may be a few weeks lag on that replacement order arriving, but deputies have unexpired body armor save that small caveat.

     

    If the questioner is aware of a deputy who does not feel they are adequately provided the safety equipment or body armor they need, Sheriff Miller asks that
    they come to him with that information.

     

    Aaron Sarver

    Public Information Officer

    Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office

    A[email protected]

    828.250.4414


    Status: Response Received from Government
  • October 9, 2019 12:00 pm

    4 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Aaron Sarver <[email protected]>
    date: Oct 9, 2019, 12:00 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (August 2019) Request for Buncombe Sheriff’s Office Ballistic Vests Info

     

    Good afternoon Aaron,

     

    Following up once more on this request to confirm that it has been received.

     

    Thank you,
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Follow up
  • October 1, 2019 4:02 pm

    4 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Aaron Sarver <[email protected]>
    date: Oct 1, 2019, 4:02 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (August 2019) Request for Buncombe Sheriff’s Office Ballistic Vests Info

     

    Good afternoon Aaron,

     

    We just wanted to check in again to confirm that this request had been received and you had began processing.

     

    Thank you,
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Follow up
  • September 19, 2019 12:38 pm

    4 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Aaron Sarver <[email protected]>
    date: Sep 19, 2019, 12:38 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (August 2019) Request for Buncombe Sheriff’s Office Ballistic Vests Info

     

    Good afternoon Aaron,

     

    We wanted to check in and follow up on this request to confirm that it had been received and you had began processing.

     

    Thank you!
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Follow up
  • September 3, 2019 12:55 pm

    5 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Aaron Sarver <[email protected]>
    date: Sep 3, 2019, 12:55 PM
    subject: Records Request: (August 2019) Request for Buncombe Sheriff’s Office Ballistic Vests Info

     

    Good afternoon Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office,

     

    We received a new request via www.sunshinerequest.com for information that may be available in your office. If you can also please provide a rough estimate as to when the request will be completed, we will follow up again at that time.

     

    Here are the details:

     

    Subject: (August 2019) Request for Buncombe Sheriff’s Office Ballistic Vests Info

     

    Message: “Good Afternoon Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office,

     

    I would like to make a public records request for the following information:

     

    – Please provide the number of ballistic vests (bullet resistant) owned by the Sheriffs Office that are past the manufacturer’s recommended expiration date, as of 8/28/19.

     

    – Please provide the cost to the Sheriff’s Office per vest.

     

    Thank you in advance!”

     

    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 assistance.
    Have a good day!
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Sent to Government
  • August 30, 2019 9:14 am

    5 months ago

    Submitted to Sunshine Request
    Status: Pending