Contracts and Policies Regarding IMSI Catchers (Alexandria Police Department)

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Alexandria Police Department of Alexandria, VA.
Tracking # W010014-121217
Due Jan. 4, 2017
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

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From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Virginia Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Documents concerning IMSI catchers or any of the following words: "Stingray", "cell site simulator", or "dirtbox". including:
-Contracts with the Harris Corporation regarding the acquisition of their Stingray, Hailstorm, Harpoon, Amberjack, Gossamer, Triggerfish, or KingFish IMSI catchers.
-Contracts with Digital Receiver Technology for any of their "DRTbox" devices
-Department policies and procedure regarding the use of IMSI catcher technology
-policies and procedures on the keeping of statistics about the Department's use and acquisition of IMSI catchers

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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Joseph Trevithick
1420 W. Abingdon Drive, Apt. 319
Alexandria, Virginia 22314

From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Virginia Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Documents concerning IMSI catchers or any of the following words: "Stingray", "cell site simulator", or "dirtbox". including:
-Contracts with the Harris Corporation regarding the acquisition of their Stingray, Hailstorm, Harpoon, Amberjack, Gossamer, Triggerfish, or KingFish IMSI catchers.
-Contracts with Digital Receiver Technology for any of their "DRTbox" devices
-Department policies and procedure regarding the use of IMSI catcher technology
-policies and procedures on the keeping of statistics about the Department's use and acquisition of IMSI catchers

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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Joseph Trevithick
1420 W. Abingdon Drive, Apt. 319
Alexandria, Virginia 22314

From: Alexandria Police Department

Please file FOIA requests at www.alexandriava.gov/FOIA<http://www.alexandriava.gov/FOIA>

Crystal L. Nosal
Senior Public Information Officer
Alexandria Police Department

From: Alexandria Police Department

OFFICE OF THE CITY ATTORNEY
301 KING STREET, SUITE 1300 ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA 22314
http://alexandriava.gov

12/12/2017
Joseph Trevithick
1420 W. Abingdon Dr.
Alexandria, VA 22314
RE: W010014-121217
Dear Sir/Madam,
This is to acknowledge receipt of your Freedom ofInformation Act (FOIA) request e-mailed to the City of Alexandria on 12/6/2017referenced above.
Your request referenced correspondence that you stated was previouslysent to the City of Alexandria. The City’sdatabase of requests does not contain any record of previously receiving any correspondencerelated to these requests. Accordingly,we are currently processing your request. For future reference, the mostefficient mechanism for submitting requests is available at https://www.alexandriava.gov/FOIA.
Although we strive to provide requested information within the five (5)business-day time frame in accordance with FOIA, there are some instances whereit is not practical to accomplish this. Accordingly, we wish to inform you thatas allowed under Virginia Code § 2.2-3704(B)(4), we require up to an additionalseven (7) business days to complete your request. Should you have any questions orconcerns at this time, please do not hesitate to contact this office.
Sincerely,
Dennis Andreas
Paralegal/Assistant City Attorney

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