|Multi Request||MMIW Cases|
|Submitted||Sept. 19, 2018|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Alaska Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:
Data on all cases of: unsolved missing persons, and unsolved/solved homicides, suspicious deaths, and deaths in custody involving an Alaska Native/American Indian woman or girl victim within your jurisdiction(s). For the purposes of this request, "Alaska Native/American Indian" is defined as any individual who was identified as a member of an Alaska Native or American Indian community or as having Alaska Native/American Indian heritage. "Woman or girl" includes all victims identified as females, as well as transgender women. If there are any Jane Does that have been identified as potentially Alaska Native or American Indian, please include them as well. We are requesting cases dating from 1900 to the present.
This request is for basic information on cases as classified above. Such information may include but is not limited to victim name, location and date of disappearance/death, age of victim, status of case (solved or unsolved).
The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.
Attached is an invoice for the costs of producing these records. Under our municipal code, we may require you to prepay costs and expenses associated with a request. Unfortunately, this data was not easy to get together.
Assistant Borough Attorney
North Slope Borough
Department of Law
P.O. Box 69
Barrow, Alaska 99723
Phone: (907) 852-0300
Fax: (907) 852-5678