Contracts and Policies Regarding IMSI Catchers Baltimore County Police)

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Baltimore County Police Department of Baltimore County, MD.


From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Maryland's Public Information Act ("PIA"), 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
-Records of each use of cell site simulators

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.


Curtis Waltman

From: Shawn Vinson

Mr. Waltman,
Please see the attached response from the Baltimore County Police Department concerning your request under the Maryland Public Information Act.

Thank you,
Shawn Vinson

Cpl. Shawn Vinson
Special Assistant County Attorney
Baltimore County Police
700 E. Joppa Road
Towson, Maryland 21286
(410) 887-2211