|Submitted||April 15, 2013|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, §10, I hereby request the following records:
A copy of the intelligence briefing referenced in this AP report:
"A law enforcement official, citing an intelligence briefing, said cellphone service had been shut down Monday in the Boston area to prevent any potential remote detonations of explosives," Link: http://bigstory.ap.org/article/official-cellphone-service-shut-down-boston
I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.
I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.
In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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.
Please see the attachment.
May 6, 2013
Re: Public Records Request
Dear Mr. Musgrave,
You have requested documents in the possession, custody or control of the Boston Police Department under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Specifically, you requested a copy of the intelligence briefing referenced in this AP report:
"A law enforcement official, citing an intelligence briefing, said cellphone service had been shut down Monday in the Boston area to prevent any potential remote detonations of explosives," Link: http://bigstory.ap.org/article/official-cellphone-service-shut-down-boston.
In response to your request, please be advised that the information you have requested does not exist.
Please be advised that this office does not provide legal assistance, opinions or explanations about police policy to the public, and will not respond to any such request. If you have been denied records by the Boston Police Department, you have the right to appeal this decision with the Supervisor of Public Records at the Public Records Division of the Secretary of the Commonwealth.
Should you have any questions or require any additional information, please do not hesitate to contact this office.
Bureau of Public Information