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About a month ago we uncovered Oakland Police’s new cell site simulator agreement with the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office, which gives them access to the powerful HailStorm, an updated version of the Harris Corporation’s infamous StingRay. In those documents we saw that Fremont Police Department was also going to take up Alameda County on their offer to use the device, so we filed a request - they got back to us last week with their own records, and it appears they have completed the necessary steps to begin using the device.
Governor of North Dakota Doug Burgum’s office has provided us with records about how they went about cleaning up the camps at Standing Rock. Included in the documents is letter from Governor Doug Burgum, in which he stressed the environmental necessity of removing the protestors, praised officer restraint, and warns of “the new normal of passionate causes, celebrity endorsements, and social media.”
Inspired by the logo of the popular podcast Chapo Trap House, Curtis Waltman sent a FOIA to the DEA for records about their infamous patches. Let MuckRock take you on a little guided tour of some of these artistic masterpieces that came out of that.
The Indiana Department of Homeland Security has provided us with a remarkably unredacted look at the agreement they signed with North Dakota to send officers to help suppress Standing Rock protests, including a detailed breakdown of the $277 thousand in law enforcement equipment they brought with them.
Wisconsin governor appears to choose subduing Standing Rock protest over aiding Hurricane Matthew victims
Scott Walker’s office has released a new trove of Standing Rock protest records, including an email apparently showing that the demonstrations were a higher priority than victims of Hurricane Matthew.
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|Grossman LE Training Companies (Sequim Police Department)||Processing||Sequim Police Department||Sequim, WA|
|Grossman LE Training Companies (Weatherford Police Department)||Processing||Weatherford Police Department||Weatherford, OK|
|Grossman LE Training Companies (Salem Police Department)||Processing||Salem Police Department||Salem, IL|
|Dave Grossman's Military File||Awaiting Acknowledgement||National Personnel Records Center||United States of America|
|Dave Grossman Arkansas State University Records||Awaiting Acknowledgement||Arkansas State University||Arkansas|